Five impacts COVID-19 is having on low-income Americans
Fresh EBT is a free mobile app that helps over 4 million low-income families manage their SNAP benefits. Through the app, users can access daily savings, income-eligible programs, and local employment opportunities, all available from partner organizations.
Conducting monthly surveys
Undeniably, the COVID-19 crisis is having a devastating impact on low-income Americans. To understand how the circumstances in the lives of Fresh EBT users are changing, we have been conducting surveys each month. In sharing the key insights below, we hope that individuals, organizations, and businesses will better understand the changing needs and realities of low-income families and step up for those in need.
October 2020 key findings
The following insights come from a 6-minute multiple choice and open response survey conducted by Fresh EBT to a random sample of 2,592 Fresh EBT users from October 1 - 14, 2020.