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Boost Coming For WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits

escalontimes.com
 26 days ago

Cover picture for the articleCommunity Medical Centers has announced that its families receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children) will see a temporary $15 increase in their monthly fruits and vegetables benefit from June through September. Currently, children ages 1 to 5 receive $9 a month, and pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women receive $11 a month. Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act allowed the California WIC program to enhance the program’s fruits and vegetables benefit for the summer.

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