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Governor Abbott SNAP Benefits Announcment

"Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $246 million in emergency SNAP food benefits during May as Texas continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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DeSoto Military Appreciation Day

DeSoto's Veterans Affairs Committee will host an appreciation event for Veterans and their families on Military Appreciation Day, May 15th at 4:30 pm. All active duty and retired military are invited to DeSoto Town Center for a free burger sponsored by In & Out Burger.

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FEMA Funeral Expense Assistance

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

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DeSoto Mayor's Summer Reading Club

Are you ready to have fun with the 2021 Mayor's Summer Reading Club in DeSoto, Texas? The DeSoto Mayor, Rachel Proctor, invites you to check out what's happening for summer reading! This year's Mayor's Summer Reading Club runs between May 29th - July 24th.

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FEMA Federal Disaster-Related Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been directed to provide assistance following the President's disaster declaration for several Texas counties based on the severity of the recent winter storm in February 2021.

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