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Did you know your EBT card can do this?!

Did you know your EBT card can do this?!

Got EBT? You can get FREE museum admission, cheap Amazon memberships and even discounts at certain retailers with your EBT card! That’s right – your food stamps benefits can do so much more than just buy groceries!

While some of these discounts are available to SNAP users across the United States, the best ones overall are local to your individual state. In order to find the best freebies, make sure you select your state from the alphabetized state list below. If you have an EBT card, then you won’t want to miss any of this!


Got an EBT card? Get FREE stuff and discounts on services!

Amazon offers $5.99 per month Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive either EBT or Medicaid benefits! Amazon Prime includes both FREE two-day shipping and FREE streaming access to thousands of titles. You’ll need to verify that you receive either food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Bike share programs typically offer discounts for low income people. If you live near a city, check out this list of bike share programs that offer low income discounts!


Cell phones and service are available FREE for both individuals and families who receive EBT benefits. Find out who offers free phones and service in your area. 

Summer food service provides free meals for all children ages 18 and under during the summer months. Summer food services ensure that all families have access to consistent, healthy meals all summer long.


YMCA organizations typically offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you qualify for food stamps in your state, you may qualify for a discounted YMCA membership! Contact your local YMCA for details.

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Did you know you can buy this stuff with your food stamps card?

Sure, everyone knows you can buy groceries with you food stamps card… but did you know you can also buy certain gift baskets and even shop online with your grocery money? Check out our YouTube video about the 7 most surprising things you can buy with your EBT card!

Buy gift baskets and more! These rules are actually part of the actual federal food stamps law, so they can be used in all 50 states. Here’s a list of unexpected things you can actually buy with your food stamps funds. 

Fast food restaurants accept EBT cards in certain areas under certain circumstances. In order to use these benefits, you must meet strict criteria and live in a participating area. Learn more here. 

Plant a garden! You can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your EBT card! In fact, it’s part of the federal food stamps law.

Shop at these retailers! Did you know that Costco, farmer’s markets and even you-pick strawberry fields can accept EBT benefits? Some retailers even give you either discounts or free stuff if you shop there with your food stamps card!


Buy groceries online! In certain states, Amazon, Safeway, ShopRite, Hy-Vee, Hart’s Local Grocers, Dash’s Market and FreshDirect can accept your EBT card for online grocery purchases. Get the details.

Get groceries delivered from Instacart! You can use food stamps to order groceries on Instacart! You can order them for pickup or delivery. Get all the details here – or click the button below to start your order!

You may be able to get more food stamps (or even cash back).

Get more food stamps?!  Many people only get $16 in food stamps each month. We’ve cracked the code on how the food stamps office determines your monthly food stamps allotment… and we’ve discovered ways that you can increase your monthly balance! Learn the trick that 90% of people don’t know about.

You can even get cash back from your food stamps card! It’s true and it’s legal – no cash benefits required. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 just by shopping with her food stamps card. She uses that extra money to buy diapers, wipes and other essentials. Here’s how.

Got questions about food stamps? We’ve got answers to your most common food stamps questions here!

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If you qualify for food stamps, you might qualify for these programs too!

Internet for just $5 per month?! We’ve found a series of low income Internet discounts from providers like Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T, Cox Communications and more! Click here to learn how to get discounted Internet services!


Power companies often offer low income discounts, payment assistance and free weatherization assistance for low income borrowers! If you qualify for food stamps, then you might qualify for some amazing savings on your power bills! Find out what’s available from your company here. 

Property tax exemptions may be available for both low income seniors and disabled veterans! If you own your own home, then please check with your county for more information about these exemptions and how to apply. This benefit is retroactive in many states, so you could even receive a check for the property tax you’ve paid over the last 2-3 years!

Student loans feature special repayment programs for low income borrowers. In fact, you could pay ZERO dollars per month on your student loans – and get total student loan forgiveness after 20 years of on-time payments (even if your payments are literally nothing)! Get the details on these low income student loan repayment plans here!

Veterinary care can be so expensive! If you own a beloved furbaby, you’ll want to know about these agencies that can assist you with your veterinary bills! Get the details here!

Get FREE museum admission and more in YOUR state!

In order to find the best discounts, select your state from the alphabetical list below! Many states offer museum discounts, state parks discounts and so much more to low income residents.

Be sure to check out nearby states, too! Museums for All partners accept EBT cards from all states, so even more adventure could be lurking just beyond the state line!


Alabama food stamps recipients can get special perks at both farmer’s markets and U-Pick strawberry stands! Find more Alabama EBT discounts here. 


Alaska offers museum discounts and also has farmer’s markets that will double your money! You could qualify for free legal services, prescription discounts and so much more! See the Alaska EBT discount list here!


Arizona has some sweet discounts! You can visit the Phoenix Zoo, i.d.e.a. Museum, Arizona Science Center and so many other places for $5 or less per person with your EBT card! Get the details on this and Arizona’s other amazing EBT discounts here!


Arkansas now has its first discounted Museums for All participant and some other great discounts for EBT recipients! See what Arkansas offers here.


California boasts over 50 museums that offer admission for either free or a discounted rate. In fact, some counties even let certain recipients use their food benefits at fast food restaurants! You won’t want to miss the incredible benefits available in California for EBT cardholders! Get the California EBT discount list now!


Colorado has several museum discounts for low income families. If you’ve got food stamps, then you can get an annual membership to WOW Children’s Museum in Lafayette for just $10 per year! Find this and other exclusives in our Colorado EBT discount list. 


Connecticut has more than half a dozen museum discounts for low income families. You’ll find these and other EBT discounts in our Connecticut list!


Delaware residents who receive benefits can get discounts to some awesome programs and organizations, such as Bike Delaware and the Royal Scottish Dance Society, and a $10 state parks pass! Find these and other awesome services for EBT recipients here. 


Florida offers over a dozen museums with discounted admission, including both the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) in Jacksonville and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa. Get all the details in our article on Florida EBT discounts.


Georgia features over a half-dozen discounted museums and destinations! You can experience the Georgia State Railroad Museum, explore the Georgia Museum of Art and visit the Breman for $3 or less per person with your food stamps card! Get the details on this and other discounts in our piece on Georgia EBT discounts!


Hawaii residents with SNAP benefits can get discounts to Kroc Center Hawaii and so much more! Find out all the Hawaii discounts you may qualify for with your EBT card here.


Idaho residents can visit the Idaho Potato Museum for just $3 or less! Find the details on this and other EBT discounts in Idaho here. 


Illinois boasts a stunning list of more than two dozen museums where Illinois LINK cardholders can get either free or discounted admission. This list includes Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium! If you have EBT benefits in Illinois, then you won’t want to miss this incredible list of benefits!


Indiana is home to more than a dozen awesome museums that invite food stamps recipients to visit for either free or cheap. You could get an annual family pass to Minnetrista for just $5 per year! Get the scoop on this and other Indiana EBT discounts here!


Iowa has some incredible museum discounts and other benefits for low income residents. You can get all the details on Iowa’s EBT discounts here.


Kansas residents can double their money at certain farmer’s markets, get recreational program scholarships, half-price memberships to select community centers and more! Get the details on Kansas’ programs for EBT customers here. 


Kentucky residents can double their money at certain farmer’s markets, save money on prescriptions and so much more! You can also get incredible membership discounts at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center! Get the details on Kentucky’s EBT discounts here.


Louisiana offers museum discounts, food coop discounts and more to residents who receive food stamps cards. For more information, visit our Louisiana EBT discounts article!


Maine features museum discounts from Augusta to Waterville! Dollar-matching programs are also available at certain farmer’s markets. Get all the details in this post about Maine EBT benefits.


Maryland offers several museum discounts and other programs for residents who receive food stamps benefits. See what you qualify for in this Maryland EBT post!


Massachusetts boasts more than two dozen discounted museums from Acton to Worcester! You can visit the EcoTarium, Stone Zoo, USS Constitution Museum and so much more for unbelievably low prices. Discover all the places you can go FREE or cheap with your Massachusetts EBT card here!


Michigan features around a dozen incredible museum discounts for food stamps recipients! You can visit the Michigan Science Center and so much more. Find all the places you can go free or cheap with your Michigan EBT card here!


Minnesota has over 30 destinations you can visit either free or cheap with your SNAP card! You can visit the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Minnesota Zoo and so much more for $3 or less per person! Get the details on these incredible Minnesota EBT deals here. 


Mississippi has museum discounts and more for EBT recipients! One of my favorite deals in Mississippi is the LIME Program offered by the Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-Op. Get the details on this and other Mississippi EBT discounts here!


Missouri offers museum discounts, FREE college courses and so much more for low income SNAP recipients! If you’ve got food stamps in Missouri, then don’t miss this!


Montana residents can visit more than a half-dozen museums for FREE or cheap with their food stamps cards! You can also receive sliding-scale medical services, double-dollars at farmer’s markets and community-supported agriculture programs and more! Get all the details on your Montana EBT discounts here!


Nebraska offers museum discounts (including FREE memberships to Omaha Children’s Museum), sliding-scale dental services and more for food stamps recipients. Get the details on Nebraska’s EBT discounts here.


Nevada residents with food stamps can participate in community-supported agriculture and more! Check out our Nevada EBT list here. 

New Hampshire

There are several benefits for food stamps recipients in New Hampshire! Find out what your EBT card can do in New Hampshire here!

New Jersey

Get discounts at Farmer’s Markets and more in New Jersey! Click here to find out what your EBT card can do in New Jersey.

New Mexico

New Mexico has several discounts for food stamps recipients. You can visit either Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum or Explora Science Center for $1 per person or less! There’s even more available. Get the details on this and other EBT discounts in New Mexico here. 

New York

New York boasts an insane amount of museum discounts and discounted services for low income New York residents. There are destinations in New York City, Western NY and more!

North Carolina

North Carolina has nearly a dozen discounted museums and even offers FREE fishing licenses to North Carolina EBT recipients! Get the details on these and other SNAP discounts in North Carolina here. 

North Dakota

North Dakota has museum discounts, double-up dollars at farmer’s markets and more for EBT cardholders. Learn more about North Dakota’s SNAP discounts here.


Ohio boasts a dozen museum discounts, from Akron to Mt. Vernon! Visit the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, the Holden Arboretum in Kirtland and so much more. Here’s everything you can do for free or cheap with your Ohio EBT card!


Oklahoma has museum discounts and more for low income residents! Learn more about Oklahoma’s food stamps programs here. 


Oregon has some truly incredible EBT discounts. In Oregon, you’ll find over a dozen discounted museums and zoos (including the Oregon Zoo!) and an unbeatable Arts for All program that provides $5 tickets to events like the Portland Ballet and the Oregon Children’s Theater. See everything your Oregon Trail card can do now!


Pennsylvania residents can enjoy FREE or cheap admission to more than 50 destinations across the state! If you receive food stamps benefits in Pennsylvania, then you won’t want to miss this incredible list of places you can visit with your EBT card!.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island offers museum discounts and more for low income residents with food stamps benefits. See everything your Rhode Island food stamps card can do here!

South Carolina

South Carolina residents can enjoy museum discounts and even $2 balcony seats to the South Carolina Philharmonic on certain dates! Find out everything your EBT card can do in South Carolina here!

South Dakota

South Dakota residents can visit the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Storybrook Island, Museum of Geology and more for FREE with their SNAP card. Get the details on this and other discounts here. 


Tennessee residents can enjoy $25 per YEAR memberships to Adventure Science Center and more! Find out all the amazing things your EBT card can do in Tennessee here. 


Texas has nearly a dozen discounted venues for low income residents. From the Mayborn Complex in Waco to the Thinkery in Austin, you can visit some incredible places! Here’s everything your food stamps card can do in Texas!


Utah residents with food stamps benefits can enjoy FREE admission to several destinations. See everything your Utah food stamps card can do here!


Vermont residents with SNAP benefits can enjoy severely reduced admission to several destinations across the state! If you receive food stamps in Vermont, then check this out!


Virginia residents with SNAP benefits can visit more than a half-dozen discounted museums and more with their food stamps cards! This list will show you everything your Virginia card can do!

Virgin Islands

Got SNAP benefits in the Virgin Islands? We’ve found some cool stuff for you, too! Check out our list to see what your Virgin Islands benefits can do!


Washington residents with food stamps benefits can visit the Pacific Science Center for just $19 per YEAR per family! In addition, you can save money on admission to MoPop and other great destinations! Get the details on this and 12+ other incredible deals here!

Washington DC

Washington DC invites you to visit the International Spy Museum for just $3 per person! See everything we’ve found in DC so far here!

West Virginia

West Virginia residents with SNAP benefits can visit Spark Imagination and Science Center in Morgantown for FREE! Of course, there’s even more available in this area. If you’ve got food stamps in WV, then check this list out!


Wisconsin has a half-dozen discounted museums and other useful benefits for low income individuals and families. See everything your Wisconsin food stamps card can do here!


Although Wyoming doesn’t have many museums, they do have other benefits! Here’s everything we’ve found for Wyoming SNAP card users. 

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I want to say Thank You, for all the information. I had no idea about all the stuff you could get by using you EBT card. I am going to take my 7 yr old to pick strawberries and check out the museums. Thank you so much!!

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We are so glad we could help! Have so much fun! -Hannah

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