Got Oklahoma food stamps? You may also qualify for free internet, discounted veterinary care and more! Most people don’t realize just how many perks you can receive with a Oklahoma food stamps card… so we rounded them all up into this list!
7 Things You Need to Know!
- Apply for Oklahoma EBT online. I’ve had many people tell me that the only reason they don’t have food stamps is because they’re too embarrassed to go into the office. You can apply online and skip the lines!
- You can buy fruit trees and birthday cakes. It’s true! You can buy much more than just groceries. Many people think that you can only buy food with your food stamps card, but that’s not technically true. Your food stamps card can do much more than buy groceries! You can buy some surprising things with food stamps!
- Shop smart. You may be able to get more food for your money at farmer’s markets and You-Pick Strawberry Fields!
- You may be eligible for more food stamps. When I was receiving food stamps, I filled out the paperwork completely wrong. I didn’t know it at the time but I could’ve received hundreds of dollars per month in extra food stamps! If you are struggling to buy enough groceries each month, then you really need to read this post!
- You can get cash back! 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.
- You can shop at many places. You can use your Oklahoma food stamps funds in some unexpected places. In addition to most grocery stores and gas stations, you can use your card at Costco, many farmer’s markets and even Schwans food delivery trucks!
- You can use your EBT card in other states! Not only can you shop in other states, you can also get EBT discounts in other states. All of our state lists use green titles to indicate what venues accept out-of-state EBT cards for discounts.
Got Oklahoma food stamps? Get incredible discounts!
Amazon offers steep discounts on Amazon Prime membership for low income customers! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.
Cell phones and service are available FREE. If you qualify for Oklahoma food stamps, you may qualify for a FREE smartphone and FREE monthly service (including data)! Find out who offers free phones and service in your area.
Some retailers even give you discounts when you shop with your Oklahoma food stamps card! Many Oklahoma farmer’s markets even offer a dollar-matching program that lets you get twice as much food for your money!
Internet is essential to daily life. You could qualify for Internet as low as $5 per month! Learn how to get discounted Internet services here!
Power companies may provide free weatherization services, free appliances and other perks for low income customers. We’re investigating companies across America to see what hidden and relatively-unknown programs are available for their customers.
Property tax exemptions for low-income seniors and disabled veterans may be available from your local county assessor’s office. Contact your assessor’s office for more information, including income limits and application instructions.
Student loans? If you qualify for Oklahoma food stamps, you also qualify for income-based repayment plans! These plans can cost you as little as ZERO dollars per month and can even result in total loan forgiveness! Get the details on these low income student loan repayment plans here!
Veterinary care is so expensive! If you need help paying for pet care, we’ve found some resources for you.
YMCA usually offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you’ve got Oklahoma food stamps, you may be able to get a discounted membership to your local YMCA! Since details vary by location, you’ll need to contact them directly for more information.
Get museum discounts with your Oklahoma food stamps!
It is important to remember that you cannot pay for admission with your EBT card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.
Museums with green titles are Museums for All partners, so they offer discounts to people with EBT cards from any states.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center – $2 per person
The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center hosts one of the largest collections of western and Native American art in the west. It has a campfire theater, an experience theater and more. With your Oklahoma EBT card, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center offers a reduced entry fee of $2 per person plus tax, for up to four people.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum – FREE
Delve into the community’s history the moment you step inside the old Armory. Formerly home to the 179th Infantry, 45th Division of the National Guard, this historic sandstone building now houses the permanent and temporary exhibits of the Edmond Historical Society. Experience the lives of the Native People of the Prairie, the coming of the railroad, the Land Run of 1889, the agricultural development, city growth and influence of religion on the local community. Come back again and again for the temporary and traveling exhibits that change periodically throughout the year.
American Banjo Museum – $3 per person
Explore the history, popularity and usage of “America’s instrument,” the banjo! And just $3 admission for EBT Card Holders and up to four family members.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame & Gaylord-Pickens Museum – FREE for a limited time
Located in Midtown, this museum invites visitors to meet both famous and everyday Oklahoma residents who have made an impact in their communities and even in the world. Featured personalities include Reba McEntire, Wiley Post, Mat Hoffman and more. The museum is self-guided, but staff are always available to answer questions.
Admission is currently free through the end of May 2021. During regular operations, the entry fee for the Museums For All program is $1/guest (child and adult).
Oklahoma City Zoological Park – EBT Discount
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is now listed as a Museums for All member! That means you should be able to visit for $3 or less per EBT card. The zoo covers 130 acres and is home to more than 1,900 animals.
Mabe-Gerrer Museum of Art – FREE
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of Oklahoma’s oldest museums. It showcases art that was collected by the Benedictine monk Father Gregory Gerrer.
Museum Director Dane Pollei said, “For years, we’ve offered scholarships to the museum’s art classes for any child receiving any type of assistance. Participation in Museums for All helps us make art available to everyone.”
Philbrook Museum of Art – $1 per person
The Philbrook Museum of Art features permanent and rotating exhibitions. Up to four people can enter for just $1 each, when you show your EBT card. Children 17 and under are always free.
Tulsa Botanic Garden – $1 per person
Explore Tulsa Botanic Garden for just $1 per person. There is a limit of four discounts per EBT card, but children 12 and under are free. Special ticketed events and programs may cost more.
Tulsa Historical Society and Museum – up to $3 per person
The Tulsa Historical Society and Museum is Oklahoma’s first Museums for All partner.
From their website, “The Tulsa Historical Society has eight rotating exhibit galleries featuring stories from Tulsa’s past. The museum collects, preserves, and exhibits artifacts and archives from YOUR Tulsa history. Visit often as all exhibits are temporary and change regularly.”
As a Museums for All partner, their admission rate for EBT cardholders is $3 or less.
Tulsa Zoo – up to $3 per person
The Tulsa Zoo is now a Museums for All partner!