Giant Food is expanding the availability of its convenience-focused shopping capabilities to people who use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The Landover, Md.-based banner of Ahold Delhaize USA is now allowing shoppers to use their electronic benefit transfer cards when placing online orders for Giant Pickup and Giant Delivery orders in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
“Convenience and value are of great importance at Giant and as online grocery demand continues at an all-time high, we are excited to make shopping more accessible for our SNAP customers on Giantfood.com,” said Gregg Dorazio, Director of eCommerce for Giant Food. “The rollout of online EBT payments further supports our mission to increase access to healthy food and support hunger relief efforts in the communities we serve, especially as food insecurity issues have been further exacerbated by the effects of the pandemic.”
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Shoppers using SNAP can use their benefits to pay for eligible food and grocery items in their online orders, but will need an alternative debit/credit card or checking account to pay for any items not covered by SNAP, as well as taxes, fees and tips. Giant Pickup orders are subject to a $2.95 fee and Giant Delivers fees are between $7.95 and $9.95.