Mankato Public Schools say the Minnesota Department of Education and Department of Human Services have announced a Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. Students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals may be eligible for P-EBT to purchase food for days they are in distance learning.

To be considered, households must:

Eligibility is based on the current school year. The deadline is January 4, 2021. If you have submitted an application this school year, you do not need to reapply.