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    Is money tight?  

    FoodShare Wisconsin is a benefit, like Social Security or Unemployment, that saves you money on groceries and frees up money for bills, medications and other necessities. FoodShare is distributed on the QUEST card, a debit card that is automatically loaded monthly with benefits. It can be used at most grocery stores, some Farmers' Markets and on community supported agriculture (CSAs).

    Call the FOODSHARE HELPLINE at 1-877-366-3635 to learn if you might be eligible and how to apply.


    Do I qualify for FoodShare and the QUEST card?

    If you fit into each of the following three categories, you might qualify and should call to learn more.

    1. You are a U.S. citizen, or have been a legal
        permanent resident for at least five years;

    2. You are a Wisconsin resident;

    3. You meet income limits


    What are the income limits?

    You may qualify if your monthly gross income for one person is less than $1,916 or $2,586 for two people. You may qualify even if you have assets such as a car, a house, a savings account or a retirement fund.

    Call 1-877-366-3635 to learn more!

    Friendly staff members answer the FOODSHARE HELPLINE Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.They will help you learn if you might qualify and tell you how to apply. They can arrange a meeting at a local library or other convenient location with an outreach specialist who will walk you through the application and teach you about the benefit.

     Most QUEST cards are issued within 30 days.


    FoodShare and the QUEST Card

    FoodShare Wisconsin empowers Wisconsin residents to improve nutrition and health by providing more money for groceries. FoodShare benefits are distributed through the QUEST card.