Major supermarket is adding up to £52 to Healthy Start vouchers – how to claim

STRUGGLING households will be able to get an extra £2 a week of free food vouchers from a major supermarket. Sainsbury’s has promised to give customers a £2 coupon to spend on fresh, frozen, and tinned fruit and veg during their next shop.
1Struggling households will be able to get an extra £2 a week in free food vouchers
Healthy Start is a government scheme to help pregnant women and low-income families with children under the age of four maintain a healthy diet.
The vouchers are worth £4.25 each week of your pregnancy from the 10th week and £8.50 each week for children up to the age of one.
Once your child turns one, you will get vouchers worth £4.25 until they turn four.
Sainsbury’s will be providing a £2 coupon every week over the next six months – adding up to £52 worth of vouchers.

They will be valid from Wednesday, October 12 to Tuesday, April 11.
Shoppers in England who use a Healthy Start card when shopping will automatically receive a printed coupon at the checkout.
Sainsbury’s has more than 1,000 stores across England – you can find your local branch on the supermarket’s website.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have different schemes to support low-income families.
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The top-up will help families worried about being able to afford to feed their children as the cost of living soars.
Ruth Cranston, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Sainsbury’s, said: “We know that times are tough for millions of families across the country, and that the rising cost of living is causing uncertainty for many of our customers, so today we’ve announced that we’ll be topping up the Government funded NHS Healthy Start scheme by £2 for the third time.”
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