Food Bank Seeks Additional Participants for Commodity Supplemental Food Program\ for Seniors in St. Joseph County

Sign-Up Slated for Thursday, June 27

Food Bank Seeks Additional Participants for Commodity Supplemental Food Program for Seniors in St. Joseph County

WHO:              Food Bank of Northern Indiana, Indiana State Department of Health and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

WHAT:            Commodity Supplemental Food Program for low-income seniors, ages 60 and older.  

Clients must pre-certify and bring a photo ID with proof of age and proof of address, know their household’s annual or monthly income and how many people reside in their household. Clients are certified for 12 months. Clients who wish to designate a proxy to pick up their monthly boxes should appear in person, with the proxy present for the precertification process.

Participation in the program does not prohibit clients from visiting their local food pantry or soup kitchen as they normally would. 

The Food Bank received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cover the program costs. 

The Food Bank is looking to add an additional 40 - 50 participants in St. Joseph County. 

WHEN:           Thursday, June 27, 2019, from 9 a.m. - Noon

Food Bank of Northern Indiana

702 Chapin Street, South Bend, IN 46601

If participant qualifies for the program, they will take a monthly box of food home at that time.

Monthly Distribution in St. Joseph County occurs the first Tuesday of the month at the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, 702 Chapin Street, South Bend, IN 46601

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is an equal opportunity provider.

100% ($41,424.00) [FY2019] of total program costs for The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) are financed with federal funds. CSFP is an equal opportunity provider.

For more information, please contact: 

Brandy Love

Agency Relations Director

Food Bank of Northern Indiana

or (574) 232.9986 ext. 137

 

 

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