Monday, November 7, 2016

November 2016 Food Distribution Notice for Community Pantry 

and TEFAP Commodity Foods

DOVE CREEK VFW
CARE AND SHARE
FOOD PANTRY

FRIDAY
November 11th
9:30 - 11:00

DISTRIBUTION FOR
DOLORES COUNTY AND EGNAR RESIDENTS

AT THE VFW HALL REAR ENTRANCE ON 3RD STREET

NO PARKING IN THE WILD COFFEE AND FROSTY’S LIQUOR PARKING LOTS. VOLUNTEERS WILL HAPPILY ASSIST THOSE HAVING DIFFICULTY LOCATING PARKING.
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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
USDA Commodity Foods
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a Federal program administered through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.

WHERE:   Dove Creek VFW 
Care and Share Food Pantry
(Dove Creek VFW Hall at the rear entrance on 3rd Street)

WHEN: November 11, 2016 
9:30am - 11:00am

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?   
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HOW do I qualify?   

You may meet TEFAP income-based standards in either of the following two ways:
  1. Participate in one of these public assistance programs:
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
  • SNAP (formerly Food Stamps)
  • Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Old Age Pension (OAP)
  • Aid to Needy Disabled (AND)
  • Aid to the Blind (AB)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid Eligible Foster Children


2.     If you are not participating in any of the above public assistance programs, you must have a combined gross income which does not exceed the maximum income limit for the applicable household size.


Household Size
Maximum Monthly Household Income
Maximum Annual Household Income
1
$1,832
$21,978
2
$2,470
$29,637
3
$3,108
$37,296
4
$3,747
$44,955
5
$4,385
$52,614
6
$5,023
$60,273
7
$5,663
$67,951
8
$6,304
$75,647
For each additional family member, add:
$642
$7,696

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usdagov/complaint filing cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).


THIS INSTITUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER
For more information contact Kathleen Keesling, Manager
(970) 769-0006 or dccareandshare@gmail.com


Dove Creek Care and Share Food Pantry is a  Colorado 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.