August 31, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I ...

Know if I am eligible for food commodities?

Eligibility for commodities varies based on the program:

• For TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program), recipients can be under the age of 60 but their income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.  If over 60, income must be at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (quarterly distribution).

Household  Size

Annual

1

$23,540

2

$31,860

3

$40,180

4

$48,500

5

$56,820

6

$65,140

7

$73,460

8

$81,780

For each additional family member add

$8,320

• For CSFP (Commodities Supplemental Food Program) monthly food distribution, a person must be 60 years or older and income must be at or below 130% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (monthly distributions).

Household  Size

Annual

1

$15,301

2

$20,709

3

$26,117

4

$31,525

5

$36,933

6

$42,341

7

$47,749

8

$53,157

For each additional family member add

$5,408

 



posted 08-24-2015 []