FOOD PANTRY FRESH FOOD BOX DISTRIBUTION TO TAKE PLACE ONCE A MONTH

The NCS Napoleon Food Pantry is now working with the South Michigan Food Bank as a Fresh Food Distributor!

Everyone deserves access to fresh produce, meat and dairy products. Fresh food is a critical part of getting the nutrients needed to thrive. As part of our ongoing effort to contribute to wellness in our community the Napoleon Food Pantry has become a host site for this great program.

On the third Wednesday of every month fresh food boxes will be available on a first come, first serve basis for those in need that meet one of the following:

  1. In need of emergency food OR
  2. A participant in WIC, CSFP, FIP, SNAP or their child receives free/ reduced meals at school,
  3. In a household where the income falls at or below the posted federal poverty guidelines (see below)

Image of Federal Poverty Level Income Chart

 

WHEN: the 3rd Wednesday of Every Month from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Starting July 15th, 2020

WHERE: Napoleon Food Bank at Napoleon High School Kitchen Door #16

(DRIVE-THRU style ONE-WAY using driveway located near Performing Arts doors off Center Street between East Street & West Street on East side of building)

 

USDA Non-Discrimination 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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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 Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410.; 2) fax: (202) 690-7442; 3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

*This program is NOT in place of our Farmers to Families Food Box program but in addition to that program. Farmers to Families Food Boxes will continue to be distributed as scheduled through August 6th, 2020 as posted here in our NCS Community Food Program Information story.