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Grand Haven – The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Quarterly food distribution

Date/Time

Friday, May 31
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

St. Patrick’s Church
920 Fulton St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 842-0001

Languages Spoken

English

About this Event

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a quarterly distribution program that helps meet the nutritional needs of all ages.

Eligibility includes proof of residence in Ottawa County, and when collecting a box you sign that you are either 1) in need of emergency food, 2. participating in  a program like SNAP, WIC, or other income-based program, OR 3) that your income falls below 200% poverty level (see chart).

Households of 1-4 people can get 1 box, 5-8 people can get 2 boxes, and 9+ people can get 3 boxes.

For more information call (616) 393-5606 or 1 (800) 764-4111 ext. 5606.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Michigan
2018 Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective May 8, 2018
Based on 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines
Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 $24,280 $2,023 $467
2 $32,920 $2,743 $633
3 $41,560 $3,463 $799
4 $50,200 $4,183 $965
For each additional family member add $8,640 $720 $166

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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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 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.

St. Patrick’s Church