USDA food to be given to low-income families

The following USDA commodities will be distributed to low-income families in Ottawa County on Friday, Nov. 18: frozen ground beef, canned corn, grape juice, shelf stable milk, rolled oats, canned pears, canned peas, short grain rice, spaghetti and tomato sauce.
Nov 14, 2011


The commodity distribution, coordinated by the Ottawa County Community Action Agency, will take place at the following sites and times:

— St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 920 Fulton Ave., Grand Haven: 10 a.m. to noon.
— Community Action House, 345 W. 14th St., Holland: 10 a.m. to noon.
— Love INC of Southeast Ottawa County, 3300 VanBuren, Hudsonville: 1-3 p.m.
— VFW Post 5598, 511 N. 68th Ave., Coopersville: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Eligible individuals must prove Ottawa County residency to receive The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) commodities. Income and family size are self-declared. Individuals who receive FIP (the old TANF0) or SNAP (the old food stamps) are automatically eligible.


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