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Special Nutrition Office Releases Schedule of USDA Food Distributions for Residents

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Office of Special Nutrition Programs has released the schedule of community distributions of USDA commodities for territorial residents on:

Saturday, June 12 – Julius E. Sprauve School Cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 19 – Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 26 – Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The commodity distributions are for all needy persons, including the elderly, who meet the following criteria:
1. A person or head of household must be a recipient of either:
(a) The Food Stamps Programs
(b) Medical Assistance Program
(c) Tenant of Subsidized Public Housing.
Persons who are not recipients of the above programs must have a family income that does not exceed the 185 percent of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
Residents are reminded that distribution packages will be given only one per household. To obtain commodity items proper identification must be presented (i.e. Food Stamp Card, Medical Assistance Card, or proof of income for persons completing the self certification form). Anyone not having proper documentation will not receive commodities. All eligible recipients must bring along sturdy boxes or bags to contain their commodities for transport.
Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 Income level (185%)
Household size
1……..
2……..
3……..
4……..
5……..
6……..
7……..
8……..
For each additionalfamily member add:
Annual
20,036
26,955
33,874
40,793
47,712
54,631
61,550
68,469
+6,919
Monthly
1,670
2,247
2,823
3,400
3,976
4,553
5,130
5,706
+577
twice per month
835
1,124
1,412
1,700
1,988
2,277
2,565
2,853
+289
Every two weeks
771
1,037
1,303
1,569
1,836
2,102
2,368
2,634
+267
Weekly
386
519
652
785
918
1,051
1,184
1,317
+134
Civil Rights Non-Discrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Education policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminated on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability .To file a complaint of discrimination, with USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
For more information contact Correy A. Lettsome, federal commodities officer, at (340) 774-9373.
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The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Office of Special Nutrition Programs has released the schedule of community distributions of USDA commodities for territorial residents on:

Saturday, June 12 – Julius E. Sprauve School Cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 19 - Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 26 - Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The commodity distributions are for all needy persons, including the elderly, who meet the following criteria:
1. A person or head of household must be a recipient of either:
(a) The Food Stamps Programs
(b) Medical Assistance Program
(c) Tenant of Subsidized Public Housing.
Persons who are not recipients of the above programs must have a family income that does not exceed the 185 percent of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
Residents are reminded that distribution packages will be given only one per household. To obtain commodity items proper identification must be presented (i.e. Food Stamp Card, Medical Assistance Card, or proof of income for persons completing the self certification form). Anyone not having proper documentation will not receive commodities. All eligible recipients must bring along sturdy boxes or bags to contain their commodities for transport.
Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 Income level (185%)

Household size
1……..
2……..
3……..
4……..
5……..
6……..
7……..
8……..
For each additionalfamily member add:
Annual
20,036
26,955
33,874
40,793
47,712
54,631
61,550
68,469
+6,919
Monthly
1,670
2,247
2,823
3,400
3,976
4,553
5,130
5,706
+577
twice per month
835
1,124
1,412
1,700
1,988
2,277
2,565
2,853
+289
Every two weeks
771
1,037
1,303
1,569
1,836
2,102
2,368
2,634
+267
Weekly
386
519
652
785
918
1,051
1,184
1,317
+134

Civil Rights Non-Discrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Education policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminated on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability .To file a complaint of discrimination, with USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
For more information contact Correy A. Lettsome, federal commodities officer, at (340) 774-9373.