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Office of Special Nutrition Schedules USDA Food Distribution

Community distribution of USDA Commodities will be held on two days this year, according to a press release issued Friday by the State Office of Special Nutrition. The dates and times are as follows:
St. John: on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Julius Sprauve School Cafeteria
St. Thomas: (For Senior Citizens and Disabled Individuals Only) on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Thomas: on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Croix: (For Senior Citizens and Disabled Individuals Only) on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Croix: Sunday, Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria
The commodity distribution is for all needy persons, including the elderly, who meet these criteria:
A person or head of household that is a client of any of the following income certified assistance programs:
(a) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(b) Medical Assistance Program
(c) A Tenant of Subsidized Public Housing
Persons who are not recipients of the above mentioned programs must have a family income that does not exceed 185 percent of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, and as follows:
Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household

Annual

Income

Monthly Weekly

1

$20,147

$1,679

$388

2

$27,214

$2,268

$524

3

$34,281

$2,857

$660

4

$41,348

$3,446

$796

5

$48,415

$4,035

$932

6

$55,482

$4,624

$1,067

7

$62,549

$5,213

$1,203

8

$69,616

$5,802

$1,339
Only one distribution package will be given per household.
To obtain commodity items, proper identification must be presented (i.e. SNAP card, Medical Assistance Card, and 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. For further information, please call Federal Commodities Officer, Correy A. Lettsome at 774-9373.

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Community distribution of USDA Commodities will be held on two days this year, according to a press release issued Friday by the State Office of Special Nutrition. The dates and times are as follows:
St. John: on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Julius Sprauve School Cafeteria
St. Thomas: (For Senior Citizens and Disabled Individuals Only) on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Thomas: on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lockhart Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Croix: (For Senior Citizens and Disabled Individuals Only) on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria
St. Croix: Sunday, Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Charles H. Emanuel Elementary School Cafeteria
The commodity distribution is for all needy persons, including the elderly, who meet these criteria:
A person or head of household that is a client of any of the following income certified assistance programs:
(a) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(b) Medical Assistance Program
(c) A Tenant of Subsidized Public Housing
Persons who are not recipients of the above mentioned programs must have a family income that does not exceed 185 percent of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, and as follows:
Income Eligibility Guidelines
Household
Annual
Income
Monthly Weekly
1
$20,147
$1,679
$388
2
$27,214
$2,268
$524
3
$34,281
$2,857
$660
4
$41,348
$3,446
$796
5
$48,415
$4,035
$932
6
$55,482
$4,624
$1,067
7
$62,549
$5,213
$1,203
8
$69,616
$5,802
$1,339
Only one distribution package will be given per household.
To obtain commodity items, proper identification must be presented (i.e. SNAP card, Medical Assistance Card, and 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. For further information, please call Federal Commodities Officer, Correy A. Lettsome at 774-9373.