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The Emergency Food Assistance Program

The United States Department of Agriculture, or USDA, makes commodity foods available to State Distributing Agencies. States provide the food to local agencies that directly serve the public (food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.).  The local organizations distribute the food to eligible recipients for household consumption, or use them to prepare and serve meals in a congregate setting.  Recipients of food for home use must meet income and household eligibility criteria seen below.

Eligibility Requirements

Total Household Income (based on 185% of Poverty)
Effective May 8, 2022 to June 30, 2022

Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
Household of 1 $25,142
$2,095
$484
Household of 2 $33,874
$2,823
$651
Household of 3 $42,606
$3,551
$819
Household of 4 $51,338
$4,278
$987
Household of 5 $60,070
$5,006
$1,155
Household of 6 $68,802
$5,734
$1,323
Household of 7 $77,534
$6,461
$1,491
Household of 8 $86,266
$7,189
$1,659
For each additional
family member add:
$8,732
$728
$168
                                         

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