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USDA Commodities Distribution to Low-Income Families in Ottawa County on Friday, November 21, 2014

USDA commodities will be distributed to low-income families in Ottawa County Friday, November 21, 2014.  The commodity distribution is coordinated by the Ottawa County Community Action Agency, and will take place at the following locations:

  • Community Action House, 345 W. 14th Street, Holland, MI / HOURS: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 920 Fulton Street, Grand Haven, MI / HOURS:  10:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Hudsonville Congregational UCC Church, 4950 32nd Ave., Hudsonville, MI / HOURS: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • V.F.W. POST 5598, 511 North 68th Avenue, Coopersville, MI / HOURS: 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Eligibility Requirements:  Proof of Ottawa County residency to receive The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) commodities.  Individuals FIP (the old TANF), or SNAP (the old food stamps) are automatically eligible.  Household income, regardless of age, must not exceed 200% of the poverty level.

 
# in Household Maximum Household Incme
1 $ 23,340
2 $ 31,460
3 $ 39,580
4 $ 47,700
5 $ 55,820
6 $ 63,940
7 $ 70,060
8 $ 80,180

To determine the maximum income with more than eight members in the household, add $8,120 for each additional member.  Commodities include: apricots, green beans, carrots, corn, dehydrated potatoes, shelf-safe milk, rolled oats, pears, sliced potatoes, long grain rice, salmon, whole grain spaghetti, beef stew, tomato juice, mixed vegetables.