Food distribution scheduled for September
ESCANABA — The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP quarterly distribution) has been scheduled for September. The program is for residents, 18 years of age and older, who qualify with a household income; example: (one person $2,265 a month, two people $3,052 a month, three people $3,838 a month). Call your local senior center if you are unsure if you qualify.
Residents do not have to pre-register but must self-declare their income at the time of receiving commodities. Escanaba participants are encouraged to call the senior center to obtain a card in advance. This will help the line move more quickly, all food items are available on a first come, first serve basis. All sites will be curbside pick up so remain in your vehicle.
For more information, contact your local Senior Center at the phone number listed below or Community Action Agency at (906) 786-7080, or visit our website at www.mdscaa.org. This institution is an equal opportunity employer.
Distributions are scheduled for communities as follows;
Escanaba: 906-786-8850 is Friday, September 16, at the U.P. State Fairgrounds Ruth Butler Building, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. New Escanaba participants are asked to call 906-786-8850 for a TEFAP card by September 15.
Gladstone: 906-428-2201 is Friday, September 16, at the Gladstone Senior Center, 303 N. 8th St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rock-Perkins: 906-356-6420 is Thursday, September 15, at the Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rapid River: 906-474-9039 is Wednesday, September 14, at the Rapid River Omni Center, 10574 N. Main St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden: 906-341-5085 is Wednesday, September 14, at the Garden Community Center, 2 to 3 p.m.
Menominee: 906-863-2158 is Friday, September 16, at the Menominee Senior Center, 905 10th St., 8 to 11 a.m.
Mid County: 906-753-6986 is Wednesday, September 14, at the Mid County Senior Center, 292 S. Hwy 41, Daggett, 9 a.m, to 12 p.m.
Hermansville: 906-498-7736 is Friday, September 16, at the Hermansville Senior/Community Center, W5480 1st St., 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Manistique/ Germfask 906-341-5085 is Thursday, September 15, at the Manistique VFW Hall, 344 N. Maple St., 9:30 a,m. to 12 p.m.