USDA Commodity Foods

sc_0032_200RSVP volunteers distribute USDA Commodity Food items every other month to needy families in Carson City, Caliente, Ely, Fallon and Yerington. (For distribution in other counties call 775-688-1160, Ext. 223) Distribution dates, times and places for the above areas for 2013 are:

Carson City: 1/18; 3/30; 5/17; 7/19; 9/20; 11/15

Caliente:1/30; 3/27; 5/22; 7/24; 9/25; 11/27 

Ely: 1/29; 3/26; 5/28; 7/30; 9/24; 11/25 

Fallon: 1/23; 3/20; 5/22; 7/24; 9/18; 11/20

Yerington: 1/25; 3/28; 5/29; 7/24; 9/25; 11/26

Any needy families are eligible. The household must simply sign the 'issuance sheet' certifying that their household's income does not exceed federal poverty guidelines. Those income guidelines currently are $20,036 for a single and $26,955 for a couple. No proof of income is required, only a picture ID/Drivers License. Food may be picked-up for the homebound or those unable to attend by bringing a signed note from them and their picture ID.

For more information call the State of Nevada Food Distribution Program: (775) 688-1160, Ext. 223 or RSVP: (775) 687-4680, Ext. 0.