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Our Programs: Food Assistance
Our agency supports a variety of nutritional and educational programs that are operated through Oregon Food Bank's statewide network of 21 regional food banks.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)The Commodity Supplement Food Program is a healthy dietary program that offers free nutritious foods to supplement the daily diet of children and seniors. Each month, a variety of high quality nutritious food is distributed and can include, evaporated milk, egg mix, meat, peanut butter, rice, cereal, beans and a variety of fruits, juices and vegetables.
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Food Distribution Program on an Indian Reservation (FDPIR)The Tribal Commodity Program distributes a month's supply of nutritious food to any income-eligible household residing with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation boundary. Additionally, an income-eligible household who has a member of a federally recognized tribe living within a 10-mile radius of the boundary can receive food.
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)The Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program provides USDA food commodities to needy persons through emergency food boxes and congregate meal sites. Our agency is responsible for administering the TEFAP program, and we contract with the Oregon Food Bank to deliver these services. The Oregon Food Bank coordinates the program through twenty statewide regional food banks that distribute the food to more that 800 hunger relief agencies.
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