Feb 05, 2021 5:29 PM

Food boxes available for low income seniors

Posted Feb 05, 2021 5:29 PM

The Kansas Food Bank and Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank have openings for the USDA program to help provide monthly food boxes to low income seniors. 

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is available in Saline County to persons age 60 and above who qualify by meeting income requirements.

Interested seniors must fill out an application and provide the following:  proof of ID, proof of income (Social Security Statement) and proof of address.  Once approved, they will receive a monthly food box.    

Income guidelines are as follows:

Household Size-Gross Income

1-$1,383

2-$1,868

3-$2,353

4-$2,839

Applications are available by calling Debi at the Kansas Food Bank 316-265-3663.

Food packages include a variety of foods, such as nonfat dry and ultra-high temperature fluid milk, juice, farina, oats, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables.