Low Income Households Help OSFB Get New Refrigerator for Free
OS Food Bank is part of the TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) that regularly provides food for 215 low income households in North Beach. As part of this federal program the OS Food Bank was given a brand-new refrigerator. It took many hands to unload and maneuver the new refrigerator into our food bank. “It was a welcome surprise to be awarded this new storage unit,” says Sandy Harley, Executive Director, and she added “we will put it to good use holding our TEFAP supplies.”
TEFAP is another program OSFB offers to help alleviate food insecurity for low income/elderly households.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans including elderly people by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost. USDA provides 100% American-grown USDA Foods and distributes about half a billion dollars in USDA food each year through food banks across the country.
Under TEFAP states also receive administrative funds that they pass down to local agencies to support the storage and distribution of USDA Foods.
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