Direct Service Programs – Serving Needy People Directly
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
A federally-funded nutrition program that provides a monthly box of 35 pounds of nutritious supplemental food for persons over age 60 who reside in Butler, Warren, Preble, Darke and Miami counties and whose income is at or below 130% of the federal poverty line.
For more information about CSFP, contact Heather Merritt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach
Local food pantries, social services agencies, community fairs, farmers markets, health clinics and other community events host our outreach staff, who provide program education about, and nutrition benefits of SNAP, offering assistance with completing application forms through the Ohio Benefit Bank; collecting necessary documents, filing applications electronically with County Job & Family Services and providing follow-up services. This project is offered in Butler, Warren and Miami Counties.
For more information about SNAP, contact Gloria Bateman, email@example.com
Back Pack Program
Provides nutritious and easy to prepare food for the weekends when other resources may not be available, to elementary and Head Start students who exhibit signs of chronic hunger, as identified by their teachers, counselors or other school staff, such as rushing school lines, poor attendance and classroom participation, hoarding food and unkempt appearance.
For more information on the BackPack Program, contact Sarah, firstname.lastname@example.org