Critical Tools for Preventing Hunger
Free Food for Low-Income SeniorsThe Commodity Supplemental Food          Program (CSFP)
   Free box of nutritious    food   Delivered monthly   To low-income:           Senior citizens           WIC gradua...
Milwaukee, Jefferson, Ozaukee, Rock, Washington         or Waukesha County residents who are:   Low-income   60 years of...
Household income at or below 130% of Federal Poverty level Household Size             Income at or below   1 Person      ...
Nutritious Foods that help stretch tight food budgets!   Fruit juice and shelf              Cereal    stable fluid milk ...
   Stockboxes are delivered    by Hunger Task Force at    99 distribution sites:    ◦ Senior centers    ◦ Senior residenc...
 Improved   nutrition Convenient           delivery, especially for the homebound Helpsseniors make ends meet by supple...
   Hunger Task Force authorized to distribute    9,400 Stockboxes every month   For information on how to receive    Sto...
Rick Lewandowski    CSFP Monitor Hunger Task Force201 S. Hawley CourtMilwaukee, WI 53214   414-777-0483Rick@hungertaskforc...
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  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture, part of our federal government, provides critical food assistance to low-income Americans in the form of a series of Federal Nutrition programs.
  • The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (or CSFP) is one of these programs. CSFP is a Federal Nutrition program administered locally by Hunger Task Force. Locally, Hunger Task Force calls this program Stockbox, and through it supplies more than 9200 low-income seniors with a 30 pound box of food every month.
  • Stockbox participants receive a free box of nutritious food every month.Although most Stockbox recipients are low income seniors, it also is available to low-income mothers and children under that are not receiving WIC. (For more information on WIC, check out the ‘Women, Infants & Children slide show on this website.)Participating in Stockbox does not affect eligibility for other federal nutrition programs like Food Share (food stamps) or Free/Reduced price school meals.
  • To receive the Stockbox, participants must BE
  • Only those that live in households with an income that is at or below 130% of the Federal Poverty Level are eligible for the senior stockbox. In dollars and cents this means:
  • Hunger Task Force has identified 98 locations, including senior centers, senior residences and food pantries to serve as the monthly distribution sites for the Stockbox. Multiple distribution sites ensures that seniors have a convenient location near where they live where they can receive the box. Seniors that are shut-ins or that have limited mobility can designate up to two people, (a family member, friend or neighbor) to pick up the box for them. This person is called a ‘proxy.’
  • Stockbox has multiple benefits for the seniors that participate . . .
  • Currently, Hunger Task Force is able to sign up new participants for Stockbox. There is no waiting list!
  • For more information you can contact Hunger Task Force, or the US Department of Agriculture:
  • Stockbox

    1. 1. Critical Tools for Preventing Hunger
    2. 2. Free Food for Low-Income SeniorsThe Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
    3. 3.  Free box of nutritious food Delivered monthly To low-income: Senior citizens WIC graduates (children 5 years old and mothers) www.hungertaskforce.org
    4. 4. Milwaukee, Jefferson, Ozaukee, Rock, Washington or Waukesha County residents who are: Low-income 60 years of age or older Low-income children up to age six who are not receiving WIC Low-income women 7–12 months postpartum who are not receiving WIC www.hungertaskforce.org
    5. 5. Household income at or below 130% of Federal Poverty level Household Size Income at or below 1 Person $1,180 per month 2 People $1,593 per month 3 People $2,007 per month For each additional person in the household add $414 per month www.hungertaskforce.org
    6. 6. Nutritious Foods that help stretch tight food budgets! Fruit juice and shelf  Cereal stable fluid milk  Peanut butter Canned vegetables & fruit  Rice, dried beans or pasta Cheese  Canned meat or fish www.hungertaskforce.org
    7. 7.  Stockboxes are delivered by Hunger Task Force at 99 distribution sites: ◦ Senior centers ◦ Senior residences ◦ Food pantries Participants or proxies pick up the box monthly www.hungertaskforce.org
    8. 8.  Improved nutrition Convenient delivery, especially for the homebound Helpsseniors make ends meet by supplementing tight food budgets www.hungertaskforce.org
    9. 9.  Hunger Task Force authorized to distribute 9,400 Stockboxes every month For information on how to receive Stockbox, call: www.hungertaskforce.org
    10. 10. Rick Lewandowski CSFP Monitor Hunger Task Force201 S. Hawley CourtMilwaukee, WI 53214 414-777-0483Rick@hungertaskforce.org U.S. Department of Agriculture CSFP Information www.fns.usda.gov/fdd/programs/csfp/ www.hungertaskforce.org
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