Referring Clients to Angel Food
 Stretching the Nutrition Dollar
         Angel Food Virginia
            David Mills




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About Angel Food Ministries
• Provides Charitable Food Relief on a
  monthly basis
• Offers a menu and shared cost approac...
The Angel Food Model
• Is uniquely suited to help your clients:
  – Available in community locations
  – Has a substantial...
The Angel Food Model
• The Food:
  – Is based on a variable monthly menu
  – Is not surplus, and contains both proteins an...
The Angel Food
     Model
 Sample Menu:
 Signature Box



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Making Referrals to Angel Food
                                $101 Individual
                                 $227 Famil...
How to Make Referrals

• What kind of clients might benefit?
  – SNAP, WIC, TANF
  – Unemployed
  – Seniors
  – Families
 ...
How to Make Referrals

• What are the qualifications?
  – Angel Food has no pre-qualifications or
    income test.
  – It ...
How to Make Referrals

• Angel Food is a simple referral
  – It is housed in local churches and non profits
  – Does not d...
How to make referrals




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Referral Form


• This form is not required
• But may assist you
• Located at www.angelfoodva.org
   – under “Become a Hos...
Case Worker Information about
    Angel Food Ministries

               Dawn Mills
           888-652-0119

       www.ang...
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Learn how to connect people with Angel Food Ministries and stretch their food dollar. If you are a case manager, social worker or otherwise help fragile populations who need to increase their nutritional intake. View this brief video to learn how.

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Making Referrals

  1. 1. Referring Clients to Angel Food Stretching the Nutrition Dollar Angel Food Virginia David Mills Copyright Angel Food Ministries 2010 1
  2. 2. About Angel Food Ministries • Provides Charitable Food Relief on a monthly basis • Offers a menu and shared cost approach • Offered at over 200 sites in Virginia • Provides about 1 week of main meals for family of 4, or 10 senior meals • Operates as a food cooperative 2
  3. 3. The Angel Food Model • Is uniquely suited to help your clients: – Available in community locations – Has a substantial impact that “stretches” the available food dollar – Improves nutritional purchasing using SNAP – Connects clients to healthy local social networks 3
  4. 4. The Angel Food Model • The Food: – Is based on a variable monthly menu – Is not surplus, and contains both proteins and vegetables – Offers an approximate 2X value – Is dignity based because it operates as a cooperative, volunteers do the work, participants can volunteer and purchase 4
  5. 5. The Angel Food Model Sample Menu: Signature Box QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 5
  6. 6. Making Referrals to Angel Food $101 Individual $227 Family How Angel Food (2008 Average, USDA) Stretches the Food Dollar Order Signature Box $30 (aprox. value $60) Special Box $20 (aprox. value $40) With EBT= $50 (aprox. value $100) $101 Benefit now has Individual: 50% $151 buying power; SNAP Benefit Impact $227 Benefit now has Family: $22% SNAP $277 buying power Benefit Impact 6
  7. 7. How to Make Referrals • What kind of clients might benefit? – SNAP, WIC, TANF – Unemployed – Seniors – Families – Recovery and Re-entry 7
  8. 8. How to Make Referrals • What are the qualifications? – Angel Food has no pre-qualifications or income test. – It operates as a food cooperative and advance payment is required (about 5-7 days in VA. – Referrals simply require your assistance in helping your client learn about and connect with a local Angel Food host site. 8
  9. 9. How to Make Referrals • Angel Food is a simple referral – It is housed in local churches and non profits – Does not discriminate – Does not require any religious activity – Accepts SNAP EBT cards • Orders occur once per month, food is delivered about 7 days later 9
  10. 10. How to make referrals QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 10
  11. 11. How to make referrals: QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.angelfoodministries.com “Find a Local Site” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 11
  12. 12. Find a site that is close to your client: QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 12
  13. 13. Provide the basic information, and connect the client by phone: QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 13
  14. 14. Referral Form • This form is not required • But may assist you • Located at www.angelfoodva.org – under “Become a Host or Refer” • Monthly Menu is also available at – http://www.angelfoodministries.com • Online orders can also be made 14
  15. 15. Case Worker Information about Angel Food Ministries Dawn Mills 888-652-0119 www.angelfoodva.org www.angelfoodministries.com 15

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