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Brady Hofmann

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Transcript of tefap2

Food Banks Emergency Food Assistance Program Federal program, run by the USDA, that provides low-income Americans with food at no cost.
“Supplement the diet”
Get people back on their feet The Chain of Commands Criticism Some people do not want tax money to go towards the program (political criticism)
Food Boxes are first come first serve
Limited amount of visits
Days/time to visit varies with each location
Have to be there in person
-Difficult for people with jobs and disabilities
Some people abuse soup kitchens Activity How are food banks and pantries funded? Money Donations
There are many sources that donate to food banks! Government Sources:
Emergency Food Assistance Program
Block grants
Various other government programs Private Donations:
Charity Donations (Feeding America)
Individual Donations History
First authorized in 1981
Distribute surplus foods to households
Formally became the TEFAP under the 1990 Farm Bill How Does One Qualify? Four branches: Beaverton, Ontario, Tillamook, and Portland
16 independent regional food banks
945 partner agencies
Serves an average of 270,000 people each month The Types of Foods USDA Purchases for TEFAP
Varies depending on the preferences of states
And on agricultural market conditions Emergency Food Assistance Program

1.Schools distribute food for home use

2.Nonprofit organizations distribute prepared meals

**Both must prove the eligibility of those they are serving
household vs. needy

3.Homeless and low-income senior citizens receive
*prepared meals without applying
*must be eligible for unprepared groceries Around 80 products are available for 2012, including:
Canned fruits
Canned vegetables
Fruit juice
Dried egg mix
Dried beans
Pasta products
Soups Oregon Income Standards for eligibility:

-Household income less than 185 percent of the federal poverty guideline
- For a family of four, the annual income must be less than $42,643
2012 Poverty Guidelines for the
48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia
Persons in

Poverty guideline
1: $11,170
2: $15,130
3: $19,090
4: $23,050
5: $27,010
6: $30,970
7: $34,930
8: $38,890
For families/households with more than 8 persons,
add $3,960 for each additional person. How to apply:

*Contacts vary from state to state
-Food Distribution Program for the State Department of Education
-Food program coordinator for OR housing and community services
-Food Bank contact FOOD BANK

*Equal opportunity provider:
-respect each person’s dignity and rights
-do not have to feel ashamed of getting help
*Provide high quality food
* Cheapest food is of poor nutritional quality
* Especially children need fresh, nutritionally adequate food
-Calcium important Add on programs:

-Harvest Share:
*Farmer’s market, fruits and veggies

-Community Basket:
*extra groceries each month
* support in the form of recipes and budget tips
* $5 per month or $15 per year Food Bank

2 Main Programs:
-Food boxes
*3-5 day supply of food
*Proof of address required

*Receive at warm and dry meal site
*No proof required Food Donations:
Food Drives
Large corporations (Kraft, General Mills)
Major Grocery Stores
Excess Produce Oregon Food Bank Funding
Feeding America
Government The U.S Department of Agriculture buys the food and ships it to the states.
The amount of food received in each states depend on its low income and unemployment population
Once the states receive the food, they distribute it to local organizations such as soup kitchens and food banks What is it?
Zip code 97203:
*Other programs and food boxes within 2 miles
*walking or biking distance if families do not have cars
*Meals available 3.5 miles away in Vancouver How is it Structured? USDA buys and collects food, and then ships it to the States
States responsible for distribution to households, Food Banks, etc Oregon Food Bank BENEFITS Emergency Food Assistance Program

-low-income people, including the elderly

-Supplement diets with food and nutrition advice

-Quality, nutrition rich foods: unsweetened, lower in fat

- Available foods are all easy to store or frozen, with longer shelf life, won’t spoil quickly

-Fresh foods also available

-Available foods are meal components

-Some can be used for snacks: peanut butter or applesauce http://www.fns.usda.gov/fdd/facts/hhpfacts/New_HHPFacts/WBSCM/HHFS_APPLESAUCE_100207-aug2012.pdf

-access to a list of foods available as well as recipes—both provided by USDA References
http://www.oregonfoodbank.org/Get-Help/Food-Finder-Results?q=97236&f=FoodBoxes Conclusion

Why: NHS

Where: Snow Cap

What: Packed food boxes, organize

Comments: Dog food, clothes, baby formula. Very community based, nonprofit public service

What I learned: Food drives are not a waste of time. Food is in demand and there's never "too much"
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