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Food commodities distribution on July 20

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) commodities will be distributed Thursday, July 20, at the Polk County Fairgrounds, Polk Road 43, Mena, from 10 a.m.-noon. The information for the Commodity Distribution is listed below. We are still following all safety precautions therefore this will be a drive through only distribution. Please do not exit your vehicle. An application will be completed at the distribution site.

FAMILY SIZE

WEEK

MONTH

YEAR

1

$365

$1,580

$18,954

2

$493

$2,137

$25,636

3

$622

$2,694

$32,318

4

$750

$3,250

$39,000

5

$879

$3,807

$45,682

6

$1,007

$4,364

$52,364

7

$1,136

$4,921

$59,046

8

$1,264

$5,478

$65,728

Each additional family member

+ $129

+ $557

+ $6,682

The above income guidelines are based on 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. You cannot pick up commodities for more than two households.

Rules for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, or handicap. For more information call the local ARVAC, Inc. office at 479-394-4707 located at 606 Pine Ave, Mena.

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