Emergency Food Pantry: Ongoing food assistance programs that distribute at least once per month to the general public.
Non-Emergency Food Pantry: Provides food to clients participating in their case-managed and/or specific programming. This pantry is not open to the public and may include: shelters, transitional living and/or rehabilitation programs, group homes and day cares. Foster care associations and boarding homes are ineligible.
Meal Sites: Provides meals to individuals in need and is open to the general public. If the partner organization prepares or distributes prepared food items, it must meet the following criteria:
CSFP (Senior Program): The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a nutritional program designed to help individuals age 60 and over, who meet federal income guidelines. More information HERE.
School Pantry Program: This food pantry is located within a school and provides food items to help feed children.
Mobile Pantry Program: The mobile food pantry program provides nutritious, perishable and non-perishable items directly to people in need on a consistent, scheduled basis.
Grocery Rescue: Through Feeding America, SMFBA has contracts which allow us to work with local stores. Support of this program has been helpful in our ability to obtain nutritious foods that otherwise might have been thrown away.
Agency Shopping: A program offered to our partners allowing them to come to SMFBA and shop for their programs at little to no cost.
For any additional information or questions about the programs above please contact your Agency Specialist.