Commodities to be distributed at Senior Center

Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities Oct. 22-23  at the Benton and Bryant Senior Activity Centers.

In Bryant, the distribution will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. at the CADC Bryant Senior Activity Center at 6401 Boone Road #3. For more information in Bryant, call 501-943-0056 ext. 3.

In Benton, the distribution will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and Noon to 3 p.m. at the CADC Benton Senior Activity Center at 210 Jefferson St. For more information in Benton, call 501-315-0645.

The food items to be distributed may include UHT milk, canned peaches, canned carrots, canned spaghetti sauce, canned vegetarian beans, rotini pasta and cooked turkey breast or chicken leg quarters.

All customers receiving commodities must present identification. To be eligible to receive USDA commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $14,937 per year to qualify for this program. For each additional family member, add $5,226.

This is an equal opportunity program. In accordance with federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC 20250.

CADC is a private nonprofit community action agency that was formed in 1965 to fight and win the “War on Poverty.” The mission of CADC is to improve the quality of life and build strong communities in Arkansas. For more information, please contact Evelyn Reed at 501-778-1133.

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