How We Fight Hunger
What is TEFAP?
The Emergency Food Assistance Program
This program provides low-income individuals and households with surplus commodities donated by USDA. This program is designed to supplement the nutritional needs of program eligible individuals and households; but is not designed to satisfy all hunger needs or nutritional requirements of participating individuals or households.
- In order to be eligible to receive TEFAP commodities, your income must fall within the guidelines listed on the TEFAP Eligibility Guidelines chart.
- Recipients must provide photo identification and show proof of residency (utility or rent receipt)
- Recipients must live within the geographic service area of the distribution site. (Yuma County)
- Length of residency is not used as a criterion of eligibility.
- On TEFAP distribution days, participants must sign the Household Distribution Site Sign-in Sheet, which contains the certification statement that their income is within the posted TEFAP guidelines.
- For further information call (928)343-1243
185% of Federal Poverty Level Chart -2017
|# Persons in HH||Annual||Monthly||Weekly|
|Each Add'l Member||add 7,696||add 642||add 148|
|Yuma Community Food Bank - 2404 E 24th St, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
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