EOC to distribute food commodities Aug. 17 – News – Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will distribute food commodities at the Pine Bluff Convention Center on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until the food is depleted.

Participants should bring ID, dates of birth and Social Security numbers for everyone in the home.

“If you are picking up for someone else, please bring a note and the information needed to complete the card,” according to a news release.

Applicants must meet income eligibility. Income eligibility may be determined by meeting one of the following criteria: the household participates in the food stamp program, the household meets the financial eligibility criteria requirements which compares the household size and income to the state income guidelines of 130 percent of the poverty level, or the home has foster children.

For a household of one, the monthly countable income limit is $1,267. For each additional person in the household, add $440. The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination.

Details: EOC, 870-536-0046.

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