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(734) 782-9468

Food Pantry

What is The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)?

The USDA Food Program known as TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) began in 1981.  Title II of Public Law 98-8 mandated, through Food and Nutrition Services, USDA make surplus food commodities available to states for distribution to the unemployed and low-income population.  The State of Michigan, through the Department of Education, administers the program for the State, with Wayne County being an agency.  It is 100% federally funded and regulated.

Eligibility for Households?

There are only two criteria’s that must be met for eligibility, meet income guidelines and be a resident of Brownstown.

Methods by which households may demonstrate residency eligibility include driver’s license, state id, utility bill, etc.

Methods by which households may demonstrate income eligibility include bridge card, pay stub, W-2 form, SS eligibility letter, income tax return, unemployment determination letter, etc.

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(734) 782-9468

25402 Arsenal Road Brownstown, MI 48134