About 10 % of our food comes from The Emergency Federal Assistance Program and we abide by the USDA guidelines for distribution of food.
How to qualify for food assistance.
Please click on the link above to review The Emergency Federal Assistance Program Income Eligibility Requirements.
How to Qualify for Senior Stock Box
If you are over 60 years old and your income is at or less than 135% of the Federal Poverty Level, you are eligible to receive an extra box of food every 30 days, in addition to the regular assistance of food provided by the food pantry. Hunger Task Force administers the Commodity Supplemental Food Program–known locally as Stockbox. A Stockbox is a free box of healthy food for people age 60+ who have a monthly income of $1,354 or less per month ($1,832 for a two-person household).
How to Qualify for Diapers
The Walworth County Diaper Bank depends entirely on volunteers and donations from the community. There are no government funds received for this program. Through the generosity of others, we are able to supply 1 week's worth of diapers every 30 days for each child properly registered.
Our eligibility policy for diaper need requires the following items;
Parent[s]/guardian[s] must provide
• Photo Identification
• Proof of Income
• Proof of your Relationship to child 3 years of age or younger [birth record, Medicaid letter, etc.]
• Proof of Residency
FOR PROVING YOU HAVE A CHILD OR DEPENDENT PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP DOCUMENTATION
• If you're listed on the child's birth certificate, include a copy of the birth certificate.
If you're not listed on the child's birth certificate, include documentation showing your relationship to the child or dependent.
Letter of guardianship or custody If you're claiming a foster child, include a copy of the decree or other court order naming you as the foster parent. Proof of residence.
We will accept a letter from the child's doctor or school-on the doctor's or school's letterhead-if it includes: the child's name, the child's date of birth, the child's address (for the year shown on your letter), the name of the child's custodial parent, the doctor's or a school administrator's name, the doctor's or a school administrator's signature, and the doctor's or a school administrator's phone number.
We will accept a statement from a homeless shelter, signed by a case worker,
Any individual who qualifies for food may request to receive incontinence supplies as available, every 30 days.
Please tell the person helping you what you need or indicate your needs on your personal shopping list.
Items will be bagged in a discreet brown shopping bag and given to you prior to shopping for produce and dairy.