Commodities

To provide supplemental food to eligible households.

Eligibility

Eligible  persons fall within 150% of the poverty guidelines and receive SSI, SSA, TANF or live in public housing.

Goals

  1. To supplement nutrition in eligible households.
  2. To educate eligible households about nutrition.
  3. To assist the USDA with surplus food delivery.

Explanation of Services

Eligible consumers receive surplus food quarterly in all five Mountain Valley counties.

Number of Persons Served

2100 persons per year.

Source of Funding

USDA and Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Counties Served

Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan, Scott, and Union.

For More Information Please Contact: Linda Irick at (865) 691-2551 ext. 4339 or by E-mail at LIrick@ethra.org