Commodity food distribution July 17 at Carson City Community Center

Friends In Service Helping, or FISH, will distribute free USDA commodity foods to Carson City families from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 17, at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. No one will be admitted before 9 a.m.

Families must sign an issuance sheet at the Carson City Community Center certifying household’s annual income doesn’t exceed federal poverty guidelines which are monthly gross income of $1,471.25 for a single and $1,991.25 for a couple. For each additional household member, add $520.

Proof of Carson City residency is required, and photo identification must be provided. Food may be picked up for the home bound or those unable to attend by bringing a signed note from them and their photo identification. Persons declaring overly large families for commodities will be asked for proof of family members.

This month’s commodity foods include: applesauce, mixed fruit and vegetables, tomato sauce, pinto beans, egg noodles, whole grain spaghetti, cranberry juice concentrate and cheese.

For more information, call the Department of Agriculture at 775-353-3601, or FISH at 775-882-3474.


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