Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Lonoke County.
Commodities will be distributed at the following locations: Allport City Hall, Austin City Hall, Cabot Church of Christ located at 500 N. Second St., Carlisle Old City Gym, Humnoke City Hall, Lonoke County Fairgrounds, Ward Chamber of Commerce, Woodlawn Community Center, and the England Community Center. Recipients must present identification in order to receive commodities.
The food items to be distributed may include applesauce, mixed fruit, creamed corn, peas, spinach, tomato soup and beef stew.
To be eligible to receive USDA commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $14,157 per year to qualify. For each additional family member, add $4,966 to estimate the qualification level.
This is an equal opportunity program. In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC 20250.
CADC is a private nonprofit community action agency that was formed in 1965 to fight and win the "War on Poverty." The mission of CADC is to improve the quality of life and build strong communities in Arkansas. For more information, please contact Evelyn Reed at (501) 778-1133.