Next Senior Commodities Distribution:
Mon, Sept 26 – East Helena Pantry, 2:00-3:00
Wed, Sept 28 – Lewis Street Pantry, 8:00-11:00
Senior Farmers Market Coupons
This program provides low-income adults, age 60 and older, a $48 supply of coupons to shop at local Farmers Markets, allowing Seniors to enhance their food resources with fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit. You must show an ID when picking up coupons. Coupons must be used during the year they are obtained.
Farmers Market Coupon Distribution:
Coupons have been distributed for 2022. Check back after June 1, 2023 for next season’s coupons.
2022 Eligibility for Farmers Market Coupons
To obtain coupons, recipients must be at least 60 years of age and under the income guideline set at 185% of the federal poverty level. You qualify for this program if you are a single-person household making $2,096 or less a month, or a two-person household that combined makes $2,832 or less a month.
For more details regarding income guidelines or other questions, please call Mo Shirley at 443-3663-x113.
of coupons to low-income seniors.
receive coupons each summer.
when seniors can shop local markets with coupons.
This program provides a staple of nutritious, USDA-supplied food items for low-income adults age 60 and older and is intended to supplement other food sources over two months. This is an additional service available to eligible seniors.
2021 Eligibility for Senior Commodities
Recipients of Commodity Boxes must be at least 60 years of age and under the income guideline set at 130% of the federal poverty level. You qualify for this program if you are a single-person household making $1,395 or less a month or a two-person household that combined makes $1,887 or less a month. For each additional person in your household, add $492. Click here for more detail regarding income guidelines.
Upcoming Senior Commodity distribution dates:
East Helena Pantry
Mondays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Lewis Street Pantry
Wednesday, 8:00 – 11:00 am
If you have any questions, please call, Mo Shirley, our Operations Manager at 443-3663 ext. 113.
*Senior Commodities are made possible through a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Development Council.
of HFS customers are senior citizens.
74 home-bound seniors
are delivered HFS commodity boxes.
Nearly 375 seniors
receive commodity food.