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    BCOC offering Senior Food Boxes

    Free food for seniors!

    The Federal Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides food for seniors whose income is below 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

    Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) is looking for seniors who qualify!

    If you are or know someone who is 60 years of age or older, whose monthly household income is less than $1,354 per month for one, person or 1,832 for a household of two, they may be eligible to receive a free food box each month (find a full list of income requirements online at http://www.bcoc.org/assets/Programs/Food-Documents/CSFP-Outreach-Flyer.pdf).

    What is in the food box?

    Four cans of vegetables, two cans of fruit, two bottles of juice, one jar of peanut butter or beans, two packages of cereal or one bag of oats, two pounds of pasta or rice, two packages of shelf-stable milk, one instant milk (6 times /year), one meat (canned) and one block of cheese.

    What info will you need at registration?

    Verification of ID, age and address using a driver’s license, passport, picture ID card, birth certificate or similar document.

    Verification of family income by bringing a W-2, the previous year’s tax return, Social Security award letter, last four pay stubs or similar documents.

    Contact Heather Foor, BCOC Food Program Manager, at 215-345-8175 x213 or hfoor@bcoc.org to find out the closest distribution site.