Eligibility

The Lake City Food Shelf follows The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) eligibility guidelines. We serve households who are at or below 300% of the poverty level.

I am eligible to receive TEFAP commodity food because:

  • I am in Minnesota and
  • My household income is 300% or less of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

I am also eligible if I receive or participate in the following services and programs:

  • MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program)
  • Child Care Assistance
  • GA (General Assistance)
  • Head Start
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)
  • Section 8
  • NAPS (Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors)
  • Public Housing
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
  • Energy Assistance
  • Free or Reduced Breakfast and Lunch
  • Weatherization

Other area food shelves are located in:

 

Income Eligibility (300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines)

Family SizeWeekly Income
One$798
Two$1,078
Three$1,358
Four$1,638
Five$1,918
Six$2,198
Seven$2,478
Eight$2,758

*$93 of allowable income for each additional family member over 8.