Loaves and Fishes LOI Jan 2014

Though most clients come during our open hours we

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Unformatted text preview: roduce, fresh produce and dairy products. In order to qualify to receive food from Loaves & Fishes through the TEFAP program, a family’s income must fall at or below 150% of the poverty level as provided by the USDA for that size family. A family may receive food once per month. Loaves & Fishes considers our primary service area to be Charlottesville and Albemarle, however, we also serve some households from neighboring counties who travel some distance to come to us for food. For instance, in the first half of 2013 we provided 1 food to 1,001 families in Charlottesville and Albemarle (3,387 people) , and 168 families in the surrounding counties of 1 Buckingham, Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa, Orange and Nelson (569 people). Though most clients come during our open hours, we also deliver to about 185 families in low- income housing in Charlottesville who have difficulty getting to our location due to age, disability or lack of transportation. Thirty- nine percent of our clients are children under 18 years of age. Loaves & Fishes is unique because our mission embraces not only the families who come to us for food assistance, but also the volunteers who are...
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/04/2014 for the course PPOL 4770 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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