CSA commodities distribution postponed until Aug. 7
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The July 31 distribution of commodities has been delayed until Aug. 7, according to the Bradley-Cleveland Community Service Agency.

Customers should keep the appointment times as they are currently set. The only change will be the date the commodities are distributed.

If individuals would like to be eligible to receive commodities and they do not have a new Red Card, they may contact the office to be certified and issued a card.

Household categories which are eligible to receive the commodities, are as follows: Food Stamp recipient; Families First (former aface program) recipients; ssi (Supplemental Security Income) recipients; income not exceeding the poverty guidelines; public housing; and lieap (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) recipients.

Households may prove they meet the criteria by bringing one of the following documents of proof: Food stamps — letter of approval, identification card or inert card that comes form Stamps; Families First — Letter of approval and Families first identification card; SSI — Letter of approval or letter form Social Security; Low-income household — income information; Public Housing — Address identification.

Applicants who wish to have their commodities picked up for them must send their authorized representatives. If this person is not available, they must send a note authorizing the individual to pick up their commodities. and eligibility documentation.

This shipment is scheduled to be distributed at the Bradley-Cleveland Community Services Agency, 155 6th St. S.E., from 9 a.m. to noon or until supplies are exhausted.

Recipients are urged to bring two grocery bag with them.

Households should remember that misrepresentation of need or sale or exchanges of USDA commodities are prohibited and could result in a fi ne, imprisonment or both.