The distribution of U.S. Department of Agriculture products scheduled for today in St. Croix has been postponed to 7 a.m. on Oct. 30 at the St. Croix Educational Complex High School, the Department of Agriculture said on Friday. ‘education.
To obtain products, proper identification must be presented. A self-certification form detailing gross income must be completed on-site, according to a press release from the Department of Education.
Anyone unable to provide satisfactory information to distribution site personnel will not receive product packages. Participants should bring sturdy boxes or bags to facilitate the transport of food packages.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program uses income, not age, to determine program eligibility. Distribution packages will be limited to one per household, the statement said.
Persons or heads of household eligible to receive the products must be identified as needy by meeting one of the following criteria: A person or head of household whose gross family income does not exceed 185% of federal guidelines on income eligibility as of July 1, 2021, until June 30, 2022; a person or head of household who is a client of one of the following certified income assistance programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), medical assistance program, or renter of a social housing program subsidized.