Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

  • Are you a senior citizen at least 60 years of age on a fixed income?

  • Are you having to choose between groceries and medication, or other bills each month?

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), most commonly known as "The Senior Box Program" is a USDA program administered through Feeding South Dakota that distributes free food to limited income senior citizens.  Eligibility requirements include being at least 60 years old and living on a limited income. The boxes average 25 to 27 pounds of food and contain a minimum: 2-lb block of cheese, juice, shelf-stable or powdered milk, cereal, canned fruits, canned vegetables, pasta or rice, a canned meat or entrée such as beef stew or chili.  

Those interested in learning more or would like to sign up to receive a monthly box of food should contact their local Feeding South Dakota partner agency.

An agency near you can be found on the Agency page of this site.  Simply filter your search by adding your zip code and change the category to "CSFP."

 

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) provides nutritious commodity foods to qualified emergency feeding programs.  Feeding South Dakota administers TEFAP products through partner Food Pantry programs.  Those interested in learning more about receiving TEFAP commodity food should contact their local Feeding South Dakota agency partner.

An agency near you can be found on the Agency page of this site.  Simply filter your search by adding your zip code and change the category to "Emergency Pantry / Food Pantry."