Volunteers with the First Baptist Church of New London will distribute supplemental food to eligible area residents from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 7. Entrance doors will be marked at the rear of the church.

Volunteers with the First Baptist Church of New London will distribute supplemental food to eligible area residents from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 7. Entrance doors will be marked at the rear of the church.

In order to receive The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) or Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), a family or individual must qualify for public assistance or meet federal poverty guidelines. Additionally, CSFP applicants must be at least 60 years old and meet 130 percent federal poverty guidelines.

Participants are asked to show proof of address and social security cards for each person living in the home on the day of distribution. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants automatically qualify to receive food.

If you have any questions about this service, feel free to call the church office at 573-985-7201 or 573-985-3304. The institution is an equal opportunity provider.