Community brief for Feb. 11 |

Community brief for Feb. 11

Free food boxes for qualifying seniors

Boxes of food containing canned vegetables and fruits, peanut butter, cereal, pasta or rice, canned meat, fruit juice, shelf-stable or nonfat dry milk and a 2-pound block of cheese and are distributed every month to qualifying seniors.

To qualify you must be at least 60 years of age, be a resident of Colorado and have a gross income below listed guidelines (one person household: $1,287/month; 2 people: $1,736; 3: $2,184).

Distributions will be on the third Thursday of each month at the same time. To receive food, show up with a picture ID and proof of residency and fill out a brief application.

People can pick up food for others, but both should be there for the first pickup. For more information call 945-6232.

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