Our goal is to provide our essential meal box support to those in need in Statesboro, GA, and other surrounding communities in need.
With the TEFAP & USDA Emergency Assistance Program, we do our best to ensure that nutritious food is accessible to all.
Welcome to our TEFAP program, a lifeline for individuals and families facing food insecurity. This program, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), plays a pivotal role in our mission to ensure that no one in our community goes to bed hungry.
What is TEFAP?
TEFAP, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program, is a federal initiative aimed at providing nutritious, high-quality food to low-income individuals and families. This essential program allows us to distribute food to our community members, enhancing food security, and promoting a healthier, hunger-free environment.
Over the years, we've adapted to changing needs, ensuring that food assistance remains accessible to all. We are:
Our TEFAP program operates with the mission to ensure that nutritious food reaches those who need it most. The process is simple:
To access our Meal Box Program, clients must complete our intake form. This form helps us ensure that we provide tailored support to meet your family's specific needs.
Meal boxes are available for pick-up on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with appointments scheduled between 11 am and 3 pm. We want to make it convenient for you to receive assistance.
Our meal boxes are thoughtfully crafted following the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate.gov recommendations.
We take pride in offering a diverse selection of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, dairy, and fortified soy alternatives when needed.
Our goal is to provide you with a week's worth of nutritious meals for every family member. This includes food for three meals a day, along with wholesome snacks and essentials like fruits and crackers.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program Family Support Intake Form is your starting point.
This simple form helps us understand your needs, ensuring we can provide the right support tailored to you and your family. By sharing this info, you enable us to create meal boxes that align with your dietary preferences and family size.
After turning in the form, you'll be added to our pick-up schedule.
Meal box collection days are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with appointments scheduled between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.