FORT SMITH, Ark. — Mission United Methodist Church (UMC) food pantry is the River Valley Regional Food Bank's (RVRFB) newest pantry member and it will be hosting its first event on Saturday, April 2.
Mission UMC will host its inaugural Emergency Food Assistance Program distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon or while supplies last. The commodity food program is an income-based program that works to improve the health of those with low income by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. The donated food will be available to qualified Fort Smith residents only.
To qualify, you must show proof of Fort Smith residency and an income eligibility form that can be found online.
Mission UMC is located at 721 North 10th St. To enter the distribution site, traffic must enter from the alley off G St. and exit off of H St.
Mission UMC will be another monthly USDA food distribution site for the RVRFB. Those who are eligible can receive food once a month from one site. Residents who are already registered at other locations will not be eligible to receive food at Mission UMC's inaugural event.
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