Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program voucher distribution

BREWSTER /CHELAN/ENTIAT - The 2019 Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, an annual Public Voucher Distribution Event, is put together by Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington.

Events will be held in Brewster, Chelan, Entiat on the following dates: June 18 at the Brewster Senior Center,109 S. Bridge St., Brewster, 12:30-1 p.m.; June 25, Entiat Community Center, 2084 Entiat Way, Entiat, 10-11 a.m.; June 25, Chelan Senior Center, 534 E. Trow, Chelan, 12:30-1 p.m.

All voucher distributions are on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must attest that they are age 60 or over, with income at or below 185%  of the Federal Poverty Level and are current residents of Washington State. (American Indian and Alaska Natives are age eligible at age 55). $23,107 annual $1,926 monthly income for 1 person; $31,284 annual $2,607 monthly income for two people.  For larger households add $681 for each additional person.

Each qualifying senior will have an opportunity to receive a packet of vouchers worth $40 to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and honey at participating Farmer’s Markets and Farm Stores in Adams, Chelan,  Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan counties.

Please bring your Washington State Photo Driver’s License or your Washington State. Photo Identification Card so that they can verify your age. No other documentation needed.

Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington State and Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington. Serving Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities of Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, &  Okanogan Counties and is a member of the National and Washington State Associations of Area  Agencies on Aging.

For more information, please contact Kathy Wright (509) 886-0700 ext. 235 / (800) 572-4459 ext. 235 wrighka@dshs.wa.gov

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