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MCN Food Distribution Program

The Food Distribution Program provides USDA donated foods to qualifying low-income Native American households as an alternative to the SNAP program.  The Food Distribution Program’s goal is to provide timely services to any eligible household while preserving their pride and dignity.

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In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

fax:

(202) 690-7442; or

email:

program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Eligibility Requirements

What are the eligibility requirements for Food Distribution Benefits?

  • CDIB Card | Citizenship Card | Official Document
  • Social Security Cards for all household members
  • Current Utility Bill with name and address
  • Income for the past thirty days.

The Food Distribution Program provides home delivery services to the elderly and disabled participants. If you feel you could benefit from this service, please contact our office.

It is a USDA regulation that residents of cities with a population of 10,000 or more are not eligible for Food Distribution benefits. These cities include: Broken Arrow, Muskogee, Sand Springs, and Tulsa.

Income Guidelines

The Food Distribution Program’s income guidelines change every year on October 1st. For an updated income rate, please contact one of the locations near you.

Effective October 1, 2018 our Income Guidelines Change

Income Guidelines:

Household Size

1                 $1,176.00

2                 $1,536.00

3                 $1,896.00

4                 $2,266.00

5                 $2,656.00

6                 $3,046.00

7                 $3,406.00

8                 $3,766.00

Each additional member add $360.00

Where can I go for more information?

For an application or additional information, you may visit or contact a Food Distribution Center near you.

Koweta Center

Okmulgee Center

Wetumka Center

31830 E State Highway 51 3001 N. Wood Drive 614 Spokoke Circle
Coweta, OK 74429 Okmulgee, Ok 74447 Wetumka, Ok 74883
Phone: 918-549-2412 Phone:  918-549-2401 Phone:  405-452-1175
Fax: 918-549-2419 Toll Free:  1-800-482-1979 Fax:  918-549-2419
Fax:  918-549-2419

 

Koweta & Wetumka Centers Okmulgee Center
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Store Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Store Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lunch Hour: 12 noon – 1 p.m.
 

The store is closed the last two working days of each month for inventory purposes.

What foods are available through FDPIR?

Click for USDA Food List

Each month, participating households receive a food package to help them maintain a nutritionally balanced diet. Participants may select from over 70 products including:

  • Meats: Frozen ground beef, beef roast, turkey ham and chicken, canned meats, poultry and fish.
  • Fruits: Canned fruits, plums, raisins, fresh fruit, dried nut mix
  • Pasta: Macaroni and cheese, whole grain pasta, elbow macaroni, spaghetti, egg noodles
  • Dairy: Cheese, egg mix; and lowfat ultra high temperature milk, nonfat dry milk and evaporated milk, butter
  • Grains: Flour, cornmeal, blue corn  meal, whole wheat tortillas, bakery mix, reduced sodium-crackers, cereal, farina, oatmeal, rice,
  • Vegetables: Canned vegetables and soups, low-fat refried beans, dried beans, dehydrated potatoes
  • Juices: 64 fl. oz. of apple, cranberry apple, grape, grapefruit, orange, tomato
  • Nuts: Peanuts and peanut butter
  • Oil: Vegetable Oil

Participants can choose fresh produce instead of canned fruits and vegetables.

Okmulgee Staff

(918) 549-2401

Wetumka Staff

(405) 452-1175
Anna Sterner, Director (918) 549-2402 Michael Manley, Inventory Specialist (405) 452-1174
Tammy Ringgold, Administrative Assistant 918-549-2404 Natasha Harjo, Certification Specialist (405) 452-1177
Anita Lowe, Certification Supervisor (918) 549-2405 Eric Yahola, Program Assistant (405) 452-1175
Betsy Varney, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2409 Demonte Harjo, Warehouse Operator
Louise Taylor, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2410
Minnie Wolfe, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2406
Marcy Fox-Haltom, Program Assistant (918) 549-2401
Julie Shaffer, Warehouse Coordinator (918) 549-2403
Mike Wegley, Warehouse Operator
Hunter Jones, Warehouse Operator
Darrel McCall, Warehouse Operator
Juan Hawkins, Warehouse Operator
Angela Francis, Janitor/Maintenance

Koweta Staff

(918) 549-2412
Diane Dillinger, Program Assistant (918) 549-2412
April Roberts, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2415
John Walton, Inventory Specialist (918) 549-2414
Sandra Semsroth, Warehouse Operator

Food Distribution
3001 N. Wood Dr.
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447

Toll Free: 1-800-482-1979
(918) 549-2401
Fax:  918-549-2419

Office Hours: 8:00-5:00

Store Hours: 9:00-4:00

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