The Regional Food Bank contracts with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services to distribute USDA Commodities to emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, and homeless shelters. Through USDA Commodities, the Regional Food Bank received more than 6.9 million pounds of food last year. If you have any questions about the USDA commodities program, please contact Jim Struby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-600-3149.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income seniors, age 60 or older, by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. Food packages include a variety of items, such as nonfat dairy and ultra-high temperature fluid milk, juice, oats, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables.