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Low-income households can apply for food assistance

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - Eligible low-income households can now apply for the Emergency Food Assistance Program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service to receive food commodities once per month.

Applications are available at the Department of Education Food and Nutrition Services Division, 2nd floor of the DOE Central Receiving Warehouse in Piti.

The warehouse will be open every Tuesday and Thursday beginning January 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Food items include frozen chicken legs, long grain rice, powered milk, and canned peaches.

Applicants must provide a village mayor's verification of household and present a valid picture ID of the head of household.

For more information, call the DOE Food and Nutrition Services at 300-2462/2463 or 2490.

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