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MCN Food Distribution Program

We are taking new and recertification applications at all three Food Distribution sites on a first come first serve basis by phone/fax/email.  Send all verifications to mhaltom@muscogeenation.com or by fax at 918.549.2419.

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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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form https :/ /www.usda.gov/ sites/ default/files/ documents/usda-oascrp-complaint­form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17fax2mail. pdf, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint , and 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, 2020 our Income Guidelines Change

Income Guidelines:

Household Size                               Gross Monthly Income

1                                                                              $1,231

2                                                                             $1,604

3                                                                              $1,977

4                                                                             $2,365

5                                                                             $2,769

6                                                                             $3,173

7                                                                              $3,547

8                                                                             $3,920

 

Each Additional Member                            $374

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, Whole Chicken, Chicken Breast, Pork Chops, Bison, Can Beef, Can Tuna & Can Chicken
  • Fruits: Canned Fruits, Fresh Fruits, Raisins and Dried Plums
  • Pasta: Egg Noodles, Macaroni & Cheese, Spaghetti, Elbow Macaroni and Whole Grain Rotini
  • Dairy: Cheese, Egg Mix, Low-Fat Ultra High Temperature Milk, Nonfat Dry Milk, Evaporated Milk, Butter & Margarine
  • Grains: Flour, Cornmeal, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Bakery Mix, Reduced Sodium Crackers, Cereal, Farina, Oatmeal & Rice
  • Vegetables: Canned Vegetables, Fresh Vegetables, Soups, Low-Fat Refried Beans, Dry Beans, Dehydrated Potatoes
  • Juices: 64 Fl. Oz of Grape, Tomato, Orange, Cran-apple, Apple & Cherry Apple
  • Nuts: Peanut Butter, Peanuts & Trail Mix
  • Oil: Vegetable Oil

Traditional Food:  Bison, Catfish, Salmon, Blue Cornmeal & Wild Rice

Bonus Items (Subject to Change):  Catfish, Salmon, Pulled Pork, & Frozen Whole Strawberries, Pork Pit Ham

Seasonal Items:  Cranberry Sauce & Canned Pumpkin

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
Devin Davis, Food Distribution Manager (918) 549-2405 Connie George, Program Assistant (405) 452-1175
Anita Watashe, Training & Compliance Coordinator (918) 549-2403 Connie George, Program Assistant (405) 452-1175
Marcy Fox-Haltom, Program Assistant (918) 549-2401 Demonte Harjo, Warehouse Operator
Louise Taylor, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2410
Betsy Varner, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2409
Tawnya Boyles, Certification Supervisor (918) 549-2406
Mike Wegley, Lead Inventory Specialist (918) 549-2403
Darrel McCall, Warehouse Operator
Juan Hawkins, Warehouse Operator
Hunter Jones, Warehouse Operator
Leeroy Soap, Warehouse Operator
William Jimboy, Warehouse Operator
Angela Francis, Janitor/Maintenance

Koweta Staff

(918) 549-2412
April Roberts, Certification Specialist (918) 549-2415
Keith Tulsa, Inventory Control Specialist (918) 549-2414
Sandra Semsroth, Program Assistant (918) 549-2412

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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