Free food commodities distribution continues today and Thursday

Free food from The Emergency Food Assistance Program, or TEFAP. (PNC file photo)

GDOE, State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Nutrition Service distribution will be available to village constituents only. Village distribution schedule for this week is as follows:



Distribution Method

No. of Bags

Tuesday, April 13


Door-to-door distribution begins at 8:30 a.m. for man’åmko’’ and individuals with disabilities, while supplies last. For more information, call the Umatac Mayor’s Office at 828-8251.



Drive-thru distribution for MTM residents begins at 9 a.m. at the MTM Mayor’s Office, while supplies last. Door-to-door distribution will begin the same day at 1 p.m. for man’åmko’ and individuals with disabilities. For more information, call the MTM Mayor’s Office at 477-6758/9090.



April 15


Door-to-door distribution for Merizo residents begins at 8:30 a.m. for the man’åmko’, individuals with disabilities, and those who have been furloughed, while supplies last. For more information, call the Merizo Mayor’s Office at 828-2941/8312.



Drive-thru distribution for Yona residents begins at 10 a.m. at the Yona Gym, while supplies last. For more information, call the Yona Mayor’s Office at 789-1525/4798.


Participants must wear a mask, maintain physical distancing, and follow all traffic directions/ signage.

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