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Food & Household Goods

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  • After School Meal Programs (2)
    BD-5000.0200

    After School Meal Programs

    BD-5000.0200

    Programs that provide nutritious evening meals for disadvantaged children who live in low-income neighborhoods. The meals are often sponsored by local food banks that are part of the Second Harvest network; are served in a safe, accessible, convenient environment; and may be offered in combination with educational, recreational and social activities that draw upon existing community programs. Also included are programs that make weekend meals available to this population during the school year.
  • Agricultural Establishments (1)
    BD-2600.0100

    Agricultural Establishments

    BD-2600.0100

    Farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, hatcheries or other establishments that are primarily engaged in the production of food, fiber or other materials such as seeds, seedlings, plants or parts of plants. Some establishments may sell their products directly to the public.
  • Child and Adult Care Food Programs (1)
    BD-5000.1450

    Child and Adult Care Food Programs

    BD-5000.1450

    A program that provides supplementary nutrition in the form of healthy meals and snacks for preschool and school-age children and adults receiving day care. Licensed child care centers, Head Start programs, family day care homes, adult day care centers and homeless shelters serving families are eligible to participate and are reimbursed for a portion of the meals served. In the United States, the program is administered at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (125)
    BD-1800.1500

    Commodity Supplemental Food Program

    BD-1800.1500

    A federally funded program that works to improve the health of elderly people age 60 and older who meet income eligibility requirements by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. The program provides food and administrative funds to states, typically departments of health, social services, education or agriculture. The state agencies store CSFP food and distribute it to local public and private, nonprofit organizations that determine the eligibility of applicants, distribute the food, and provide nutrition education.
  • Community Gardening (2)
    BD-2600.1500

    Community Gardening

    BD-2600.1500

    Programs that provide plots of land on which groups of people living in a neighborhood can grow fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Community gardens provide access to fresh produce and plants; may be located in parks, schools, hospital grounds or other open areas; and may be nurtured communally and the bounty shared, have individual plots for personal use, or be dedicated to "urban agriculture" where produce is grown for a market. Some have raised beds that are accessible to people with disabilities. The gardens provide an opportunity for participants to savor the freshness, flavor and wholesomeness of home-grown produce; save money on their food bills; grow traditional foods not available in the supermarket; or simply get some exercise and enjoy the benefits of being outdoors. They also support a community's food security, contribute to the preservation of open space, strengthen community bonds, provide a sense of connection to the environment and offer opportunities for community education.
  • Computer Distribution Programs (5)
    BM-6000.1500-150

    Computer Distribution Programs

    BM-6000.1500-150

    Programs that pay for or provide personal computers, computer software and/or necessary peripherals.
  • Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites (54)
    BD-5000.1500

    Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites

    BD-5000.1500

    Programs that provide hot meals on a regular basis primarily for older adults who may be at risk for nutritional deficits and social isolation without assistance. Congregate meals are often combined with recreational, educational and social activities, and programs may include access to health services and/or information. Some programs are also open to caregivers, spouses and/or adults with disabilities.
  • Domestic Animal Services (54)
    PD

    Domestic Animal Services

    PD

    Programs that provide for the humane care, protection and control of the domestic animals.
  • Donor Services (58)
    TI

    Donor Services

    TI

    Programs that accept donations of material goods and services or money to purchase them and which coordinate the distribution of donations to agencies, organizations and disadvantaged community residents.
  • Emergency Food Clearinghouses (1)
    BD-1850

    Emergency Food Clearinghouses

    BD-1850

    Programs that coordinate requests for emergency food assistance by screening individuals who apply using criteria established by the food pantries or other providers, maintaining lists of individuals who have been aided, and checking new applicants against the lists before referring them to a resource that can meet their needs. Emergency food clearinghouses help to avoid duplication of service and maximize the availability of food resources while relieving the agencies of the task of handling requests directly. Also included are programs that refer people needing food to an appropriate resource, but which are not the sole source for this information.
  • Emergency Generators (1)
    BM-1750

    Emergency Generators

    BM-1750

    Programs that pay for or provide portable generators which allow access to power when there are outages.
  • Farmers Markets (33)
    BD-2400.2250

    Farmers Markets

    BD-2400.2250

    Programs that enable farmers to gather in empty parking areas or similar spaces and sell freshly picked produce directly to consumers at lower than retail but higher than wholesale prices.
  • Farmers Markets Accepting Nutrition Program Vouchers (2)
    BD-2400.2265

    Farmers Markets Accepting Nutrition Program Vouchers

    BD-2400.2265

    Farmers market sites that allow certified WIC recipients and qualifying low income seniors to pay for fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs using coupons provided by the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP). The coupons can be used to buy eligible foods from designated farmers markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture (CSA) programs approved to accept the coupons by the state agency overseeing the program (generally the State Department of Agriculture or Aging).
  • Food Collection and Storage (6)
    BD-1875

    Food Collection and Storage

    BD-1875

    Programs that collect, warehouse and distribute food from a wide variety of sources to food pantries, meal programs, shelters and other charitable organizations that use it for people in their own programs or make it available to individuals and families in the community who need it. Included are programs that provide food storage facilities for community residents.
  • Food Production Support Services (3)
    BD-2600.0500

    Food Production Support Services

    BD-2600.0500

    Programs that provide information, technical assistance and other services that support the planting, nurturing, protection, harvesting, marketing and utilization of food products for individuals who maintain ranches, farms, aquaculture facilities; commercial fishing ventures; orchards, greenhouses, nurseries or other commercial food production activities.
  • Food Vouchers (5)
    BD-1800.2250

    Food Vouchers

    BD-1800.2250

    Programs that supply food coupons which can be exchanged in designated grocery stores, supermarkets and/or farmers markets for food products. The vouchers are generally provided to low income individuals and families on an occasional or ongoing basis, but may also be available to other specified populations; and may be issued in paper or electronic formats.
  • Grocery Ordering/Delivery (1)
    BD-2400.2590

    Grocery Ordering/Delivery

    BD-2400.2590

    Food markets that accept online and/or telephone orders and deliver food and household supplies to the homes of people who are unable to go out and shop on their own behalf or who prefer to have their groceries delivered. Also included are food pantries that deliver the food to people with illnesses, disabilities, transportation issues or other extenuating circumstances which prevent them from picking it up; and programs that place online orders for older adults, people with disabilities and individuals who are struggle with using a computer or have no Internet access.
  • Home Delivered Meals (29)
    BD-5000.3500

    Home Delivered Meals

    BD-5000.3500

    Programs that prepare and regularly deliver meals to older adults, people with disabilities and others who have difficulties shopping and/or preparing food for themselves or traveling to a site where a meal is being served.
  • Household Goods (11)
    BM-3000

    Household Goods

    BM-3000

    Programs that pay for or provide new, reconditioned or secondhand furnishings for homes or apartments.
  • Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards (348)
    BD-2400.4900

    Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

    BD-2400.4900

    Supermarkets, grocery stores, farmers markets, restaurants and other food outlets that are equipped to handle electronic benefits transfer (EBT) "debit" cards issued by the Food Stamps/SNAP program as a means of payment.
  • Mobile Markets (2)
    BD-2400.5050

    Mobile Markets

    BD-2400.5050

    Programs that bring fresh meat and produce, dairy items and other food and grocery products to remote rural areas, urban "food deserts" (neighborhoods without access to good quality, affordable food) or other areas where residents have minimal access to healthy food sources or must travel long distances to access grocery stores that sell fresh food. Mobile markets generally operate from a truck, van, trailer or other vehicle converted for this purpose; and, like farmers markets, can serve various communities on a scheduled or rotating basis.
  • Personal/Grooming Needs (35)
    BM-6500.6500

    Personal/Grooming Needs

    BM-6500.6500

    Programs that provide basic personal services and supplies for low income individuals, homeless people, travelers and other individuals who do not have a local permanent address and who do not have access to private facilities or materials for grooming, baggage storage, cooking, communications and other basic needs.
  • Repair Services (8)
    BM-7000

    Repair Services

    BM-7000

    Programs that pay for or provide maintenance and repair services that enable people to fix essential household appliances or other essential possessions that are broken or damaged.
  • School Lunches/Snacks (1)
    BD-5000.8200

    School Lunches/Snacks

    BD-5000.8200

    A program that provides supplementary nutrition in the form of a free or reduced-cost meal at noon time for school children. The program is federally-funded and is available to income-eligible students who are unable to pay the full cost. Public and private, nonprofit schools participating in the program are reimbursed for the lunches served.
  • Soup Kitchens (22)
    BD-5000.8300

    Soup Kitchens

    BD-5000.8300

    Programs offered by churches, restaurants and other organizations that provide meals in a central location for people who lack the resources needed to buy and prepare food. The food may be distributed to people who line up for the meal or may be served to people seated in a dining hall setting, and participants rarely need to establish eligibility for the service.
  • Specialty Food Providers (67)
    BD-1800.8200

    Specialty Food Providers

    BD-1800.8200

    Programs that provide necessary food items that are not regularly or even typically available through most food pantries for people who are in emergency situations and unable to purchase the items at retail prices or have been unable to locate those items in their local stores. Included are programs that provide access to food and related products such as water and ice that are currently unavailable due to shortages precipitated by a fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, ice storm, power outage or other disaster/emergency; and those which supply food that is required by people with special dietary needs, reflects a particular dietary and/or culinary preference or conforms to the dietary rules of a particular religion.
  • Thrift Shops (31)
    BM-8500

    Thrift Shops

    BM-8500

    Organizations that offer new or secondhand furniture, appliances, clothing, toys and other material goods at lower than retail prices, and which often use the proceeds from sales to support other services to the community. Thrift shops accept direct donations from the public of new and reusable goods. Also included are other types of resale shops that sell secondhand but reusable musical instruments, salvaged building materials, office equipment, sports equipment, books, CDs and other material goods.
  • Tools/Equipment (3)
    BM-9500

    Tools/Equipment

    BM-9500

    Programs that pay for or supply tools and equipment that are necessary for gardening, home maintenance, employment or other purposes.