Food Bank registering seniors for food boxes

LIMA — The West Ohio Food Bank is asking seniors to sign up for the senior box program, also known as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

The box includes 22 shelf-stable items once a month.

To qualify, seniors must be older than 60, have an income at 130 percent of the poverty level and live within the 11-county area served by the food bank. Pre-registration is required until the 1,404 available spots are claimed. Call 419-222-7946 for details on qualifying.

Register online at, in person at the Literacy Council, 563 W. Spring St., St. Mark Resource Center, 1100 N. Metcalf St., the Salvation Army Lima, 614 E. Market St., or by phone at 567-328-6825 or 567-328-6142.

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