Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Funds Are Still Available!
Meals on Wheels Kitsap has an unexpected SURPLUS of Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks to distribute before these expire October 31. This program provides income eligible seniors with $80 to spend on produce at approved area farmers markets and farm stands. To move this surplus, the organization is allowing for a SPECIAL IN PERSON WALK-IN APPLICATION for 1 WEEK ONLY from Wednesday October 5 –Wednesday October 12 from 10 am to 2PM (the office is closed on weekends). Approved applicants will receive their checks immediately. Already over 738 Kitsap seniors are enjoying fresh produce as a result of this program! Please call (360) 377-8511 with questions.
The office is located at:
Meals on Wheels Kitsap
2817 Wheaton Way, Ste 208
Bremerton, WA 98310
*Please be advised that due to road construction, Sheridan Road is closed west of Robin Avenue, and applicants should access the Meals on Wheels Kitsap office from Wheaton Way.
Seniors should confirm that they meet the criteria before completing an application:
• The senior must be 60 years old or older (or 55+ if Native American or Alaska Native)
• The senior’s household income must be below 185% of Federal Poverty Level. That means:
$25,142 Annual or $2,096 Monthly Income for 1 person
$33,874 Annual or $2,823 Monthly Income for 2 people
For larger households, add $728 per month for each additional person in the home
• The senior must be a resident of Washington State and live in Kitsap County
Applications will be available at Meals on Wheels Kitsap. However, if the senior wants to complete it prior to arriving at the site, these are also available to be printed off online at: www.mealsonwheelskitsap.org or www.agingkitsap.com (English, Tagalog, Spanish).