Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - Senior Food Box Program

What is Commodity Supplemental Food Program?

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), otherwise known as the Senior Food Box Program, was first launched in April 2015. Hawaii is one of the U.S. states that participates in CSFP to distribute food boxes to improve the health of seniors with low income. Boxes contain supplemental foods such as nonfat dry milk  and/or UHT milk, cheese, cereal, juice, peanut butter, rice, canned meat, fruits and vegetables.

CSFP provided 3,225 seniors received 16,529 food boxes during 2016-17.

Qualifications

Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, at least 60 years of age and have monthly household incomes of less than $1,481 for a single or $1,985 for a couple. Certified elderly individuals are able to receive one box per month.

Scroll down for the CSFP application and additional info. about the program.

Participating CSFP Agencies

Kokua Kalihi Valley Elderly Services (Kalihi)
1846 Gulick Ave.
St. Jude (Makakilo)
92-455 Makakilo Dr.
Kokua Kalihi Valley Elderly Services
Kuhio Park Terrace Community Center
Sacred Heart Church (Waianae)
85-766 Old Govt. Rd.
Hale Ola Hoopakolea (Nanakuli)
89-137 Nanakuli Ave.
Hui O Hauula
54-101 Kukuna Rd.
Dynamic Compassion in Action (Waiamanalo)
Waiamanalo Distric Park
New Hope Leeward (Waipahu)
94-050 Farrington Hwy., #C2
Sts. Peter & Paul Church (Honolulu)
800 Kaheka St. - across Don Quijote
Once a Month Church (Haleiwa)
66-437 Kamehameha Hwy, Suite 210
Waipahu United Church of Christ
94-330 Mokuola St.
Check back for any updates.

Download the CSFP Application

Frequently Asked Questions About CSFP

Questions about Commodity Supplemental Food Program?

Please contact Wendy Vergara, CSFP coordinator.
Email: wendy@hawaiifoodbank.org
Phone: (808) 954-7868

Interested in providing foreign language assistance?

Must be able to read, write and speak in English and any language other than English (Hawaiian, Cantonese, Chuukese, Ilocano, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, etc.
Basic computer skills
Customer service skills

Please contact volunteer@hawaiifoodbank.org.

Non-discrimination Policy

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, disability, age, 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, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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:  

1. mail: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

2. fax: (202) 690-7442 or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.