LCO FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM

9026 N Round Lake School Rd

Hayward, WI 54843

(715) 634-3677

INTRODUCTION

LCO FDP offers food in lieu of Food Stamps.

LCO FDP started operations in 1980 with funding from the Food and Nutrition Service of USDA. It is one of over 100 Distribution Sites operating on Indian Reservations and Communities throughout the United States.

In an attempt to overcome the problems of hunger on the Reservations by providing eligible house hold with a well-balanced, nutritious monthly food package, a new family nutrition program was developed.

PURPOSE

MISSION STATEMENT: We believe in providing a nutritious food package for eligible households, and Nutrition Education to improve the quality of life on LCO.

VISION STATEMENT: To eliminate hunger in LCO; to improve/cure prevalent diseases through proper nutrition and exercise.

SERVICE AREA

Our service area include the LCO Reservation, the rural areas of Sawyer, Rusk, Bayfield and Washburn Counties, and Hayward.

RESIDENCE

Anyone living within the LCO Reservation boudaries is eligible to receive our food package if eligibility criteria is met.

"Indian Households" living outside of the Reservation but in rural areas of Sawyer, Rusk, Bayfield, and Washburn Counties or in Hayward are eligible to receive our food package if eligibility criteria is met.

INCOME GUIDLINES

Net income are revised annualy