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December 26, 2007 > Mercy brown bag program

Mercy brown bag program

The Mercy Brown Bag Program distributes a grocery bag of nutritional food to low income seniors twice a month. Bags consist of 10 - 15 items including bread, fresh produce, assorted canned foods and other items depending on availability.

Recipients are low income seniors age 60+; and only one brown bag is given per household. Monthly income limited to $1096 for a single person; $2192 for a household of two or more.

Come at the time listed below and bring a Driver's License or other identification with birth date and current address. Also bring all sources of income for verification including: SSI, Social Security, Pension, etc. An annual voluntary contribution of $10 is requested.

For more information please call the Newark Senior Center at (510) 742-4840.

New Year Registration
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
Or any 2nd or 4th Thursday of any month
Registration: 9 a.m.
Food Distribution: 10 - 11 a.m.
Newark Community Center
35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark
(510) 742-4840

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