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Community Food Pantry

Community Food Pantry

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Community Food Pantry

The community food pantry at Chabad of Nebraska, the only location in West Omaha, works to end hunger by organizing food, information and support for community survival and dignity. Working to end food poverty and increase access to affordable, nutritious food for low-income and disabled Omahans, the food pantry's initiatives focus on direct services, food sourcing and distribution, nutrition and health education, financial empowerment, disaster relief and policy and research.

How you can help:

  • Donate Time: Volunteers are essential on all levels at the community food pantry - from stocking the pantry to helping the needy families to delivering food packages to the homebound.
  • Donate Food: INDIVIDUALS -All items to be donated must be in their original, unopened packages; with the expiration date on the package; and not it glass containers.
  • Donate Food: FOOD COMPANIES - The food pantry serves as a solution provider for your company by accepting food donations that can lead to cost savings, tax benefits and media exposure. We urge you to join your peers in making food and non-food donations to the food pantry.
  • Donate Money: While the consequences of the current financial status are not yet fully knows, we are sure that the number of Omahans in need of assistance will rise and that the food pantry will be there to help them. Every dollar you donate will help provide meals and household items for people in our community.

Using the pantry: If you or someone you know is in need of assistance through the food pantry, please call our appointment hotline at (402) 957 2705 to schedule a confidential appointment with a food pantry volunteer

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

SNAP and FDPIR State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following

Nondiscrimination Statement:

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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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

(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.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Continued)

Joint Application Form (HHS)

This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin,

disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national

origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs 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

(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.

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which

is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of

hotline numbers by State); found online at:

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/contact_info/hotlines.htm.

To file a complaint of discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance

through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office

for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call

(202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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