The Ken-Tenn Food Bank is now in its 10th year of serving
commodities, serving over 250 families each month in Fulton,
Hickman, Fulton County, and South Fulton. This is accomplished
through three programs each month at the Food Bank:: CSFP, TEFAP,
and One for 84.
The CSFP program: Commodities for Seniors Food Program,
distributes commodities monthly on the 3rd Friday of each month
from 10-11 to residents age 60 or over who live in Fulton,
Hickman, or Fulton County and earn less than $1307 monthly. To
apply for this program one should come to the Food Bank on the
3rd Friday between 10- 11 and bring proof of residence and proof
of age, as well as proof of income such as a statement from SSI
identifying monthly income.
The TEFAP program: For people and families of all ages in
need in Fulton, Hickman, and Fulton County. This program meets
on the 4th Friday of each month from 10-11. Income along with
the number of people in the household determines the financial
requirements and number of boxes received.
1 person can earn no more than $1307 monthly
2. - $1760
5 - $3339
You must have proof of residence, names, SS# of people in the
household, and proof of income.
The One for 84 program: First Saturday of each month and
is for South Fulton residents in need, earning $ 1307 or less
for 1 person. To register you will need proof of residence and
proof of income.
Emergency boxes my be received by contacting the church office ,
The schedules for the Food Bank may be found in the Shopper each
This program has been most successful due to the many giving
volunteers who are committed to serving others. First Methodist
Church, Cayce Methodist Church, Parkway Church of Christ ,
Trinity Episcopal and The Church of Latter Day Saints are
faithful monthly supporters who are dedicated to caring for
those in need. Donations are always accepted and needed to help
us continue to serve.