The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), a Seniors only food program, has an increased availability for up to 2,000 more clients until June 2018. The program offers government cheese and commodities on a monthly basis for eligible applicants within the Food Bank RGV service area of Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties. Applicants that are not eligible for CSFP will still be able to access emergency food assistance from the Food Bank RGV.

Applicants must be 60 years or older and meet a low-income threshold. The availability is temporary through June 2018 and is on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants MUST BRING: photo ID, most recent tax return, bank statement or Social Security award letter.

To register, call (956) 682-8101 and press 3 for more information. Applications may be made between 9 am to 12 Noon and 1 pm to 4 pm at the Food Bank RGV, located at 724 N. Cage. Blvd., Pharr, Texas.