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Senior Boxes​

  • Funded by the federal government, the Senior Box program provides low-income elderly individuals with a free box of food each month.
     

  • Non-Discrimination Statement: In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies,
    this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    • Program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    • Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at
      (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

       

  • Feast of Justice's Tyson Ave location is a site that provides Senior Boxes to guests who are Senior Box program members. 
     

  • You may qualify for Senior Boxes if you are:

    • at least 60 years old.

    • your total household income is below 130% of the federal poverty income guidelines (see application for details).
       

  • Go to a Senior Box site to apply to the Senior Box program. 
    The application will ask for:

    • your birth date
    • your current address
    • your household income
    • the name and birth date of each 
      person in your household

       

  • Each Senior Box contains:

    • canned fruits and juices

    • canned vegetables

    • shelf-stable milk

    • cheese

    • canned meat and fish

    • plant-based protein
      (for example, peanut butter)

    • cereals

    • pasta and rice

  • To learn more about Senior Boxes distribution at Feast of Justice, 

    • visit us at our 3101 Tyson Ave location during our walk-up hours.​ Click here to view our current hours. You may fill out an application while you are here.
    • call 215-268-3510 extension 3. Leave one voicemail message with your name. We will respond to your call.

    • If you apply for the Senior Box program through Feast of Justice, we will send your application to the SHARE Food Program. If your application is approved, we will call you to let you know you have been added to the approval list. Afterwards, you can come in for a Senior Box when available.

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2024 Dates of Availability at Feast of Justice

Senior Boxes will be available at our 3101 Tyson Ave location between the following dates, while supplies last:​

  • June: Saturday, June 8 through Tuesday, June 25

  • July: Saturday, July 13 through Wednesday, July 24

  • August: Saturday, August 3 through Saturday, August 24

  • September: Saturday, September 7 through Wednesday, September 25

  • October: Saturday, October 5 through Wednesday, October 23

  • November: Saturday, November 9 through Saturday, November 23

  • December: Saturday, December 7 through middle of December

Page last updated: 06/12/2024
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