May Newsletter

Message From the Director
The State of Washington is once again funding
the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program,
and we will administer the program on their
behalf for the 2024 season. We will distribute
these benefits to qualified seniors who are
residents of Benton and Franklin Counties.
Funds provided will be pre-loaded on to a card
with a quick-response (QR) code for use at the
The Farmer’s Market program provides funds via
electronic card for low-income seniors to use at
approved Farmers Markets. Seniors must be age
60 or older, meet the income requirements and
be residents of the State of Washington.
Participants are required to complete a new
application each year. To be included on the list
to receive an application, please call our office
at 509-735-1911. We expect to mail applications
on Monday, May 6.
You can mail your completed applications to:
Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels
1824 Fowler Street
Richland WA 99352
Benefit cards are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, so it’s important to fully complete
and return the application as soon as possible.
You can mail your applications in or drop them
off at our office or your closest dining site. The
State of Washington has set June 1 as the first
date the cards will be activated, so seniors who
qualify will receive their cards in early June.

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