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Tefap Agreement

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diet of low-income Americans by providing them with free emergency food assistance. USDA provides usda Foods and U.S. administrative funds to countries that operate TEFAP. If you wish to file a complaint of discrimination in the civil rights program, complete the USDA Discrimination Complaint Form that you can find online at or in a usda office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You can also write a letter containing all the requested information in the form. Send us your complaint form or letter in the mail to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Director of the Auction Office, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or by email to [email protected]. The USDA is an equal opportunity and employer provider. All eligible agencies benefiting from TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) must comply with all guidelines of the TEFAP manual and the allocation agreement of the MN TEFAP site. TEFAP distributes approximately half a billion dollars annually to USDA Foods through food banks across the country. Look at fruits, vegetables, legumes, proteins, dairy products, cereals and soups on TEFAP! are available.

People who are deaf, hard of hearing or have language difficulties can contact USDA via the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). Minnesota Food Shelves Receiving State Funding is required to provide voter registration material to customers (free via your county auditor). This state of Minnesota provides voter registration documents in several languages. This memorandum implements the requirements of Article 4018 of the Agriculture Improvement Act 2018 and provides TEFAP public authorities with guidance on best practices to minimize food waste of privately donated food, made available to TEFAP public authorities and eligible recipient agencies. All food shelves that receive THE TEFAP, The Ministry of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees and candidates on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, retaliation and, where appropriate, political beliefs, marital status, family or parental origin, sexual orientation or, in whole or in part, the income of a person from a public assistance program or genetic information protected in employment or in a program or activity funded by the ministry. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all employment programs and/or activities.