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Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors accepting applications

From noon-2 p.m. June 6 at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen, Second Harvest staff will be on-hand to accept Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors applications.

From noon-2 p.m. June 6 at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen, Second Harvest staff will be on-hand to accept Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors applications.

NAPS is a federal commodities food box that contains a nutritious balance of shelf-stable foods, in addition to 2 pounds of cheese.

In order to qualify for NAPS, a participant must 60 years old or older, a resident of Minnesota and be income-eligible. Bring proof of name, date of birth and address when applying. If an applicant qualifies they will receive a NAPS Box during their visit. NAPS boxes are limited and only available while supplies last.

For current NAPS participants the next distribution will also be June 6 at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen, 923 Oak St., Brainerd. Distribution is the first Wednesday of each month. Distribution times are based on last name:

• Last Name A - L-12:30-1:15 p.m.

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• Last Name M - Z-1:15-2 p.m.

Contact Second Harvest's CSFP coordinator at 218-326-4420, ext. 22, to prequalify to receive a NAPS box on June 6.

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