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Commodities Supplemental Food Program

What is CSFP?

The Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) also known as the Green Card program, is a bi-monthly food distribution program that helps meet the nutritional needs of individuals that are 60 and over and meet income eligibility. Boxes of food containing cheese, milk, canned veggies, fruit, meats, and cereals are distributed to participating facilities, every other month.

Individuals that participate in this program are approved individually by the Blue Water Community Action and must meet income eligibility requirements. Income is self-declared and proof of income does not need to be provided at time of application. Identification to prove residency and age is necessary at time of application and to pick up food. Applications are available on the day of distribution. Income eligibility is 130% or below poverty level please click the link to access the income eligibility guideline.

bags of food

CSFP  Distributions will take place bi-monthly at Blue Water Community Action – 3403 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, MI  48060 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Distribution Dates for 2023:

            September 23, 2023

            November 16, 2023

USDA Nondiscrimination 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.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed
AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Civil Rights Complaint Link: