Regardless of religious affiliation, everybody has to eat. Hunger and economic hardship affects everyone. There are several programs in the country dedicated to helping those in need.
Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing food relief and financial support to communities throughout the United States. Basically, for those who are struggling economically, Angel Food Services offers a medium size box of food for $30. A sample of their boxes contents is similar the list below:
- 4 lb. IQF Leg Quarters
- 4 oz. Beef Back Ribs
- 1 lb. 80/20 Lean Ground Beef
- 2 lb. Breaded Chicken Tenders
- 1.5 lb. Bone in Pork Chops (4 x 6oz.)
- 1 lb. Ground Turkey
- 18 oz. Stuffed Manicotti (Cheese)
- 12 oz. Smoked Sausage
- Betty Crocker Seasoned Potatoes
- 7 oz. Cheeseburger Dinner
- 16 oz. Green Beans
- 16 oz. Baby Carrots
- 2 lb. Onions
- 1 lb. Pinto Beans
- 1 lb. Rice
- 7 oz. Blueberry Muffin Mix
- 10 ct. Homestyle Waffles
- Dessert Item
Though the box only costs $30, the contents are worth anywhere from $42 to $72 dollars depending on the actual contents of the box. The food is name brand, the produce and meats are fresh and no damaged goods are stuck in the box. A box can feed a family of four for a week or a single senior for an entire month.On average a family of four spends $8,513 on food, or $709 a month according to the US Dept. Labor.
To find an Angel Food Ministries near you, go to their website AngelFoodMinistries.com. For those going through hard times that need a helping hand, seek out Angel Food Ministries. There are no restrictions, conditions or forms to fill out to purchase Angel Food. The program is open to any and all, especially those going through economic hardship.