The Caring Center is still participating in USDA distributions of food.
All distributions are at the Caring Center, Robinson Community Center, 1301 Helen, Augusta.
Enter the parking lot from Kelly and follow the signs to the registration point.

Program The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
When The third Saturday of each month from 8:30 to 10:00 The next distribution is May 18th, 2024
Eligibility Low-income residents of Butler County.
*(See table below for income guidelines.)
What is available Some items are while quantity lasts.
  • Ground Beef
  • Canned Chicken
  • Red Salmon
  • Beef Chili
  • Milk
  • Corn
  • Collard Greens
  • Kidney Beans
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • American Cheese
  • Rice
  • Apple Sauce Cups
  • Apple Sauce Cans
  • Walnuts
  • Pistachios
  • Frozen Blueberries
  • Frozen Apricot Cups
Please note that when we have used all of
an item we will make substitutions
as available and appropriate.
The following table shows the income limitations for TEFAP
distributions effective May 1, 2023:

Household Size Maximum Gross
Monthly Income
1 $1,580
2 $2,137
3 $2,694
4 $3,250
5 $3,807
6 $4,364
7 $4,921
8 $5,478
*For each additional family member add $557.

Are you picking up TEFAP food for someone else? You will need to get a Proxy form from the Caring Center before the distribution. The Proxy needs to be filled out and signed by the person who will receive the food. This enables us to give you food for someone else.