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Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program
Food Distribution Field Schedule, September

News from the Cherokee Nation, OK
Cherokee News Path ~ Monday, September 10, 2001

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TAHLEQUAH, OK - The Cherokee Nation will distribute commodity foods to eligible applicants in the tribe’s 14-county service area at various sites during September and October.

The Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program is specifically intended to serve tribal populations. Therefore, the primary requirement for program eligibility is that an applicant must meet the definition of a tribal household. To receive commodity foods, a member of a household must have a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card. Also required are social security cards or birth certificates for each household member, income verification for each employed household member and verification of residence, such as phone or utility bills showing applicant’s name and address. Food will be distributed at the following times and sites:

Jay Food Outlet - Jay Industrial Park, Hwy. 59 North,
Jay, OK - Phone: 918-253-8279
*Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stilwell Food Outlet - Cherokee Nation Industrial Park,
Hwy. 59 South, Stilwell, OK, Phone: 918-696-5171
*Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tahlequah Food Outlet - Cherokee Nation Complex,
Tahlequah, OK, Toll free Oklahoma only: 1-800-256-0671
Phone: 918-456-0671 (ext.2920)
*Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Saturday, October 27, 8 a.m. to noon

Salina Food Center - 900 Owen Walters Blvd.,
Salina, OK, Phone: 918-434-8401
*Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Closed Wednesday, October 12 CLOSED

Sallisaw Food Center - 3400 W. Cherokee,
Sallisaw, OK, Phont: 918-775-1220
*Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Friday, October 19, CLOSED

Catoosa-Cherokee Village
*Wednesday, October 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Collinsville-American Legion
*Monday, October 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dewey-First Baptist Church
*Tuesday, October 16, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Nowata-VFW-727 S. Maple
*Tuesday, October 2, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Porum-Wheeler Estates
*Friday, October 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

White Oak-White Oak School
*Friday, October 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, contact the Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program. Phone: 918-456-0671 (ext.2920) or Phone: 1-800-256-0671 (ext. 2920). toll free in Oklahoma only,


Related contact information:

Mike Miller, Cherokee Nation
Director of Communications
Phone: 918-456-0671 (ext. 2210)
Fax: 918-458-5580
E-mail: Communications@cherokee.org

Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma
Attn: (Department Name)
P.O. Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465
Telephone: 918-456-0671
(Toll Free OK) 1-800-256-0671


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