Care and Share

The Care and Share food bank in Kanab, Orderville & Big Water distribute food on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 2-6 pm. Our Pantries are client choice.

The Kane County Care & Share program is the equivalent of a Food Bank. It is open on the first and third Thursday of each month and is set up like a grocery store pantry. Families and/or individuals who pass the eligibility requirements can pick up client choice food from the pantry to help subsidize their groceries.

Eligibility: To determine eligibility for the Care & Share food program, you must qualify for TEFAP commodities based on 1) total family income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines* or 2) participation in SNAP, Medicaid, Free or Reduced Price Meals or Head Start. An individual or family must fill out a self declaration form.

[*Income requirements are federally based and are adjusted yearly.]

185% Federal Poverty Income Guidelines 7/1/20-6/30/21             

185% Pautas de Ingresos de Pobreza Fed. 7/1/20-6/30/21

Family Size Monthly Income Family Size Monthly Income
Tamaño de familia Ingresos mensuales Tamaño de familia Ingresos mensuales
1 $1,967 5 $4,730
2 $2,658 6 $5,421
3 $3,349 7 $6,111
4 $4,039 8 $6,802

Location: Kane County currently operates three pantries – Kanab, Orderville, and Big Water.

Kanab, 56 W. 450 North (next to Kanab Senior Center); Hours: 2-6 p.m. 

Orderville/Long Valley415 E. State St. Hwy. 89 (Long Valley Senior Center); Hours: 4-6 p.m.

Big Water, 175 Aaron Burr Avenue, Big Water, UT; Hours: 6-8 p.m. (Arizona Time)

All three food pantries are supported by the Utah Food Bank of Salt Lake City and through local donations.

Donations: Can be delivered to Kane County Senior Center. Monetary donation are greatly accepted at this time. You can mail these donations to Kane County Care and Share 172 E 100 N Kanab, UT 84741, or hand deliver to Kane County Senior Center.  If you are interested in  volunteering or making a special food donation at this time please contact 435-644-4327 to get a list of our current most needed items. 

Please note: Please do not donate items older than one year. Use the rule that if you would no longer eat it, don’t pass it off to others. We do not accept items with leaks, bulges or home-canned foods. It takes valuable time and resources to sort and dispose of expired food. 

Distribution days are the first and third Thursdays of the month. 2pm-6pm

Phone: 435-644-4320

Fax: 435-644-4329

Address: 172 E. 100 N. Kanab, UT

Contact: Jerica Bauer , Director

 

 

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