Food Assistance

St. Vincent de Paul Social Services of Bend provides food boxes with enough groceries to prepare meals for 5 days to eligible individuals and families.  Food boxes are available once per calendar month.

If you need food, come in person to our office and fill out a form.


You must meet the 2023 USDA – TEFAP Commodity Eligibility Guidelines to qualify for our program:

Household Size Monthly Income Amount Annual Income Amount
1 $3,645 $43,740
2 $4,930 $59,160
3 $6,215 $74,580
4 $7,500 $90,000
5 $8,785 $105,420
6 $10,070 $120,840
7 $11,355 $136,260
8 $12,640 $151,680


Limits and Conditions

You may receive two food boxes per calendar month. Commodity foods are for home consumption only and may not be sold, traded, bartered, or exchanged for services. We also provide sack lunches twice per week.

Our Impact

St. Vincent de Paul Social Services of Bend operates a 1,000-square foot, fully equipped food pantry. The food pantry provides more than 29,000 nutritious meals each month to over 1,000 Bend-area households.