Please Update Your Record with US

As we return to indoor distribution with more choice for our guests, we would like to update everyone’s records.  Please note that your income must meet federal guidelines to receive food on a regular basis.  These numbers are posted at the check in desk. Your weekly signature as we return to indoor distribution is your verification that you are eligible. It is helpful for our holiday planning if we have correct birthdates for children.  We would also like to know if the number of people in your household has increased or decreased. Please review your records in our computer when you are talking to the check-in volunteer.
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Backpack Distribution

Registered clients, who have children between the ages of 5 and 14, will be able to choose a new backpack for each child in that age range on Aug 6th and Aug 13th. You will register and receive your food first. When registering, you will be given a backpack ticket stating how many and in which age range(s) you need, based on the children included in your family when you registered with us. After loading your car, we will ask you to re-park it and return inside the front doors to claim your new backpack(s) which will have some school supplies inside. They are provided through the efforts of a local Boy Scout who is working on his Eagle Scout award with this project. Backpacks with be given only to the children of registered clients on August 6th and August 13th. If there are leftover backpacks, they will be distributed on a first come, first served basis on Aug 20th for children ages 5 to 14. Continue Reading



If you have been coming to the Pantry during the pandemic and have never register please do so.  We will continue to provide food for non-registered clients (we call you Guests) but we would like you to register.  Eventually this pandemic will end and the pantry will cease it drive thru distribution model and return to inside choice distribution method.  To receive food when the drive thru distributions end you will have to be a registered client. GUEST status will end. Continue Reading

Covenant Cupboard Food Distribution during COVID-19 Pandemic información nueva sobre los procedimientos de distribución de alimentos para limitar la exposición al virus

Covenant Cupboard plans to be open on this Friday. Please read about food distribution procedures to limit virus exposure. Following is basic information regarding receiving food:

  • Covenant Cupboard will be using a drive-through pickup of pre-made food boxes for distribution between 1PM to 4 PM on Friday.
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Although Church facilities are specifically exempt from Service Dog regulations it is the policy of the Covenant Cupboard to allow these animals on site during food distributions if they are true Service animals.  No animal will be allowed on site if it exhibits vicious or uncontrollable behavior. We WILL be asking the following two questions allowed by the ADA act regarding service animals:

Where it is not obvious that the dog is a service animal, staff may ask only two specific questions: (1) is the dog a service animal required because of a disability? and (2) what work or task has the dog been trained to perform? Staff are not allowed to request any documentation for the dog, require that the dog demonstrate its task, or inquire about the nature of the person’s disability.


The “Unlucky Client” Change

A client suggested change to the entry number lottery system. Are you an “Unlucky Client” when it comes to getting your number at 1pm? This is for you!

The “Unlucky Client” change to our random number entrance system:
1. This change applies only to those clients who receive numbers at the 1pm opening of the food pantry doors.

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Covenant Cupboard Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

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Only 1 member of any registered household may take a number when entering. Under Covenant Cupboard policy, any household violating this procedure will be denied service for a period of up to three months.

Sólo 1 miembro de cualquier hogar registrado puede tomar un número al entrar. Bajo la política Pacto Alacena, cualquier hogar que viola este procedimiento se le negará el servicio por un período de hasta tres meses.

Только 1 член любого зарегистрированного дома может принять ряд войти. Пакт Шкаф соответствии с политикой, любой ЭСТА домой Нарушает Эта процедура будет отказано в обслуживании в течение до трех месяцев.