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                                                     PO Box 5642                             Ask-EAW@nau.edu
                                                     Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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Healthy Eating on a Budget Resource List
Food Banks
Northern Arizona Food Bank
(928) 526-2211
3805 East Huntington Drive, Flagstaff , AZ 86001
Office Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-12noon & 1pm-5pm
         Northern Arizona Food Bank offers nutritionally balanced food boxes containing a variety
            of food items for families and individuals in emergency situations. Click here to contact
            them for more information.

St Mary's Food Bank Alliance
(928) 779-7066
1409 East Butler Avenue #2, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
         St Mary's Food Bank Alliance has two programs available for families or individuals in
            need:
                 o Food Value Club enables families or individuals to purchase food at a deeply
                    discounted rate compared to supermarkets. The Food Value Club box includes a
                    menu of nutritional food items, both non-perishable and frozen, offered in a variety
                    of packages to fit diverse budgets. Click here for more information.
                 o Emergency Food Boxes are available to individuals and families in need with a
                    referral from the local AZ Department of Economic Security (DES) office. DES
                    info is included below.

Meals
Coconino County Community Services
(928) 679-7452
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
         Coconino County Community Services has two programs available for seniors in need:
                o Congregate Meals are served at lunchtime Monday through Friday at the
                    Flagstaff Adult Center. Meals provide seniors with 1/3 of their recommended
                    dietary allowance. Also offered are opportunities for socialization, volunteering,
                    exercise, activities, trips, and nutrition and wellness education. $2 donation
                    suggested for diners over 60 years of age and $5 donation for all other diners.
                o Meals on Wheels delivers hot meals at lunchtime Monday through Friday to
                    homebound seniors in Flagstaff. These meals provide seniors with 1/3 of their
                    recommended dietary allowance. These meals help seniors to maintain their
                    health and provide an outlet for socialization. Seniors also receive nutrition and
                    wellness information. Participants must be referred to the program by the Area
                    Agency on Aging ((928) 213-5254).

Flagstaff Family Food Center
(928) 774-3188
1903 North Second Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
            Flagstaff Family Food Center serves hot meals daily from 4 to 5:30 pm and is open every
             day of the year. Click here to contact them directly.

Additional Assistance
Arizona Department of Economic Security
(928) 779-0327
397 South Malpais Lane #7, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
         Through the DES Nutrition Assistance Program, thousands of Arizonans are able to
            provide adequate nutrition for their families. These services, combined with the support
            provided by the Women, Infant and Children program at the Department of Health
            Services and the Free or Reduced Lunch program through the Department of Education,
            also help to minimize the risk that Arizona’s children will experience developmental delays
            as a result of poor nutrition.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Coconino County Health Department
2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(928) 522-7850
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
         The Arizona Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program is a federally funded program
            designed to provide supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to other health
            and social services as a part of good health care during critical times of growth and
            development. The goal is to prevent health problems, and to improve the health status of
            eligible women, infants and children. Contact the local office for an eligibility appointment.

Free and Reduced Lunch
Flagstaff Unified School District, Food Services
(928) 527-6000
3285 East Sparrow Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
         The goal of FUSD Free and Reduced Lunch Program is to give every child the
            opportunity to eat a well-balanced meal. In order to assure this, we have a program
            with the Arizona Department of Education which enables a child, without the proper
            means to pay for one, to receive a meal. The applications are available at all FUSD
            schools and at the Food Service office. Summer meal programs are also available.
            Applications take approximately 10 business days to be processed so please be sure
            to apply quickly if you need this assistance.

Nutrition on a Budget
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General Nutrition Information
Food Guide Pyramid
Eat Well Be Well
Fruits & Veggies: More Matters
Arizona Nutrition Network

				
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