About Angel Food Ministries:
Angel Food Ministries shut down in September 2011.
Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization with a mission of providing affordable food and financial relief throughout the United States.
How It Works:
Each month Angel Food Ministries puts together a menu designed to feed a family of four for a week or a single individual for a month. They then sell the items on the menu in a box – referred to as a unit – at a deeply-discounted price. According to their website, a typical unit sells for $30, but has a retail value of around $60.
Who Is Eligible:
Everyone. There are no income requirements, applications to fill out or other qualifiers.
How to Order:
To order from Angel Food Ministries you'll need to locate a host site in your area (typically a church), and then place your order through the host site. Each host sets its own order deadline, pick up time and other program specifics.
What You'll Get:
The menu varies from month to month, but always includes a mix of fresh and frozen foods. Count on getting meats, fruits and vegetables, side dishes and a dessert item at minimum. You may purchase as many units as you would like – be it one unit or 10 – so the program can be tailored to your needs.
Other ordering options include a Senior/Convenience Box with ready-to-serve meals, occasional holiday boxes and special add-on boxes of meats or fruits.
Make the Most of Your Box:
Not sure what to do with all of the items in your box? Check out the Angel Food Ministries' recipe section for ideas, or visit one of the many sites around the web dedicated to the topic: