How to Register as a Client


Registration requirements for a Jackson Food Pantry Client


  • Valid Government issued Photo ID for each person 18 years old and older
  • Birth Certificates for all children (related or unrelated) under the age of 18 living in household   
  • Proof that school age child resides in the household - school papers...  

Proof of Jackson Residency (required at each Distribution)

  • Clients MUST be able to prove that they live in Jackson by showing one of the following items:
  • Current Rent Receipt or Lease/Mortgage Statement or 
  • Current Utility bill (Electric, Gas, Cable, Phone, etc.) with your Name and Address on it  or
  • Any mail from a Government Agency

Proof of Income: (all sources)

  • Pay Stub, or letter from employer
  • Direct Bank Deposit or statement
  • Benefit Letter from Welfare, TANF/AFDC
  • Food Stamps (Award letter)
  • Child Support (letter)
  • Alimony
  • W2 Form from previous year
  • Pension/Worker's Comp/Disability letter
  • Unemployment papers
  • Social Security Award letter (whether permanent or temporary)
  • Other income

 Custody Papers: (Children under 18)

  • Copy of papers for foster children, also
  • Copy of Ward letter from WIC


 We reserve the right to refuse anyone at the pantry site who is considered under the influence of drugs or alcohol; or who, in any way, shows prejudicial discrimination toward or against another person or group, or displays abusive or disruptive behavior. 


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