NAPS is Minnesota’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program, a program of USDA administered by the Minnesota Department of Health. Channel One is the local agency for 13 counties in southeast Minnesota.

Who is eligible for NAPS?

  • People over the age of 60
  • Minnesota residents
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Prepare your own meals (not living in a facility that provides meals)

NAPS participants receive a monthly food package with American cheese; canned fruits and vegetables; juices; milk; canned meat; cereal; rice or pasta; and plant-based proteins like peanut butter or beans. The package also comes with a newsletter with healthy eating and other educational information.

Please note that the NAPS program is different than Channel One Food Shelf grocery deliveryIf you need groceries delivered more than once per month, please call (507) 424-1720 to enroll in grocery delivery.