Food Distribution Program

For incoming applications or re-certifications we will process the applications over the phone to seek eligibility during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – excluding weekends. Emailing, faxing and texting documentation is accepted.

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Winnebago Food Distribution Staff
Updated February, 2024


The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) is a Federal program that provides USDA foods to low-income households, including the elderly, living on Indian reservations, and to Native American families residing in designated areas near reservations in Thurston, Dakota and Dixon Counties in Nebraska.

To find out whether you are eligible and to apply for benefits, please complete the attached Winnebago Food Distribution application completely with all information pertaining to your household, signed and return it to the Winnebago Food Distribution Program in person, fax or email.

Households cannot participate in FDPIR and the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) in the same month. The State of Nebraska and Iowa complete SNAP verifications with our program.

Food Distribution Program Director
Tatanka Petite

Certification Specialist
Christa Spears

Warehouse Supervisor
Aric Brown

Certification Clerk
Avery Blackhawk

Issuance Worker
Jaxon Bearskin

Issuance Worker
Kelly Lonewolf

Commodity Supplemental Food Program:

Income based food program for Seniors 60+. Food packages consist of extra food staples to supplement your monthly food supply.

Serving the following counties: Thurston, Dakota, Dixon, Woodbury

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