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The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Nutrition Program Shop'N Eat (Subsidizing Healthy-food Options Plus Nutrition Education and Training). This is a program to educate and provide opportunities for Anne Arundel County's older adults to develop healthy eating habits through the use of subsidized grocery cash cards. 

Who is eligible?

Seniors who live in Anne Arundel County and are at least 60 years of age can purchase a Shop ‘n Eat Cash Card for use at any participating grocery store.

Participants must show proof of Anne Arundel county residency, complete the required application and participate in the nutrition education to be eligible. Participants may pay by cash, check or money order only. 

Program Requirements

  • Anne Arundel County resident
  • 60 years or older
  • Must have valid state ID
  • Pre-registration is MANDATORY!
  • Participate in the nutrition education each quarter
  • Pay by check, cash or money order
  • Late arrivals (15 minutes or more) will result in ineligibility to participate that day
  • Expect to be at distribution for up to 2hrs this includes the nutrition education and the distribution time

Pre-Registration Process

Pre-registration will begin Monday, October 30th, 2017, at 8am and will end on Thursday, November 9th, 2017, at 4pm, you must call between this period. You may either call  or email to reserve your spot. Please leave a message or email your name, address, DOB, location of interest and phone number. Spots are limited to 50 per each senior center location. Please allow 3 business days for a confirmation call or email. 

Distribution Days

Shop 'N Eat Distribution Days


Nicole Becerra
(410) 222-0282