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Overview

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Nutrition Program Shop'N Eat (Subsidizing Healthy-food Options Plus Nutrition Education and Training) is a quarterly program that provides seniors an opportunity to purchase subsidized grocery cash cards and learn about various nutrition education topics to develop healthy eating habits. Each quarter the store selection will change. The program operates March, June, September and December months. 

Each quarter, the Shop 'N Eat Program will distribute grocery cards from one store.  This quarter the store will be Shoppers.  You may use any Shoppers grocery store in the county.

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. Program is limited to one person per household. 

Participants must show proof of Anne Arundel county residency, and participate in the nutrition education every quarter 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
  • 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 2 hrs this includes the nutrition education and the distribution time
  • If you are a “no show, no call” for your registered quarter you will be ineligible to participate in the next quarter 
  • Each quarter is separate from one another and requires registration every quarter

Registration Process

Registration for the 2019 December Shop 'N Eat program will be between October 24th and 25th, between the hours of 8:00 am-4:00 pm each day. To register please leave a voicemail at (410) 222-0282 or email us at [email protected].
   
Please provide the following details when registering: full name, address, birth date, phone number, and 2 senior center choices (dates and times for each location can be found below).  Any missing information may delay your registration being processed. 

Nutrition Classes

Nutrition Education Location Date Time
Annapolis Senior Activity Center Tuesday, December 3rd 9:30am to 11:30am
Arnold Senior Activity Center Thursday, December 19th  9:30am to 11:30am
Brooklyn Park Senior Center  Tuesday, December 10th 9:30am to 11:30am
O'Malley Senior Activity Center Thursday, December 12th  9:30am to 11:30am
Pasadena Senior Activity Center Wednesday, December 11th   9:30am to 11:30am
Pascal Senior Activity Center Tuesday, December 17th  9:30am to 11:30am
South County Senior Activity Center Thursday, December 5th    9:30am to 11:30am
 

Accommodations 
Anyone needing accommodations must contact Hadassah Onimiya at (410) 222-0282, or by email at [email protected] at least seven days in advance of the event.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. Materials are available in an alternative format upon request.

 

Contact

Hadassah Onimiya
(410) 222-0282