COSHOCTON — Veterans or their widows wishing to obtain food vouchers for the upcoming Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday are encouraged to apply at the Veterans Service Office through Friday, December 14.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Vouchers for $75 will be available to veterans whose annual income does not exceed 200 percent of the 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines.

The financial guidelines are as follows:

Family size 1: $24,280

2: $32,920

3: $41,560

4: $50,200

5: $58,840

6: $67,480

7: $76,120

8: $84,760

Those who wish to receive a voucher must provide proof of household income and Coshocton County residency for a minimum of 90 days, have served on active duty for other than training and have been Honorably Discharged.

Each voucher may be redeemed at Aldi’s, Buehler’s Food Market, Baker’s IGA (Newcomerstown), or Collins Meat Market and are to be used for food only.

A list of items that are not to be purchased will be provided to successful applicants and store receipts will be reviewed. Anyone purchasing unauthorized items may be barred from participating in any future voucher programs and/or financial assistance.

This is the fifth year that the Veterans Service Commission and Office is providing these vouchers.

Questions may be directed to the Veterans Service Office, located at 318 Main St., Court House, Coshocton, OH 43812.