Free eGift Cards to Buy Food
REQUEST ASSISTANCE FORM
The Food Assistance team coordinates once a month distributions of FREE eGift cards to Walmart. To be eligible, Mission students must be enrolled in at least three units during the Spring 2023 semester, meet household income requirements, and complete the Mission Cares Intake Form.
Students who qualify will receive:
- $60.00 Walmart eGift cards
OR a different increment amount based on availability (example: $50, or $40 Walmart eGift cards)
- Consult the schedule below
- Due to the limited amount of funding, distribution will be on a first come, first serve basis. Distribution dates are subject to change based on the needs of the program.
Food Request Form Deadline and Distribution Dates
|Spring 2023 Distribution (via Email)|
|Wednesday February 15th by 5pm|
|Wednesday March 15th by 5pm|
|Wednesday April 12th by 5pm|
|Wednesday May 17th by 5pm|
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the Food Request Form due?
A: The form will be opened for the entire semester and only requires one entry to be good for the duration of the semester. As long as you meet the registration and income requirement, you will be eligible for this program.
Q: When will I receive my eGift cards?
A: Please refer to the distribution schedule chart above. Students who qualify will receive their eGift the date specified for the corresponding week.
Please Note: On distribution days, we have until 5pm (end of business day) to send out the e-gift cards.
Q: How many units do I need to be registered for?
A: You have to be registered for at least 3 units in the current semester that this program is offered at Mission College.
Q: Will I qualify for this progam if my classes I am taking is for West Valley College?
A: Unfortunately, no. This program is for Mission College students only. Meaning, you need to be registered for classes at Mission to qualify.
Q: How long does the program last?
A: The Food Assistance Summer Program will last through the end of the Fall 2022 semester. The college will determine whether to continue the program based on funding.
Q: Can I request additional e-gift cards?
A: Unfortunately, no, but you may re-apply for future distributions.
Q:What email should I use for the e-gift card distribution?
A: Starting summer 2022, we will only send the e-gft cards to your Mission College/district provided emails
Q: How many distributions each month?
A: Due to high demand, there will only be one distribituon the 2nd wednesday of each month.
Q: Who do I contact if I have issues with my gift card?