We provide food to our network of partners

We have the ability to handle large quantities of food that our agency partners—including food pantries, food clubs (co-ops), shelters and more—are unable to handle because they lack sufficient space, equipment or staff. Therefore, we are the primary and most … Continue reading

We prepare food for distribution

Upon arrival at the food bank, food is inspected and if necessary, sorted, repackaged and labeled by staff and volunteers. Volunteers are the food bank’s lifeblood. Each year, hundreds of volunteers serve thousands of hours in our warehouse, doing tasks … Continue reading

We purchase food to fill the gaps

We believe nutritious food is an essential piece of a healthy life. With this belief in mind, we purchase food at low costs to fill any nutritional gaps left by donations and USDA foods. For example, we compensate farmers to … Continue reading

We gather donated food

The food bank, its branches and distribution organizations receive donated food from various sources including farmers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, the USDA and food drives. Food waste occurs at every stage of the food system—from the farm to the dinner table. … Continue reading