Share Our Strength
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 6 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast, eat healthy summer meals, and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of the national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
Second Harvest Heartland
Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation so as to help those who are hungry today and provide the means for those who are hungry to be fed tomorrow. Pioneering partnerships and programs have paved the way for Second Harvest Heartland to distribute more than 70 million pounds of grocery products last year to hungry seniors, families and children through nearly 1,000 non-profit member agencies and programs serving 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Capital Area Food Bank
The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) is the largest public, non-profit hunger and nutrition education resource in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The mission of the CAFB is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition. Each year the CAFB distributes 20 million pounds of food, including six million pounds of fresh produce through over 700 partner agencies.
Citymeals on wheels
New York, NY
Citymeals-on-Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, thereby helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities. Citymeals funds 30 community-based agencies that bring weekend, holiday, emergency and weekday meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers who can no longer shop or cook for themselves. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, Citymeals-on-Wheels delivered 2.2 million meals to 18,000 New Yorkers at times when they would otherwise have been alone and hungry. City meal's long range goal is to ensure that every homebound elderly New Yorker in need has access to 100% of the daily nutrients required for optimum health.
SF-Marin Food Bank
San Francisco, CA
The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank's mission is to end hunger in San Francisco and Marin, where one in four neighbors is at risk of hunger. We envision a community where everyone is able to obtain enough nutritious food in a dignified manner to support the health and well-being of themselves and their families. We address hunger head on: from our pantry network and home-delivered groceries, to our nutrition-education classes and CalFresh food-stamp enrollment, we work in many ways to nourish and empower neighbors in need. Every week, 30,000 households count on us for food assistance. Nearly 60 percent of what we distribute is fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn more at www.sfmfoodbank.org
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Our mission is to lead the Northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships. We collaborate with 900 member food pantries, soup kitchens, schools and other sites in 13 counties. In FY18 we provided 66 million meals to serve 70,000 different people each week. Northern Illinois Food Bank has 4 centers where we welcome volunteers to help sort and pack food for our neighbors in Geneva, Park City, Rockford and Joliet. This year, we will be rated as a 3-star charity which means that we "exceed or meet industry standards and perform as well as or better than most charities in the cause." This change is due to our meal growth and we are proud that we are closing the meal gap in Northern Illinois and rapid growth in meal distribution is no longer necessary. As we sustain enough food for our neighbors we look forward to new programs to address nutrition and the overall health and stability of our community.
God's Love We Deliver
New York, NY
The mission of God's Love We Deliver is to improve the health and well-being of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses by alleviating hunger and malnutrition. We prepare and deliver nutritious, high-quality meals to people who, because of their illness, are unable to provide or prepare meals for themselves. We also provide illness-specific nutrition education and counseling to our clients, families, care providers and other service organizations.
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, the world's first food bank, is a non-sectarian organization, that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to sites that serve the hungry. Serving 81,000 square miles of Arizona, this organization is committed to improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need, volunteerism, and building community relationships to further our mission. By partnering with more than 500 partner agencies, the Food Bank is able to distribute food through more than 600 physical sites. The Food Bank will distribute more than 90 million pounds of food in 2019 with a goal of 100 million by 2021 to meets the needs of the Arizona's hungry, working-poor families, children, and seniors.
Oregon Food Bank
Our mission: To eliminate hunger and its root causes ... because no one should be hungry. Oregon Food Bank takes a holistic approach to ending hunger by bringing our community together to provide food, education and hope to our neighbors in need. We provide emergency food to people who are hungry through a cooperative statewide network of hunger-relief agencies, helping 1 in 5 households fend off hunger. OFB also leads statewide efforts to increase resources for hungry families and to eliminate the root causes of hunger by advocating for fair public policies, strengthening community food systems and providing nutrition and garden education to help people become more self-sufficient and resourceful.
Community FoodBank of New Jersey
Incorporated in 1982, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey fights hunger and poverty in New Jersey by assisting those in need and seeking long term solutions. We will engage, educate, and empower all sectors of society in the battle. Working together with volunteers, donors and our many partners, we work to fill the emptiness caused by hunger with Food, Help and Hope. In Fiscal Year 2019, the FoodBank distributed over 60 million pounds of food, which is equal to more than 50 million meals, via our network of 1,000 community partners. Through our combined efforts, we help feed close to 900,000 hungry people in New Jersey every year.