Food Bank for the Heartland
Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Food Bank for the Heartland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that distributes food to 600 food pantries, schools, emergency shelters and other nonprofit partners. We are the largest food bank in Nebraska and Iowa, serving 93 counties in the two-state region.
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
Established in 1981, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves as a common solicitor, storehouse and distributor of food in 22 Eastern Michigan counties. By networking with over 700 hunger relief partners, the Food Bank distributes 28 Million pounds of food that reaches over 331,000 food insecure individuals annually. With a focus on nutrition, nearly 50% of all food distributed includes fresh produce, dairy and meat. The Hunger Solution Center's production kitchen serves nearly 900,000 meals annually, through children's feeding programs that surpass the USDA's nutritional guidelines, and nearly 13,000 children receive weekend backpacks of food, during the school year, to ensure no child goes hungry over the weekend.
Feeding America Southwest Virginia
Since 1981, the Feeding America Southwestern Virginia (formerly Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank) has provided millions of pounds of food and related product to approximately 340 partner agencies that directly serve the families and individuals in need of emergency food assistance. Our partner agencies include nonprofit food pantries, children's feeding programs, shelters, soup kitchens, and elderly care facilities. We strive to serve, at the lowest cost possible, hungry people - children, adults, the elderly, and the less fortunate by any definition - by collaborating with an ever-widening network of nonprofit and faith-based food distribution agencies throughout our 26-county service area.
Northeast Iowa Food Bank
The mission of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank is to provide nutritious food and grocery products to non-profit organizations and individuals in Northeast Iowa, while offering hunger education programs to the area and those in need. The Northeast Iowa Food Bank has the following programs to fight hunger in Northeast Iowa: Member Agency Distribution, Cedar Valley Food Pantry, Kids Cafe, Summer Feeding, Elderly Nutrition Program, BackPack Program, Mobile Food Pantry, and Community Garden. We serve 16 counties in Northeast Iowa, east to the Mississippi River, north to the Minnesota border, and south to Poweshiek County. More than an estimated 48,000 Northeast Iowa residents are food insecure, and over 14,500 kids don't know where their next meal is coming from.
Founded in 1982, MANNA FoodBank links the food industry with 328 partner agencies in 16 counties of Western North Carolina. MANNA FoodBank works to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina. MANNA collects, stores, warehouses and distributes food to MANNA accredited non profits throughout 16 counties in Western North Carolina. MANNA provides direct service on a very limited basis to those struggling with hunger through our BackPack Program and Food Stamp Outreach. MANNA assists partner agencies with acquiring food to serve those facing hunger.
Food Bank of Lincoln
The Food Bank of Lincoln was founded in 1982 with the help of a number of concerned local citizens to help gather and distribute food to hungry people in southeast Nebraska. The Food Bank gathers, stores and redistributes surplus food, which comes from wholesalers, retailers, corporations, restaurants, civic, church and school groups, and individuals throughout our area. These donations are distributed to over 180 non-profit programs in sixteen Southeastern Nebraska counties. In 2008, the Food Bank distributed over 4.2 million pounds of food.
Greater Lansing Food Bank
The Greater Lansing Food Bank makes certain that everyone in our community has access to nutritious food, because we can all agree, that no one should ever go hungry in our community. We provide emergency food to families and children and retirees and veterans who have served our country. We strive to alleviate hunger one meal at a time, to create a future where everyone has access to nourishing food, and to have a hunger-free community.
Eastern Illinois Foodbank
Eastern Illinois Foodbank opened its doors in June 1983. It was formed as part of a major regional effort to develop an emergency food network in central Illinois. The foodbank's primary role is to serve as a consistent source of food and grocery products for 220 agencies and programs to serve the hungry in 14 counties. The EIF now distributes more than 6 million pounds of food annually on a budget of just over $1 million. Food distributed by the EIF now reaches more than 100,000 people annually.
Manna Food Center
Silver Spring, MD
Manna Food Center strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, nutrition, education, and advocacy. What we do is simple and essential. Manna Food Center fights hunger by collecting and distributing 4 million lbs. of food each year to needy individuals and families. Manna provides a 3-5 day supply of balanced food at a dozen distribution points in the County. We also share healthy Smart Sacks with the families of 2,400 elementary school children every Friday of the school year. We help our neighbors learn to shop on a budget with our grocery store tours, and regularly provide recipes and cooking demonstrations. We are at the center of local efforts to provide a safety net to the most vulnerable & build prosperity for the working poor struggling to make ends meet. Through Community Food Rescue we build the capacity of other agencies to feed more and waste less. 94 cents of every dollar donated goes to program expenses. Thank you for your support.
The Food Group Minnesota Inc
The Food Group's (formerly Emergency Foodshelf Network) mission is to be an innovative foodbank dedicated to serving the hunger needs of our changing communities. Established in 1976, The Food Group collects, warehouses and distributes high quality food and essential support services to Minnesota hunger relief organizations. The Food Group was created to help food shelves pool their resources and receive quantities of food equal to their demand. Before The Food Group was formed, it was not uncommon for one food shelf to experience an excess of resources while a neighboring shelf turned clients away due to lack of food or money. The Food Group's network consists of 230+ hunger relief programs throughout 27 Minnesota counties. These agencies provide more than seven million pounds of nonperishable, perishable and prepared food to hunger relief organizations annually.