Place Category: Community Organizations
Together with our partners, we provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community.
All Faiths Food Bank, awarded a consecutive 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, is a member of Feeding America, the hub of hunger relief in Sarasota and DeSoto counties and serves more than 66,000 neighbors in need through its member network that includes human services organizations, schools, faith-based and secular organizations, and other groups that serve the community.
Programs include the Mobile Farm Market, which brings fresh produce to clients, Mobile Pantries, which delivers groceries to areas of highest need, the BackPack Program, ensuring students have food over weekends and holidays, School Pantries, the Campaign Against Summer Hunger, raising food and funds to feed children all summer long, and Cooking Matters, a six-week series of hands-on cooking, shopping and nutrition education classes for kids, adults and seniors.
All Faiths Food Bank engages partners who nourish young minds and bodies, including the School District, libraries, the Jewish Federation of Sarasota County and child-centric organizations such as the YMCA, Eagle Academy and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Last year, All Faiths Food Bank distributed 10.2 million pounds of food equating to 8.5 million meals through 188 pantries, soup kitchens, churches, community centers, schools, and programs.
For more information, call 941-379-6333 or visit www.allfaithsfoodbank.org.