About Us

What is a Food Bank?

By definition, a Food Bank is a not-for-profit clearinghouse that collects, stores and distributes useable surplus food to non-profit organizations, not individuals, who in turn, provide the foods to the people they serve. We utilize a warehouse with both dry and cold storage, trucks and a full-time staff. The Food Bank helps stop the waste of useable food by distributing it to the needy. Donated foods may come from over-production, underweight products, mislabeled containers, outdated products, improperly coded packages, partially damaged goods, discontinued lines, over-stocked merchandise, farm surplus or other sources. Additionally, we receive assistance


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Our History

It all began in 1981 when the current Director of Catholic Charities saw the vision of operating a depository of food to service local pantries and soup kitchens...

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2014 Hunger Study

The results of our Hunger Study are in...

 

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Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the way your information is collected and used...

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