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Programs & Services

 

Program Highlights - 2012-2013

  • 7,444,922 pounds of food distributed providing 6,204,101 meals to hungry people
    (1 meal = 1.2 lbs.) – nearly 800,000 pounds more food distributed than last year
  • 919,269 pounds of fresh food distributed directly to hungry people via mobile/rapid food distributions
    • 199,725 pounds of fresh healthy foods distributed directly to nearly 21,000 people (20,822) via 50 distributions from the Kraft Mobile Food Pantry launched in February 2013
    • 181,854 pounds of food distributed to 37,607 seniors via the Senior Grocery Program
  • 1,223,880 pounds of fresh, local produce distributed via Green Thumb
  • 186,036 pounds of food collected from local markets and other vendors that would otherwise have gone to waste.
  • 27,646 BackPacks of food totaling 188,070 pounds distributed to hungry children for weekends
  • 158,745 meals served to hungry children at 8 Kids Cafes before and after school:
    • 15,144 breakfasts
    • 21,413 lunches
    • 73,418 dinners
  • 230 member programs received 335,961 total requests for food
  • SNAP Outreach, Education & Advocacy Program:
    • Provided SNAP information to 1,131 people by phone and 46 people at Food Bank sites
    • Prescreened 725 people for SNAP eligibility
    • Visited 439 seniors/homebound people at their homes
    • Reached 332 people via SNAP information presentations
  • The Food Growing Program at five partner sites planted, cultivated and harvested 12,667 lbs. of fresh produce for the season, the equivalent of 53,408 servings.
  • 89 nutrition-education workshops with recipe demonstration reached 1,091 participants with "Just Say Yes" to Fruits and Vegetables healthy eating message
  • 8,771 volunteers donated 21,643 hours to the Food Bank so that others may eat

 

 

 

 

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