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All Faiths Food Bank recently received a total of $108,000 in grants in support of its programming. Funds will benefit the expansion of the DeSoto Food and Resource Center through the purchase of a truck to increase food distribution in remote areas; Cooking Matters, which teaches people how to shop for and cook healthy, low-cost meals; Backpacks, which provide students with nutritious snacks over the weekends and holidays; and School Pantries, which provide fresh produce, meats and groceries to families in need at schools.

The grants came from the following foundations:  

$73,100 from The Selby Foundation in support of the purchase of a truck for the DeSoto Food and Resource Center.

$10,000 from the Harold C. and Jacqueline F. Bladel Foundation in support of Cooking Matters

$25,000 from the Schoenbaum Family Foundation in support of the Backpack and School Pantry programs. 

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