Organization: All Faiths Food Bank
8171 Blaikie Ct., Sarasota, FL 34240, 941-379-6333
Cause: Human Services
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, & Russian
Mission: 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 63,000 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 bringing 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.
Last year, All Faiths Food Bank distributed 8.5 million pounds of food equating to 8.5 million meals through 188 pantries, soup kitchens, churches, community centers, schools, and programs. Its mission: Together with our partners, we provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community. For more information, call 941-379-6333 or visit www.allfaithsfoodbank.org.