Hunger

Unprecedented Food Insecurity Persists in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

All Faiths Food Bank and Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee cite Covid, supply chain interruptions and the rising cost of housing as challenges.

12/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Good Deeds

Goodwill Manasota Partners With Local Food Banks to Feed the Hungry

Most-needed items are peanut butter, canned items, pasta, rice and cereals.

12/01/2021 By Staff

Free & Freeish

Five Essential—and Cheap!—Sarasota Experiences Everyone Must Have

Selfies, art strolls, shopping and more.

12/01/2021

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Expands DeSoto County Team

San Juana "Janie" Ramirez is the food bank's new DeSoto Food & Resource Center client services representative.

11/29/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Couture Real Estate Donates $46,235 to All Faiths Food Bank

The funding came from the brokerage's Sandcastle Gala.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Hunger

All Faiths Food Bank to Distribute 12,500 Turkeys This Year

It's the largest number of turkeys the food bank has ever distributed—and it comes during an unprecedented spike in the need for food assistance caused by Covid.

11/03/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $135,000 from Publix

These funds will support All Faiths’ Mobile Pantry Program.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Partnerships

All Faiths Food Bank Partners With Florida Healthy Kids Corporation

As part of the outreach effort, All Faiths will educate parents about Florida KidCare health and dental coverage.

10/12/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Hires Longtime Walt Disney World Logistics Professional

Michael Lima has been named transportation manager for the food bank.

09/29/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank to Hold Monthly Food Distributions at Van Wezel

The large-scale events will take place on the fourth Saturday of each month through October at the Van Wezel.

04/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

Morton’s Gourmet Market Grants $25,000 to All Faiths Food Bank

And thanks to a matching grant through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the $25,000 gift could become $50,000.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Hunger Started Early This Year Due to COVID-19 School Closures

Here are the top 5 things you need to know about child hunger in our community.

04/09/2020

The First 1,000 Days

The Goal of This New Food Bank Program Is to Make Sure Newborns Have Enough to Eat

Children today aren't often identified as food insecure until they enter the public school system.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

All Faiths Food Bank recently kicked off its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger, plus other great examples of locals giving back.

04/07/2016 Research by staff

Article

Sarasota Nonprofit CEOS Reveal a New Plan for Homeless Adults

The "3 Into 1" plan would see the Salvation Army drug and alcohol recovery campus on 10th Street repurposed into a 220-bed homeless shelter.

05/29/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Sarasota Restaurants Feed Those in Need

At any given time, All Faiths Food Bank partners with 40 to 70 Sarasota restaurants to help feed the hungry.

01/29/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Sarasota Nonprofits Share How They’d Use $25,000 to Help Veterans

We asked five nonprofits how they would use $25,000 to help veterans.

09/02/2013 By Griffin Guinta

Article

Insider: My World: All Faiths Food Bank’s Sandra Frank

My World: All Faiths Food Bank's Sandra Frank on feeding the region's hungry.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald