All Faiths Food Bank Receives $237,000 in support of Vehicles and Veteran, Children and Mobile Pantry Programs
Contact Name: Elodie McCartney Ward
Contact Email: EMCCARTNEY@ALLFAITHSFOODBANK.ORG
Contact Phone Number: 9412815866
Sarasota, FL (Dec, 2020) – All Faiths Food Bank recently received grants and support from the following organizations:
$59,583 from Edward Henry Lyman Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in support of the maintenance, repair and general costs of the Food Bank’s fleet of vehicles
$73,000 from Share Our Strength in support of the Backpack and School Pantry programs in DeSoto County
$105,000 from The Stone Foundation in support of the Mobile Farm Market, Backpack and veteran’s assistance programs
WHAT: In support of the Food Bank’s vehicles, the Backpack Program which provides students with bags of nutritious snacks, School Pantries that provide fresh produce, meats and groceries to families in need at schools, and Mobile Pantries including Mobile Farm Markets which provide access to fresh produce, meats and groceries to those in need.
HOW MUCH: $237,000
About All Faiths Food Bank
All Faiths Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization in Sarasota and DeSoto counties. Rated 4-stars by Charity Navigator and a member of Feeding America, we provide millions of meals each year through robust programs and partnerships with charitable organizations in the community. In addition to food distribution, All Faiths Food Bank operates a roster of innovative direct service programs that not only solve the immediate problem of hunger but strive to end hunger by helping families and individuals gain long-term food security, better health outcomes and self-sufficiency. For more information visit allfaithsfoodbank.org.