Feeding the Gulf Coast is a member food bank of Feeding America. Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger.
Each year, the Feeding America network provides food to more than 49 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including nearly 16 million children and over 3 million seniors.
The network of nearly 200 food banks serves all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, securing and distributing 3 billion pounds of food and grocery products annually. Those member food banks support over 60,000 local charitable agencies, which provide food directly to individuals and families in need.
For more information about Feeding America, visit their website.
The Food Bank Association of Alabama is a non-profit organization representing the eight regional food banks located across the state. The board of directors is made up of the Executive Directors of the eight Feeding America affiliated food banks. The Alabama Food Bank Association works to end hunger by assisting the food bank network in obtaining more food and funds, fostering public awareness of the food banks’ mission, and creating partnerships to help alleviate hunger in Alabama.
For more information about the Food Bank Association of Alabama, visit their website.
Feeding Florida, formerly Florida Association of Food Banks, is the state’s network of food banks working to solve hunger. Our statewide network unites 14 member food banks to provide a healthy, adequate, and consistent food supply to every community every day. Feeding Florida member food banks support more than 2,600 local charitable agencies, which provide food directly to individuals and families in need to ensure a hunger-free Florida. Each year, the Feeding Florida network provides food to the 3.3 million Floridians facing hunger, including 1.1 million children and 700,000 seniors. Feeding Florida is a unified voice regarding hunger and food insecurity by focusing on each community’s needs.
For more information about Feeding Florida, visit their website.