Donated product arrives at GMFB's facility from food drives, grocery and food distributors, growers and other sources of wholesome surplus food. Our relationship with distributors and manufacturers like Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Food Lion, Sam's Club, Sprouts, Target, Performance Food Service, Tyson, and Whole Foods accounts for 51 percent of the overall food donations at the Food Bank and approximately 90,000 pounds of food items each month.
Food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs, daycare centers for children, the elderly and disabled individuals, obtain food from the food bank to deliver to people in need. For a list by county of our partner agencies click here.
GMFB serves approximately 35,000 food insecure people throughout our five county service area each month. (The USDA defines food insecure as a socioeconomic condition of limited on uncertian access to enough food to support a healthy life.)