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Program Highlights

Program Highlights Fiscal Year 2013-14

7,200,000 pounds of food distributed providing 6,000,000 meals to hungry people (1 meal = 1.2 lbs.).

Rapid Distribution Program -- 289,220 pounds of fresh food distributed directly to 43,001 people.

Kraft Mobile Food Pantry Distributions -- 633,572 pounds of fresh healthy foods distributed directly to nearly 70,407 people.

Senior Grocery Program -- 269,189 pounds of fresh food distributed to 97,495 seniors.

Green Thumb Program -- distributed 937,193 pounds of fresh, local produce.

Retail Store Recovery Program -- 353,627 pounds of food was collected from local markets and other vendors that would otherwise have gone to waste.

BackPack Program -- 26, 273 BackPacks of food totaling 236,457 meals (9 meals per bag) were distributed to 1,684 hungry children for weekends.

Kids Café Program -- 136,963 meals served to 346 hungry children at 8 Kids Cafes before and after school.  

SNAP Outreach, Education & Advocacy Program -- provided SNAP information to 1,189 people by phone, pre-screened 667 people for SNAP eligibility, visited 425 home visits to seniors and the home bound and reached 335 people via SNAP information presentations

Food Growing Program-- cultivated and harvested 12,667 lbs. of fresh produce during the 2013 growing season, the equivalent of 53,408 servings at five partner sites.

8,747 volunteers donated 19,682 hours to the Food Bank.