Program Highlights

Fiscal Year 2013-14

The Food Bank for Westchester distributed 7.2 million pounds of food, providing 6 million meals to hungry people in Westchester County

Neighborhood Food Express -- 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 Cafe 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.

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

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