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Phone: 901-527-0841
239 S Dudley St
Memphis
Tennessee 38104
USA
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Target demographics: The Food Bank fights hunger by efficiently collecting and distributing wholesome food and through education and advocacy. It distributes food to 325 agencies and churches that feed needy and hungry people in 31 Mid-South counties in TN, MS and AR

Direct beneficiaries per year: The agenices work with individuals; The Food Bank distributes the food to them.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Bring a group to sort and package food received from food drives to put into inventory, help stock our pantry shelves, fill backpacks for distribution

Geographic areas served: TN, MS and AR

Programs: The Food Bank is the only organization, public or private, in the Mid-South to supply food to any qualified charitable feeding program.

Mission:
The Food Bank''s mission is to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food and through education and advocacy. Almost 20,000 people a week depend on food from The Food Bank for their next meal; more than 30% are children. Non-profit agencies and qualified faith-based programs in TN, AR, and MS save $17 million a year in food costs and can use their resources to help
Results:
Since 2981, Mid-South Food Bank has distributed more than 260,000,000 pounds of food and grocery items to its network of charitable agencies. Other programs include Kids Cafe that serves a balanced meal to children twice a week in a restaurant-like setting; Food for Kids BackPack program that provides easy to open and prepare food to meet children's food needs over the weekend; and the Mobile Pantry that provides food to smaller pantries in underserved counties. .

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03/06/13
I am a board member of this wonderful collegial organization which works for the food-insecure like no other. Besides the executive leadership, the board of directors are proactive and take an active interest in the the well being of Midsouth Food Bank (MSFB) (previously Memphis Food Bank). We as ... more »
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11/18/11
The Mid-South Food Bank continues to save lives by providing food for the needy. The executive director, Mrs. Estella Greer reaches out constantly to various organizations to give in support of this worthwhile community effort. Because of her expertise, many organizations are making The Food Bank... more »
11/17/10
I have had the incredible experience of going to the Food Bank as a volunteer. The service to our community is simply amazing. Imagine not having food on Thanksgiving Day. The Food Bank strives to help this happening to many families. God Bless those who work and volunteer at the Food Bank. ... more »
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