Mission: To overcome hunger in our communities through education and by working in a cooperative effort with partner agencies in the procurement and distribution of food, equitably and without discrimination.
Programs: Provided 18. 4 million pounds of nutritious, quality food through 155 partner agencies and direct distribution to 320 pantries at 80 sites. The three largest programs include retail store reclamation and pick-up, agency distributions and mobile pantries.
The Harry Chapin Food Bank of SW Florida has a four star (highest) rating from Charity Navigator, meaning that this food bank effectively uses its funds to feed the poor and needy, rather than spending it on fundraising or organizational costs; this is a great food bank and deserves recognition!