How to operate a Food Pantry or Onsite Feeding program

What is a Food Bank?

A non-profit organization that procures and distributes food and grocery products to non-profit member organizations such as food pantries, onsite feeders, etc.

What is a Food Pantry?

A non-profit organization that distributes food for home use directly to individuals and families that meet established eligibility requirements.

The document below will help give you an idea of what may be needed to start a Food Pantry in your community. It is not all-inclusive but is intended to help answer some questions you may have.

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