Solutions 2018-07-02T13:36:01-06:00

Solutions

The Food Bank employs multiple strategies to ensure that children at risk of hunger have access to food year round.

Attend the Child Hunger Summit on March 8, 2018 to learn more about solutions to end child hunger. Click here for information and to register.

Food pantries are run by churches and civic groups. They work together to provide food boxes to struggling families weekly, monthly, or by appointment.

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Backpack Programs are partnerships between schools and churches, corporations, and civic groups to discreetly provide two-day supplemental meal kits into the backpacks of children in need every Friday.

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Summer feeding programs ensure that children from low-income families continue to receive nutritious meals over the summer months.

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Fresh Food Initiative

We help families access fresh fruits & vegetables from local farmers by promoting the use of SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) at farmers markets. For every SNAP dollar spent at a participating farmers market, we double the value up to $20.

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We work with community partners to identify families in need of food assistance who may be eligible for the SNAP program (formerly known as food stamps). We help families through the application process and connect them to farmers markets that accept SNAP benefits.

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The Food Bank’s Shoals Child Hunger Summit will be March 8, 2018 at Woodmont Baptist Church in Florence. Learn more and register here.

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