Alabama


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Alabama


Alabama Food Bank Association // Eight Alabama food banks serve hundreds of churches and other nonprofit agencies. Over 30 million pounds of food a year are distributed to those in need by the Alabama Food Bank Association.

  1. Food Bank of East Alabama (Auburn)

  2. Community Food Bank of Central Alabama (Birmingham)

  3. Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank (Dothan)

  4. Food Bank of North Alabama (Huntsville)

  5. Bay Area Food Bank (Mobile)

  6. Montgomery Area Food Bank (Montgomery)

  7. Selma Area Food Bank (Selma)

  8. West Alabama Food Bank (Tuscaloosa)

Alabama Possible // The mission of Alabama Possible is to provide leadership in poverty education that results in the elimination of poverty. The Alabama Poverty Project hosts Hunger Workshops to connect local faith groups and community members with resources to fight hunger using best practices.

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network // ASAN is a network of farmers, consumers and agriculture-related organizations, all committed to promoting sustainable agriculture in Alabama.

Arkansas


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Arkansas


Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance // The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance is a non-profit collaborative network of hunger relief organizations throughout Arkansas.

Arkansas Rice Depot // Arkansas Rice Depot was formed in 1982 to combat hunger in Arkansas. Our mission is to find sensible solutions to hunger in Arkansas.

Northwest Arkansas Food Bank // The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank was established in 1988 by a group of concerned citizens who saw the need for hunger assistance in Northwest Arkansas.

Potluck: Food Rescue for Arkansas // Potluck is Arkansas’ only food rescue organization. All Potluck’s food and services are provided without charge to non-profit charitable organizations feeding at-risk Arkansans.

Florida


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Florida


The Coalition of Immokalee Workers // A community-based organization of migrant workers that advocates for the rights of farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida. CIW investigates and exposes cases of slavery and other serious abuses on Florida's tomato farms, and developed the Fair Food Program to protect Florida's tomato pickers from exploitation.

Feeding South Florida // Feeding South Florida, a not-for-profit organization, empowers other South Florida not-for-profit organizations to assist people in need and improve their lives. We do this by providing food and other grocery products; and by educating and engaging our community to fight hunger and poverty.

Florida Association of Food Banks // The Florida Association of Food Banks (FAFB) is a 501(c)( 3) charitable organization committed to ending hunger. We coordinate the efforts of our member food banks throughout the state of Florida, enabling them to better provide a healthy and adequate food supply for people in need.

Florida Community Farmers Markets // A listing of farmers markets throughout the state of Florida.

Florida Hunger Partnership // The Florida Partnership to End Childhood Hunger serves as an anchor around which more than 50 organizations are committed to working collaboratively to make Florida the first state in the nation to end childhood hunger. The Partnership proposes to do this by leveraging more of the federal nutrition dollars and the Earned Income Tax Credits intended for but not reaching Florida's low-income families. To do this most effectively, we build on public and private partnerships and systems in communities around the state.

Florida Impact // Since 1979, Florida Impact has been dedicated to reducing hunger and poverty in Florida. Our mission is to inspire and enlist the people of Florida to secure justice for and with those whose economic rights have not been realized. We also work to increase access to food programs by conducting aggressive outreach strategies and public policy advocacy.

Georgia


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Georgia


Emory University Sustainable Food Initiative // Emory's sustainability vision sets an ambitious goal of 75 percent local or sustainably grown food in its hospitals and cafeterias by 2015. Sustainably grown food supports environmental health, worker welfare and wages, and farm viability, as well as taste and nutrition.

Georgia Food Bank Association // The Georgia Food Bank Association is comprised of seven regional food banks who are part of the Feeding America network.  Working through more than 2,500 partner agencies and pantries, they distribute more than 75 million pounds of food annually to 159 counties in Georgia.

Georgia Organics // Georgia Organics connects organic food from Georgia farms to Georgia families.

 

Kentucky


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Kentucky


Dare to Care Food Bank (Louisville) // Our mission is to lead our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need.

God's Pantry Food Bank // God’s Pantry has been collecting and distributing donated food to agencies across central and eastern Ky. Today, God’s Pantry works with more than 275 partner agencies to fight hunger and alleviate the symptoms that accompany it.

Kentucky Harvest // Simply put, Kentucky Harvest moves food from people who give it to people who need it FREE OF CHARGE. Mainly a volunteer network, Kentucky Harvest has been raising food for the less fortunate since 1987.

Kentucky School Nutrition Association // The mission of KSNA is to be a cohesive group of professionals dedicated to serving quality, nutritious meals as an integral means of helping Kentucky students reach proficiency.

Partnership for a Fit Kentucky // The Partnership for a Fit Kentucky is a public/private partnership which supports the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s CDC Obesity Prevention Grant. The focus is on promoting nutrition and physically active communities.

Louisiana


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Louisiana


Cafe Reconcile // Café Reconcile is a nonprofit restaurant that uses innovative strategies to provide life skills and job training to youth from at-risk communities in the New Orleans area. Since the restaurant opened in 2000, more than 600 young people (ages 16-22) have successfully completed the program and moved into permanent jobs in New Orleans’ food service industry.

Go Green NOLA // The guide for the New Orleans community on how to build, eat and live green.

Louisiana Food Bank Association // The purpose of the association is to promote unity among member food banks in Louisiana in support of our common mission to feed the hungry.

Market Umbrella // The 501c3 nonprofit corporation, marketumbrella.org, is devoted to cultivating the field of public markets for public good.

Stay Healthy, Louisiana // Public health news and ideas blog for healthier living from the Louisiana Public Health Institute.

 

Mississippi


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Mississippi


Jackson Inner-City Gardeners // JIG's mission is to create a sustainable food system while developing youth.

Mississippi Food Network // The mission of Mississippi Food Network is to relieve poverty-related hunger in our service area by distributing donated and purchased food and grocery products through a network of member churches and nonprofit organizations, as well as provide nutrition education to needy clients.

Mississippi School Nutrition Association // Improving the health and education of school children through nutritionally adequate and educationally sound non-profit school food service programs.

North Carolina


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North Carolina


Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project // ASAP helps create and expand local food markets in North Carolina  that will preserve our agricultural heritage, give everyone access to  fresh, healthy food, and keep our farmers farming. Our mission is to  help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and  build healthy communities through connections to local food.

Eat Smart, Move More NC //  We work to help communities, schools and businesses make it easy for  people to eat healthy food and be physically active. We also encourage  individuals to think differently about what they eat and how much they  move, and to make choices that will help them feel good and live better.

Farmer Foodshare // Farmer Foodshare seeks to end hunger, malnutrition and poverty in North Carolina by providing fresh food to people at risk for hunger, while building healthy community food systems and enhancing community economic development.

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina // The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina provides food  to people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North  Carolina.

MANNA Food Bank // MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization,  founded in 1982, that links the food industry with 231 partner agencies  in 16 counties of western North Carolina.

NC Farm Fresh // North Carolina Farm Fresh is a directory of pick-your-own farms,  roadside farm markets, and farmers markets throughout North Carolina. It  is designed to help the consumer, find the freshest locally grown  fruits, vegetables, christmas trees, ornamental plants, flowers, and  herbs.

RAFI-USA // RAFI cultivates markets, policies and communities that support thriving, socially just and environmentally sound family farms.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina // The Food Bank's primary service area includes Bladen, Cumberland,  Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson counties. The Food Bank  provides nutritious food to those at risk of hunger through a network of  over 200 non-profit members.

South Carolina


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South Carolina


Carolina Farm Stewardship Association // CFSA’s mission is to advocate, educate and build connections to create sustainable food systems centered on local and organic agriculture.

Golden Harvest Food Bank // Golden Harvest is a locally-supported, nonprofit, charitable food distribution center that provides grocery products to the hungry through a network of partner agencies and, faith-based ministries.

Harvest Hope Food Bank // The mission of the Harvest Hope Food Bank is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education.

Lowcountry Food Bank // Our mission is to feed the poor and hungry of the ten coastal counties of South Carolina by soliciting and distributing healthy food and grocery products to nonprofit agencies serving the poor, and to educate the public about the problems of and solutions to domestic hunger.

Lowcountry Local First // Lowcountry Local First advocates the benefits of a local living economy by strengthening community support of our local independent businesses and farmers.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina // Serves: Cherokee, Lancaster, Spartanburg, Union, and York counties

South Carolina Aquarium - Sustainable Seafood Initiative // Designed to promote the use of local and sustainable seafood in South Carolina’s restaurants, the Sustainable Seafood Initiative helps ensure that consumers have fish for the future by teaching our partner chefs about sustainable and local seafood, assessing their menus, and encouraging consumers to dine at our partner restaurants.

 

Tennessee


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Tennessee


Chattanooga Area Food Bank // The Food Bank’s mission of “bridging the gap between America’s food bounty and those who cannot provide for themselves” would not be possible without the strong support of our local community.

Chattanooga Community Kitchen // Our mission is to work to lessen the struggle and despair of the homeless and needy without expectation of recompense, but out of love and compassion for human kind.

Community Food Advocates // Community Food Advocates is a movement of farmers, parents, students, persons of faith, community gardeners, and health advocates united by a commitment to the idea that all members of their community should have access to food grown in a way that promotes the health of people, planet, and community.

Delvin Farms // Delvin Farms is a three generation family farm located in College Grove, TN. Its 96 acre vegetable farm along the Harpeth river is certified organic.

Food Bank of East Tennessee // Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee serves as a distribution center offering donated and purchased food items to over 500 non-profit organizations in an 18 county service area.

The Food Initiative // The Food Initiative youth program connects hard, rigorous work with meaningful and relevant community service.

Mid-South Food Bank // The Mission of Mid-South Food Bank is to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, and through education and advocacy.

Pick Tennessee Products // Access directories for all sorts of foods and fun available at Tennessee farms, farmers markets and other retail outlets.

Texas


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Texas


Better Living for Texans // Provides nutrition education to limited income families and individuals, helping them acquire the knowledge, skills and behavior necessary to maximize resources, have nutritionally sound diets, and improve self-sufficiency.

Capital Area Food Bank (Austin) // The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB) provides food and grocery products to more than 355 Partner Agencies in throughout a 19,000 square-mile service territory stretching from the western edge of Gillespie County to the east-central communities of Freestone County.

North Texas Food Bank // The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a nonprofit hunger relief organization that distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of 1,146 feeding programs in 13 North Texas counties.

Texas Food Bank Network // The Texas Food Bank Network serves as a common voice for the 19 food banks across the state. The common mission: End hunger in Texas.

Texas Hunger Initiative - Blog // Timely news, updates, and opinions on hunger and hunger related issues in Texas.

Virginia


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Virginia


Eating Local Virginia // A book and website guide to help you seek out out new foods and new places to buy food.  Please watch this website for listings of new farms growing sustainable foods.

Federation of Virginia Food Banks // The Federation of Virginia Food Banks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit state association of food banks affiliated with Feeding America and is the largest hunger-relief network in the state.

FeedMore // FeedMore is the umbrella organization of the Central Virginia Food Bank, Meals on Wheels Serving Central Virginia, and the Community Kitchen. In 2008, these charitable organizations merged to fulfill a shared purpose to fight hunger and enhance lives in our community.

Local Food Hub // Local Food Hub is a nonprofit organization working to strengthen and secure the future of a healthy regional food supply by providing small farmers with concrete services that support their economic vitality and promote stewardship of the land.

Virginia Grown // A resource for Virginia farmers markets and locally grown, organic food.

Virginia Offering for World Hunger // The Virginia Offering for World Hunger was established at the Baptist General Association annual meeting in 1982. The hunger offering that is collected by Virginia Baptist churches is very truly a "World" Hunger Offering because funds are distributed through our many partners here in Virginia and around the world to alleviate hunger.

West Virginia


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West Virginia


Huntington Area Food Bank // The HAFB's mission is to help feed hungry people by distributing nutritious food and grocery product through our pantry/agency network. The HAFB envisions a future where no person in the service area goes hungry.

Mountaineer Food Bank // Mountaineer Food Bank is the state's largest supplier of food and personal products for people in need of emergency assistance. Through a sophisticated network of feeding programs and donors. Mountaineer Food Bank now serves over 500 programs in 48 counties in West Virginia.

West Virginia Farmers Market Association // A resource for farmers markets, farmers and consumers in West Virginia.