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York County Food Bank – York PA

In 2017, the York County Food Bank:

  • Provided more than 2 million lbs. of food to needy individuals and families right here in York County.
  • Helped over 66,000 families in need find nutritional assistance through our continued partnerships with 115 agencies, organizations, and churches throughout York County.
  • Through our Food For Families¬†program we distributed 313,308 lbs. of food which impacted over 17,500 people in our community. An average of 6,025 lbs. of food was distributed through this program every week.
  • Through our Give A Meal program, holiday meals were given to 100% of families in 11 participating school districts.
  • 2,950 volunteers donated 13,870 precious hours of their time at our West Princess Street Center, collecting, sorting, and distributing food.
  • Distributed over 10,000 boxes of food to seniors in York County who struggle with finding adequate nutrition.
  • Through the generosity of our volunteers we saved $319,010 in wages allowing for an additional 100,000 meals to be distributed to those in need.

 

Our Next Steps:

  • Expand support of the Emergency Food Voucher Program that allows those in need to shop for 50 lbs of food for their family.
  • Improve our network of local farmers to increase the amount of fresh produce donated to the Food Bank.
  • Increase our social media presence to ensure that those in need are aware of the programs we have to offer.
  • Continue on-going renovations at our future home on East King Street in York City.

York County PA Hunger Facts

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