The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma has been a proud member of Feeding America since 1986. Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
Feeding America food bank members provide low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. For 1 in 6 people in the United States, hunger is a reality. As the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, the network of food banks supplies food to more than 48 million Americans each year, including 16 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 63,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms.
The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma benefits significantly by being a member of this national network, in ways ranging from gaining access to national food donors to information on public policy issues around hunger and food safety.
To learn more about Feeding America, visit their website at FeedingAmerica.org.