Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, Inc. is a Florida, non-profit 501-C3 organization. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
We distributed over 7 million pounds of food in fiscal year 2015. Our food comes from retailers/wholesalers, USDA, manufacturers, farmers and food drives. Our food goes to 150+ food pantries, programs, shelters, youth partners and our own mobile food pantry and kid's café feeding programs.
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The 6th Annual Empty Bowls event will be held on April 27th, 2017. If you're interested in participating on the planning committee, want to volunteer or become a 2017 sponsor, please call (352) 336-0839.
HOST A FOOD DRIVE
SEPTEMBER IS HUNGER AWARENESS MONTH
Feeding America and member food banks ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community, all month long. It’s your opportunity to join a movement that has a real and lasting impact on our effort to feed more Americans than ever before.
Thursday, September 15th was Hunger Action Day
250+ guests enjoyed BBQ prepared by James Class with Chuck Wagon Outreach and music by Tom Machnik with WOW 100.9 FM. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe proclaimed September 15th as Hunger Action Day. Many thanks to Albert the Alligator, Hitchcock's Market, Earth Fare, David's BBQ, Lucky's Market, Fresh Market, Andaz Restaurant and 4 Rivers for your contributions to the event.
Our dedicated staff and groups of volunteers make a difference in the fight against hunger and food insecurity. Thank you to the following organizations, current Top 5 for 2016, for enhancing our efforts ~ USPS Stamp Out Hunger, Abiding Lutheran Savior, Dollar Tree, Nationwide and Department of Juvenile Justice. 58,266 pounds collected by our Top 5. That's 44,820 meals! THANK YOU!