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!
Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, Inc. is a Florida, non-profit 501-C3 organization. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Thank you Publix Super Market Charities for your continued commitment to Bread of the Mighty Food Bank. Your $20,000 donation enabled us to purchase the (7) much needed refrigerator/freezer units for our School Pantry Program.
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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.
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