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Recalls & Alerts
A food recall occurs when there is reason to believe that a food may cause consumers to become ill. A food manufacturer or distributor initiates the recall to take foods off the market. In some situations, food recalls are requested by government agencies (USDA or FDA).
Thank you to the employees who participate in the University of Florida Campaign for Charities.The organization helps the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank with their annual donation. Thank you for helping us feed the hungry.
$25,000 Grant - "TD Charitable Foundation is honored to work with food banks that are embedded in our communities providing food and support to people in need," said Mike Rayder, Donation and Foundation Manager, TD Charitable Foundation. “We are extremely proud to continue our support of organizations that help to empower our communities and act as an advocate to eradicate food insecurities that many face.”
Thank you City of Gainesville ($50,000 Grant) and Alachua County ($50,000 Grant) for helping to underwrite the cost of a new refrigerated transport vehicle.
Thank you Burkhardt Sales and Service For your generous donation of (2) used forklifts. Your donation will help Bread of the Mighty expedite the off loading of our donated items. Also, special thank to RING POWER for delivering the equipment..
Thank you Nationwide Insurance for the $75,000 Emergency Grant to replace our walk-in freezer units...also thank you for the donation of 7,964 pounds of food.
Special thanks to Preston Link Electric for your donation of the electrical costs for the freezer units.
$1 dollar now provides 10 meals to the hungry!
“For more than 50 years, we have been nourishing the communities in which Publix operates,” said Carol Jenkins Barnett, president of Publix Super Markets Charities. “Through these efforts, we’ve supported early education programs and the plight of the hungry and homeless, recognizing the importance of education and proper nutrition. We believe every child deserves to have hope, love and joy.”
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
In our community, 1 in 5 are hungry. 1 in 4 are children. Throughout the year, Bread of the Mighty Food Bank
feeds those who are food insecure.
SCHOOL PANTRIES - (9 sites)
Provides dry goods, dairy, meat, produce and other hygiene essentials provided monthly. PLUS: athletes at (2) local high schools
FEEDING KIDS - (23 sites)
Once a month - 17,000+ snacks served monthly
MOBILE PANTRIES - (20-25 sites/monthly)
Perishable food cannot remain at the Food Bank.
With the help of our 180+ distribution partners, BMFB
provides food to those in need as quickly as possible.
FREE FOOD FOR SENIORS
Bread of the Mighty's partnership with the USDA, to coordinate The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), provides food to those eligible seniors in need by giving USDA-donated foods through a monthly food package ~ distributed through Agency Partners
Supported by the Alachua County Board of County Commission's Community Agency Partnership Program.
Thank you Campus USA Foundation for your generous donation to replace our warehouse and showroom scales increasing our efficiency when serving our agency partners. You are making a difference in the fight against hunger!
Thank You Sponsors for Helping the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank
The Food Safety Alerts & Tips widget contains the same recall and alerts information that appears on FoodSafety.gov. Plus, it includes food safety tips.
Thank You for Supporting
Bread of the Mighty Food Bank
On June 6th at the downtown Gainesville Library, Bread of the Mighty Food Bank presented Food Safety Certifications to over 85 people representing 62 local agencies. Working hard to make sure food is safe for those in need.
Help us today ensure that the most vulnerable Floridians have the nutritious food they need to be successful and healthy by buying the "Imagine" license plate featuring John Lennon's self-portrait. For every $25 license plate purchased, our food banks are able to provide over 175 meals to members of our community in need. Please order yours today.