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The Columbia Restaurant in Sarasota will give 5% of your check during the month of September to local participating charities, including Meals on Wheels PLUS! Click here for more information.

Join us for...

Thursday, November 6

Main Street

Lakewood Ranch

Friday, November 7

Renaissance on 9th



Tickets: $25

Purchase tickets TODAY!

Click here for information on sponsorship.

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 Proceeds benefit

The Food Bank of Manatee and All Faiths Food Bank

Click here to view our PSA for The White Out Hunger Grand Challenge to help stock the shelves at The Food Bank of Manatee!

Have you seen our Spring Newsletter? Click the image below to read about what's new at Meals on Wheels PLUS and The Food Bank of Manatee!

Get a ‘Sneak Peek’ at
The Mall at University Town Center!


October 15, 2014
(the night before the center opens to the public)


Tickets to be mailed soon to individuals that have already purchased them.

The Food Bank of Manatee recently held a Care & Share Food Giveaway at "Church Without Limits", distributing 10,000 pounds of food to hungry families. Click to read the article and watch the video.

Did you know...

that you can drop off non-perishable food items to any Goodwill Manasota location in Manatee County for The Food Bank of Manatee? Goodwill Manasota locations have collection barrels onsite year-round.

Donate $100 and receive a cookbook!

Anyone making a donation to The Food Bank of Manatee of $100 or more will receive a copy of the "Treasured Traditions" cookbook. Special thanks to Entre Nous for donating these fabulous cookbooks. Cookbooks may be picked up at:

Renaissance on 9th

1816 9th Street West

Bradenton, FL 34205

For more information, call:


Limited time available, while supplies last.

Join us at Renaissance on 9th for a Pancake Feast the last Friday of each month. 8-10 am, $5.
Questions? 941-749-0100.

When you enjoy the services of Renaissance on 9th, you support the programs of The Food Bank.

New license plate? Support the Florida Association Of Food Banks with an 'Imagine' specialty plate. Click below to order online.

From the Farm to the Table!

Support Manatee County by purchasing shares at Geraldson Community Farms at a discount when donated to The Food Bank. For details click here.

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Special Announcements

List of participating restaurants:

Anna Maria Oyster Bar- 6966 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210
Anna Maria Oyster Bar- 1525 51st Ave. E., Ellenton, FL 34222

Anna Maria Oyster Bar- 6909 14th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207

Beef O Brady’s- 4286 53rd Ave. E., Bradenton, FL 34210

Beef O Brady’s- 1795 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211

Beef O Brady’s- 8913 U.S. 301, Parrish, FL 34219

Beef O Brady’s- 4925 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210

Cedar Reef Fish Camp- 7240 55th Ave. E., Bradenton, FL 34203

Full Belly Stuffed Burgers- 8742 E. State Rd. 70, Bradenton, FL 34202

Sugar Cubed Bakery - 1506 -13th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Basil’s Flamed Broiled Chicken- 4015 1st St., Bradenton, FL 34208

Gio’s Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar- 2219 60th Ave E., Ellenton, FL 34222

Gio’s  Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar- 4805 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210

Mexicali Border Café- 5502 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210

Mexicali Border Café- 7303 52nd Pl. E., Bradenton, FL 34203

Peaches -3201 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Peaches 5702 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210

Peaches 6057 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207

Peaches 7315 52nd Pl. E., Bradenton, FL 34203

Peaches 5240 State Rd. 64 E., Bradenton, FL 34208

Peaches 2207 60th Ave. E., Ellenton, FL 34222

Peaches 3240 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Polo Grill & Bar 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

MacAllister's Grill & Tavern 8110 Lakewood Main St., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

For more information on this event, click here.


“Babies Can’t Wait” Collection Drive at Area Walgreens 

Locations- “Babies Can’t Wait” Collection Barrels are located 

at each Manatee County Walgreens store. Infant-specific,

non- perishable items can be deposited in the barrels.

Requested items include formula, baby food, diapers, rice

cereal, and other necessities. The infant care essentials will

be used in Baby Baskets, given to families in crisis who

are caring for a baby.



  Please mail a check, or drop off nonperishable food 

  to: The Food Bank of Manatee,
        811 23rd Ave E, Bradenton FL 34208.

        (Corner of US 301 and 9th St E.)

  Or click on the link below:

  Thank you for your support!



Click here for a Food Drive info packet (PDF) or call 941-747-4655.

811 23rd Ave East, Bradenton FL 34208 • 941-747-4655

The Food Bank of Manatee is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

A program of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee and The Food Bank of Manatee are registered names and any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.