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The Food Bank of Manatee 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 on site year-round.

Donate $100 and receive a cookbook!

Anyone making a donation of $100 or more to The Food Bank of Manatee 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.

For more news and donor events click here.

Special Announcements

Hunger affects one in six people in America, including thousands of children, adults and families in Manatee County. Summer is the hardest time for the food insecure, especially children who may lose access to free or discounted school meals. The Food Bank of Manatee also struggles during the summer to keep its shelves stocked. Please consider making a donation to The Food Bank to ensure that no child in our community goes hungry this summer.

Did you resolve to lose weight or eat healthier this year?

Your loss could be our gain in 2015. Donate to The Food Bank of Manatee as part of your Eat Healthy resolution.

ABC7's Linda Carson featured Mary Meyer, one of our wonderful Food Bank volunteers, on her most recent Amazing Women segment. Click the photo to watch the video and see why Mary IS amazing!

ABC7's Linda Carson talks with May Meyer, a volunteer with The Food Bank of Manatee, for her Amazing Women series.

Want to know more about hunger in Manatee County and throughout the state of Florida? Check out the data compiled by the Florida Association of Food Banks, of which The Food Bank of Manatee is a member, by clicking on their logo below.

“Babies Can’t Wait” Collection Drive

at Area Walgreens Locations

“Babies Can’t Wait” Collection Barrels are located 

at every 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.