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Inside The Food Bank


About The Food Bank of Manatee

The Food Bank of Manatee provides nutritional assistance and caring supportive services to individuals in need throughout Manatee County by distributing food to non-profit agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, and churches. Families in emergency situations can receive food packages on a temporary basis, infant care baskets for a new baby, and pet food. For information on how to donate or volunteer to the Food Bank of Manatee call 941-747-FOOD. Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee and The Food Bank of Manatee are registered names and any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.


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Recent News & Good Deeds

 Good Deeds


 During the month of June 2014, The Manatee Young Professionals group of

 the Manatee Chamber of Commerce held a collection drive as part of the

 "White Out Hunger" campaign. They collected over 110 pounds for The Food

 Bank of Manatee!



Good Deeds

Leadership Manatee Alumni Association donated $230 from member collection and a $230 match from the LMAA Board to The Food Bank of Manatee. Brett Pollock and Tara Donovan present a check to The Food Bank's Vice President of Development Kristen Theisen (center).