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.
To see the 40-minute "Hunger Hits Home" documentary that aired on TV on April 14, 2012, click on the link: http://www.foodnetwork.com/hungry
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MANATEE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS "PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY" DRIVE
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!
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).