Welcome to Harry Chapin Food Bank!

Welcome to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

Our mission is to overcome hunger in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties through education and by working in a cooperative effort with affiliated agencies in the procurement and distribution of food, equitably and without discrimination.

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is committed to a future where the people of Florida are free from hunger. We see a future where the Harry Chapin Food Bank creates an environment which attracts and nurtures caring, highly competent staff, Board and volunteers.

By the Numbers

What we accomplished fiscal year 15-16 (July, 1 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Serving Southwest Florida by providing food through pantries, soup kitchens and other sources. Every $1 given turns into $8 worth of food. 97 cents of every $1 go directly to food.

Latest News

  • The Hoffer Foundation will match gifts made to the Harry Chapin Food Bank on Nov. 16

    The Hoffer Family Foundation and the Southwest Florida German Shepherd Rescue would like to invite you and your friends to a fundraising event at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, at Don Gasgarth Ford, 3156 Tamiami Trail, in Port Charlotte.  The Hoffer Family Foundation will match gifts made to the Harry Chapin Food Bank and the Yah Yah Girls/Back Pack Kidz at this event.  The Hoffer Family Foundation will make a brief presentation about the …

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Fighting Hunger

  • Giving Tuesday

    Mike bent his thin frame over a table at a local food pantry and signed his name so he could receive his share. He wore dark sun glasses with white plastic frames, and his voice shook a bit when he spoke.


     "I'm here to get food to support my family," he said. "I have a brain tumor and a back injury, and I can't work. So I …

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