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 final total is in for the 2017 WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk!

    The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that the final total raised for the ninth annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk is $321,600. 

    This is a 5.4 percent increase over last year’s total of $305,000.  At least 1,000 walkers, young and old, let their feet do the walking to help feed the hungry Jan. 21 at the Miromar Outlets in Estero. The two-mile family and pet-friendly walk is the food bank’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

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Fighting Hunger

  • Stuff The Bus

    By Richard LeBer

    President and CEO, Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida


    This Sunday, your visit to the grocery store can do double duty – provide food for your family, and also help feed someone in your Collier County community who may not know where their next meal is coming from.

    The Harry Chapin Food Bank is teaming up with the United Way of Collier County, Collier Area Transit and Publix Super Markets for the fourth annual "Stuff the Bus" …

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