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 14-15 (July, 1 2014 - June 30, 2015)

Serving Southwest Florida by providing food through pantries, soup kitchens and other sources. Every $1 given turns into $6 worth of food. 97 cents of every $1 go directly to food.

Latest News

  • Volunteers Needed for September Food Drives at Harry Chapin Food Bank

    September 13, 2015 - Collier county volunteers needed: http://bit.ly/HCFB_VolunteerCollier091315

    September 20, 2015 - Lee county volunteers needed: http://bit.ly/HCFB_VolunteerLee092015

    Mark your calendars for two volunteer opportunities in September. The Harry Chapin Food Bank will be partnering with Publix Super Markets, LeeTran, Collier Area Transit and the United Way for a one-day food drive in Lee and Collier counties. The Collier food drive will be Sunday, Sept. 13. The Lee …

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The Face of Hunger

  • Working Families Share Their Stories

    Tags: Collier County, Mobile Pantry

    by Mary Castro, Southwest Florida Food Corps (AmeriCorps Team at the Harry Chapin Food Bank)

    By the middle of each week, Maria asks herself the same stressful question: how do I feed my children?

    Maria and other mothers like her find their answer at mobile pantries where families receive fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and other food that help them get by for a few more days. The mobile pantries are possible because of a multi-year collaborative project between the Naples Children & …

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