Our mission is to lead our community in the fight to end hunger.

Our vision is that no one has to go hungry in our community.

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About 151,600 people in the five Southwest Florida counties we serve struggle with hunger, which means they may not know where their next meal is coming from. Here are three ways to help.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation awards Harry Chapin Food Bank a $350,000 conditional challenge grant for the Care and Share Senior Feeding Program

The Care and Share Senior Feeding Program supplements the diets of a caseload of 2,200 seniors age 60 and older with low-income in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties. Seniors receive monthly food kits containing easy-to-prepare foods, cheese, shelf-stable fruits and vegetables, canned proteins, grains, and milk.

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Harry Chapin Food Bank challenged to raise $350k to help feed senior citizens 1068 601 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Harry Chapin Food Bank challenged to raise $350k to help feed senior citizens

In order to receive the money from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, Harry Chapin Food Bank needs to raise $350,000 for the senior feeding…

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A mobile pantry driver learns that the little things can truly make someone’s day 874 571 Harry Chapin Food Bank

A mobile pantry driver learns that the little things can truly make someone’s day

“When I see people’s emotions to the kindness of the food bank and the volunteers, it doesn’t go away after you’ve been there a long…

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It’s #GivingTuesday 2774 1814 Harry Chapin Food Bank

It’s #GivingTuesday

Give the gift of nourishment this #GivingTuesday. Less than $5 will feed a family of four for a day.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:


(1)          mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)          fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)          email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.