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.

Latest News

State of the Food Bank 2560 1432 Harry Chapin Food Bank

State of the Food Bank

Friday, June 25, 2021   In this months State of the Food Bank, Lois Thome, WINK News Anchor, chats with Ken Varner, Routing Logistics Manager…

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Spring Newsletter 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021 We are proud to present our spring Newsletter, a reminder of how our community is pulling together to meet the unprecedented…

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Harry Chapin Food Bank and the Coronavirus

Friday, June 4, 2021 Last month, your food bank distributed a total of 4,610,343 pounds of food throughout our five-county footprint. It is simply incredible…

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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.