Harry Chapin Food Bank is doing everything in our power to ensure that no one has to go hungry, especially during this unprecedented pandemic.

We will do our best to keep you all informed on where you can get food and how you can help.

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.

Faces of Hunger

We feed roughly a quarter of a million people a month through our partner agencies and our Fulfill Mobile Pantries program. The people we serve include children, families, seniors and veterans.

They may have just lost a job or may be underemployed. They may be battling illness, struggling on a fixed income or dealing with a life-changing circumstance such as divorce or the death of a loved one. We are here to help.

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Latest News

FLORIDA WEEKLY: Hunger Here 836 734 Harry Chapin Food Bank

FLORIDA WEEKLY: Hunger Here

Nearly 12 percent of Floridians don’t have enough nutritious food to eat. Agencies and nonprofits are finding some new ways to help…

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FOX 4: Food bank helps unpaid federal workers in Southwest Florida 1648 1402 Harry Chapin Food Bank

FOX 4: Food bank helps unpaid federal workers in Southwest Florida

Local TSA officials say 393 employees are being affected by the federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

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NEWS-PRESS: Harry Chapin Food Bank reaches 200 million pound milestone 1640 1088 Harry Chapin Food Bank

NEWS-PRESS: Harry Chapin Food Bank reaches 200 million pound milestone

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