13 Sep Facing Hunger Foodbank
Facing Hunger Foodbank
Mission: help feed hungry people by distributing nutritious food and grocery products through our pantry/agency network. Facing Hunger envisions a future where no person in the service area goes hungry.
The Facing Hunger Foodbank provides nutritious canned, boxed, fresh, frozen, and prepared food to nearly 116,000 individuals yearly. They also work diligently to recover foods from restaurants and other food distributors through their “food and fund” drive so that no food is wasted.
Their service areas in West Virginia include Cabell, Boone Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties. In Kentucky, Boyd, Greenup, Lawrence, and Martin Counties. In Ohio, they service Lawrence County.
Their Programs include:
Mobile Pantry Program
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
Warehouse Distribution Program
Food Rescue Program
Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Facing Hunger Foodbank CEO, Cyndi Kirhart:
To get involved as a volunteer or to donate, visit their website at https://www.facinghunger.org/.
1327 7th Ave. Huntington, WV 25701