people experience food insecurity in our service area, including 32,080 children
1 IN 5 CHILDREN & 1 IN 10 ADULTS
are missing meals, not by choice.
food insecurity increased by over 50%.
hunger-relief partners in churches, schools, and community organizations rely on River Bend Food Bank to feed people facing hunger in our region.
To end hunger for good, we need to optimize space and enhance our ability to maintain an elevated level of support. The Expanding to End Hunger Campaign focuses 40 years of experience into the most efficient, effective food bank possible. No one will go hungry again.
backpacks with weekend meals for children are distributed by River Bend Food Bank every week during the school year.
pounds of food are thrown away by Americans every year.
Every $1 donated can provide 5 meals.
Every day, people experiencing hunger make tough choices between their most basic needs:
choose between paying rent/mortgage and food
choose between medical care and food
choose between gas for transportation and food
compromise nutrition and long-term health to buy the cheapest food available