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Food Bank for the Heartland

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Year Founded:
1981
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Brian Barks
Main Address:
10525 J St
Omaha, NE 68127

What We Do

Food Bank for the Heartland works with nearly 600 network partners to provide supplemental and emergency food to children, seniors, families and veterans in 93 counties across Nebraska and western Iowa.

The Food Bank is committed to breaking the vicious cycle of food insecurity and continues to be humbled by the outpouring of support from communities throughout the Heartland.

--- HOW FOOD BANKING WORKS ---

DONORS: Individuals, businesses, foundations, governments, and other organizations donate food, funds, and volunteer time. The Food Bank also purchases food to meet the high need.

FOODBANK: The Food Bank collects, stores, and prepares food for distribution to 589 Network Partners in 93 counties across Nebraska and western Iowa.

NETWORK PARTNERS: The Food Bank distributes food to pantries, shelters, meal Providers, mobile pantries, and child nutrition programs.

THOSE WHO NEED FOOD: Families, children, seniors, and adults receive critical nutrition that helps them thrive.

**** Thanks to WoodmenLife, all donations during Do Good Days (May 16th to 19th) will be matched up to $10,000! ****

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Nonperishable food donations may be delivered to the Food Bank for the Heartland located at 10525 J Street, Omaha, NE 68127.

Interesting Info

More than 206,000 people in Nebraska and western Iowa are considered food insecure — with 1 in 6 of them being children.
Food Bank for the Heartland works with 589 Network Partners to distribute food across the Heartland, including pantries, schools, churches, and non-profits.
$1 can provide can provide up to 4 meals for a neighbor in need.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Pack, sort and stock to fight hunger in the morning!
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Wed Nov 09 2022.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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Pack, sort and stock to fight hunger in the afternoon!
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Wed Nov 09 2022.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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Pack, sort and stock to fight hunger Tuesday evenings!
Repeats every week on Tuesday until Wed Nov 09 2022.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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