Freestore Foodbank’s mission is to improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community, and our vision is to create a hunger-free, healthy, and thriving community. To achieve this vision, our objectives are to provide nutritious food, connect to support services and offer a pathway from crisis to stability.
We’ve seen this caring community rally behind us — through the pandemic and more. We’ve seen it in how you’ve helped provide emergency relief. And we have seen it throughout the holiday season and with hope into 2023 … because our challenges are not over! Donate Today >>
Kurt’s Korner (2023 Spring)
I recently read that there were about 39.6 million Americans age 65 and up in 2009. That number grew to 54.1 million by 2019 — almost a 37% increase in just one decade. That’s just the beginning of the [...]
SNAP Emergency Allotments
We have been informed by the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments are ending after nearly 3 years. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, signed into law last [...]
Happy New Year, and THANK YOU!
The past year brought record high inflation and rising prices on just about everything around us, which hit families and seniors facing hunger especially hard. But once again, YOU stepped forward to help your neighbors, and we couldn’t be [...]