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Food Bank of North Alabama

“The Food Bank of North Alabama” has been providing assistance to the people living in North Alabama ever since it was founded in 1984. The prevention of famine in the counties of Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan in North Alabama is the major purpose of this initiative. The Food Bank gives out free food and other necessities, like as cleaning supplies and clothing, to low-income families, sick people, and children who participate in one of its 240 approved feeding programmes.

“The Food Bank of North Alabama” has set its goal as providing sustenance to those in need as well as developing measures to put an end to malnutrition in the future. The objective of the organisation is partially accomplished through the provision of roughly five meals for each dollar that is contributed.

Opening time

“The Food Bank of North Alabama” is open from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, and its warehouse is available from Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM until 3 PM for organisations to pick up or drop off food donations. The accessibility of food supplies for organisations that require them is improved as a result of this.

The goal

The goal of the Food Bank of North Alabama is to eliminate hunger in the region via cooperative efforts with other community groups, volunteer efforts, and financial contributions. The community as a whole has benefited significantly from the food bank’s dedication to meeting the requirements of those in need of food assistance.

In order to accomplish its goals, “The Food Bank of North Alabama” must rely on contributions from benefactors from from many walks of life, including people, institutions, churches, corporations, and organisations. Donations of non-perishable food and household supplies that are within their expiration dates are received and sorted by volunteers to verify that the items are still within their expiration dates and are ready to be packed into cartons for distribution to people who are in need.

In general, the work done by “The Food Bank of North Alabama” is crucial to ensuring that all people living in the state of North Alabama, regardless of their level of income, have access to food, which is a basic requirement.




Feeding Neighbors in Need

8.9 million pounds of food are sent to 11 counties in North Alabama’s programs for children, the elderly, and the destitute; food centers; soup kitchens; benefiting over 80,000 people.

The Good Food Project

Collaborates with dietitians and grocery stores to provide customized meals and meals to help families learn how to spot and address health problems connected to their eating habits.

Backpack Programs

Provides free food packets to children who rely on school meals but may experience hunger over the weekend.

Grocery Store Donation Program

Collects donations from more than 80 area supermarkets five working days, preventing nearly 4 million pounds of food from being wasted annually.

Disaster Response

Delivers essential supplies such as food and water to those who require them most in the aftermath of natural disasters such as tornadoes and floods.

SNAP Outreach

Connects low-income families in need of food with local farmers markets that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

Summer Meals

During the summer, children from low-income families are helped to have healthy meals.

Double Up Food Bucks

Encourages families to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and guide them regarding the benefits of doing so.

The Farm Food Collaborative

Supports Alabama farmers, stimulates the local economy, and expands access to fresh, healthful food by facilitating the sale of locally farmed fruits and vegetables to institutions like as schools and supermarkets.

The Hiatt Loan Fund

Neighborhood Concepts, the non-profit partner, provides microloans to family producers and enterprises in low-income areas that increase employment opportunities and access to nutritious foods



Address: 2000-B Vernon Avenue

Huntsville, AL 35805




Phone:  256-539-2256


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