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Yuma Community Food Bank

Since 1978, the Yuma Community Food Bank has served the Yuma community, with a mission to increase self-reliance and enhance the quality of life for children and families in Southwestern Arizona. This hunger-free region is making substantial efforts to reduce food insecurity among its residents.

The organization distributes more than 8,000,000 pounds of food annually, sustaining approximately 20,000 people per month. TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) and CSFP (Community-Supported Food Program) are two of the programs offered by the food bank to meet the requirements of various community segments. (Commodity Supplemental Food Program).

TEFAP is a federal program that provides food assistance to low-income individuals and families via food banks such as The organization. The CSFP is a program that distributes a monthly meal package to senior citizens aged 60 and older.

The organization seeks to engage the community in its fight against food insecurity. They organize food campaigns where community members can donate food, money, or their time. You can sustain 55 individuals in need for only $5. You can assist the organization in sorting, packaging, and distributing food by donating your time.

The organization is dedicated to maximizing all donations and decreasing food waste. To prevent food waste, the food bank collects food from partner organizations, administrative programs, supermarkets, and the community.

The organization has continued to evolve and adapt to the varying requirements of its residents throughout its forty years of service. Particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of its mission to provide nutritional assistance to the needy community has increased. By providing access to nutritious food, the organization contributes to the development of a more robust and healthy community.

 

Website: https://www.yumafoodbank.org/

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/UTnrDpn1Mqu

2404 E 24th St, Yuma, AZ 85365

Email: info@yumafoodbank.org

Phone:  +19283431243

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