What We Do

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Middle Georgia Community Food Bank is responsible for the solicitation, transportation, sorting, storage, and distribution of millions of pounds of food every year which it provides to our partner (501(c)3) nonprofit agencies in 24 counties of Middle Georgia. Through this service and its in-house programs, Middle Georgia Community Food Bank is a vital link in the distribution of food, saving our partners millions of dollars in food costs which can then be used in their programs. Middle Georgia Community Food Bank supports four different types of partners.

Food Pantries

Our partner pantries, are 501(c)3 charitable organizations such as local non-profits or churches which distribute supplemental food assistance to a defined population. These pantries serve the public on specific days and times. All of our partner pantries fall within the 24 county area we serve. Learn more about the responsibilities and requirements of our partner pantries.

Communal Food Kitchens

Our communal food kitchen partners are 501(c)3 charitable organizations which receive supplemental food assistance from MGCFB in order to serve hot meals to those they serve.

Backpack Program

Our Backpack Program utilizes 501(c)3 charitable organizations to distribute food to school children during weekends and school breaks. Our Backpack Program volunteers currently package and distributing the food that is allocated by MGCFB. Learn more about our Backpack Program, and learn more about the requirements of our Backpack Program.

Residential Non-Profits

Middle Georgia Community Food Bank supplies some residential non-profits with supplemental food assistance. These residential nonprofits are 501(c)3 charitable organizations, and function as homeless shelters, women’s shelters, residential treatment programs and more.