About Us

Food Bank of Central New York serves as the main food distribution hub for hundreds of partner agencies that comprise the emergency food network in our 11 county service region across central and northern New York. The Food Bank provides more than 13.1 million pounds of food – the equivalent of 10.9 million meals – to hungry families, children, and elderly every year.

Established in 1985, the organization is considered one of the most efficient food banks in the country, using 96 cents of each dollar for program costs. Food Bank of Central New York is a member of Feeding America.