During our 2015 - 2016 fiscal year, Food Bank of Central New York distributed 13,102,910 pounds of food across central and northern New York.
That's 10,919,091 meals provided to hungry individuals and families through our network of 252 emergency food programs.
- 15% of our distributed product was fresh produce (2,061,441 lbs.)
- 22% of food distributed was United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) product (2,882,640 lbs.)
Over the last fiscal year, our service programs have also reached astounding goals:
|1,047,042 pounds of fresh food was rescued from 100 grocery partners for immediate distribution through our Retail Partnership Program.|
|37,028 milk coupons were distributed through 232 partner agencies to be redeemed at partnering grocery retailers through our CNY Health Bucks program.|
|79,203 meals were distributed to 515 children at 11 Kids Cafe program sites in Onondaga County.|
|25,219 meals were distributed to 726 children at Summer Food Service Program sites during summer months when free school meals are not available.|
|16,248 Food $en$e packages were sold and distributed through 39 program sites.|
|516 volunteers donated 4,933 hours of their time valued at more than $116,221.|
Food Bank of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education, and advocacy in cooperation with the community.
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