For every dollar we receive, we can provide much more in food assistance through our special purchasing outlets. The Food Bank’s budget is approximately $6 Million, including in-kind food. With only a small percentage of income from governmental sources, the majority of funding comes from individuals, foundations, and local fundraisers. More detailed financial information can be obtained by calling our main office at 941-747-4655. You can make your dollars count today by making an online donation. 100% of your donation will remain right here in Manatee County. Please click one of the buttons below to donate.
A gift donation is a fitting tribute to someone special. Your donation supports The Food Bank of Manatee which provides nutrition to food-insecure infants, children, and families.
A gift donation to The Food Bank of Manatee in honor of someone is a fitting tribute to someone special.
*In the description field, please type the name of the person you would like to honor. If you would like an acknowledgment card sent to them, please fill out their contact information under “Shipping Information”.
A gift donation is a fitting tribute to to honor the memory of someone special.
*In the description field, please type the name of the person you would like to remember. If you would like an acknowledgment card sent to their family, please fill out their contact information under “Shipping Information”.
Monthly recurring donations make it easy to support The Food Bank of Manatee and help achieve funding goals over time. Make a recurring monthly gift today, and know your charitable giving is in place for the entire year to come.
Donations of food and funds are critical to the success of The Food Bank of Manatee in the fight against local hunger. If you have non-perishable food items to contribute, The Food Bank, 811 23rd Ave East, Bradenton (at the corner of U.S. 301 and 9th St. East), is open for donations Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Food drives are also a very important resource for The Food Bank, resulting in valuable canned food and dry goods. These drives also are a great way to spread the word about The Food Bank of Manatee and the need for hunger prevention in our community. Businesses, schools, civic organizations and clubs are encouraged to sponsor food drives. Because hunger has no season, we welcome food drives any time throughout the year.
Fill out the form below to schedule a food drive.
Our Food Drive Kit has a lot of great information to help you run a successful Food Drive. CLICK HERE for a detailed kit. For a flyer to add your company’s name and drive dates, click here. Questions? Call (941) 747-4655. To get involved and host a food drive, fill out the form below.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
- Host a Food Drive or Baby Food & Formula Drive at your business or event
- Spread the word about the need for food assistance in Manatee County and inform your friends, colleagues, and neighbors that The Food Bank is the area’s primary hunger prevention organization.
- Food donations can be dropped off at area locations, such as county library branches and Goodwill stores. Donors can also bring donations directly to The Food Bank:
811 23rd Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208.
All contributions are tax-deductible.
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