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Imagine being hungry every single day of the week. You're not sure where your next meal is coming from or how you're going to pay for it. Now imagine you're only eight years old.  In the state of Alabama over 200,000+ children aren't sure where their next meal is coming from. That number, along with others you'll find on this site, is beyond staggering. It's difficult to imagine going through that on a daily basis as an adult, let alone if you were a child. The good news? You can make a difference.

Midwest Food Bank is an American 501(c)(3)[1] non-profit organization that gathers food donations, primarily from large companies, and distributes them to other non-profit organizations and disaster sites. Founded on a family farm in Bloomington, Illinois, in 2003, Midwest Food Bank began expanding in 2005 after contributing to disaster relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina. Currently, it operates ten locations in the United States and two internationally. As of 2021, it was the United States' thirty-ninth-largest charity and second-largest food bank by revenue; each month, it distributes more than $32 million worth of food to more than 2,000 other non-profit organizations.

ACFS is happy to be a partner with Midwest Food Bank. We pick up food twice a month at no cost to us other than the gas expenses that it cost us to travel to their Georgia warehouse.

The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama operates as a food distribution center. We purchase food from industry sources, and we receive surplus food reclaimed from local grocery stores. (We also welcome food donations from the community!) In turn, we distribute that food to over 230 nonprofits in the community who act as our agency partners. The agencies receive food from the Community Food Bank and distribute that food to those in need, free of charge. 



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