Central California Food Bank

Central California Food Bank

Commitment

Started on April 1, 2019
3 year commitment

Food banks and food pantries play a key role in meeting the nutritional needs of low-income children and families, who have less access to nutritious, affordable foods and are disproportionately impacted by obesity and diet-related disease. Our food bank partners make sure that times of sacrifice don’t also mean sacrificing good health.

Our partner, Central California Food Bank, commits to being a place where families in need can find nutritious choices. Over the next three years, it will encourage healthier eating among the families it serves by evaluating the nutritional quality of the food it distributes, decreasing the amount of food and beverages with minimal nutritional value. Understanding the importance of continued health and wellness, it promises to develop nutritional guidelines for the food it distributes and support healthy eating and greater physical activity for staff.

We are proud to work with an organization making such a positive impact on hunger and nutrition for 280,000 people across five central California counties each month.

Low-income people are at increased risk for both food insecurity and obesity

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