Stories of Impact

Food pantries continue to meet elevated demand

In a time of ongoing crisis, the Food Depository’s network of food pantry partners continue their heroic work. With families still struggling, local food pantries step up to help.

Prepared meals reach neighbors with unique needs

The Food Depository’s prepared meal programs expand with a strategy to feed more priority populations.

Equity-driven investments strengthen a community-centered response to hunger

Since the beginning of the pandemic, our partners have responded to unprecedented need. To support them and strengthen our community’s emergency food system, the Food Depository has distributed millions of dollars in grant funding.

Prioritizing food equity

With investments, strategies and partnerships the Food Depository is working to expand food access and address systemic inequities at the root of hunger.

Through ongoing crisis, volunteers rise to the challenge

In a year of uncertainty, Food Depository volunteers answered the call, again and again, to help our neighbors facing hunger.

Strong anti-hunger policies lessen crisis

Investments in federal nutrition programs, as well as ongoing efforts from Food Depository staff, helped connect people to needed benefits.

Feeding kids during a year of disruption

When child hunger skyrocketed during the pandemic, the Food Depository found new ways to help fill the gap.

Job training programs evolve to provide new outlook and opportunity

The Food Depository’s workforce development programs provide hands-on instruction for in-demand careers in the supply chain and hospitality industries.

Serving a heightened need

The Food Depository continues to distribute record amounts of food, meeting a level of need that still exceeds pre-pandemic times.