Where does the Food Bank get its food?
Corporate donations: 63%
Food drives: 4%
USDA commodities: 24%
Food purchased by Food Bank for the Heartland: 9%
Food Bank for the Heartland inspects, sorts and repacks the food for distribution to over 325 nonprofit agencies across Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank distributed nearly 9 million pounds of food during the 2012 calendar year.
Who receives food from the Food Bank?
Pantries and meal providers: 69%
Food Bank's children and senior programs: 6%
Distribution partners in Kearney and Sioux City: 15%
Other food banks: 3%
Discarded spoiled food: 7%