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As Costs Continue to Rise, So Does Demand for Prepared Meals

Posted on August 2, 2022 by

 

 

With the current inflated costs, especially affecting food, there is a critical demand for prepared meals, particularly for seniors and students out of school for the summer. Our nutritionally balanced “heat and eat” meals provide immediate relief to households struggling under the weight of medical and financial burdens.

The CCFB Community Kitchen prepares upwards of 8,000 meals per month enabling us to…

Our Approach

Posted on July 25, 2022 by CCFB

Ensuring access to real, healthy food
Chester County Food Bank serves over 50,000 people through access to real, healthy food and education and wellness. We have cultivated a community-centered and holistic approach to not only address emergency needs but also the root causes of chronic food insecurity for households facing unique challenges in Chester County.

Yes, distributing food to local food cupboards is…

Water Garden Tour Benefits Food Bank (July 30-31, 2022)

Posted on July 15, 2022 by CCFB

One of the more unique events of the summer in Chester County is right around the corner, as the Brandywine Valley Water Garden Weekend Tour is slated for July 30-31, 2022.

The origins of the event can be traced back to 2005, when a group of approximately 30 pond enthusiasts gathered to use their interest in the elaborate water gardens built by Coatesville-based…

CCFB Receives $120,000 from ACME Markets Foundations

Posted on May 3, 2022 by CCFB

The Funds, in the form of grocery gift cards, will be distributed through CCFB’s network of partner agencies
Chester County Food Bank is the recipient of a generous donation of grocery gift cards totaling $120,000 made possible by support from ACME Markets Foundation and their Nourishing Neighbors Foundation. The grocery cards will be distributed through the Food Bank’s network of hunger-relief…

For Too Many Kids, Summer Means Hunger

Posted on May 2, 2022 by CCFB

 

 

 

The end of the school year is fast approaching and for over 18,000  students in Chester County that means the uncertainty of a daily meal since school will be out of session.  Help the Chester County Food Bank to fill the shelves for neighbors in need by hosting a Summer Food Drive.

The Chester County Food Bank is reaching unprecedently low…

CCFB Receives $40,000 Donation from Customers Bank

Posted on April 19, 2022 by CCFB

Chester County Food Bank is pleased to announce a $40,000 donation from Customers Bank. The donation will fund nearly 30,000 meals for the food insecure that the Food Bank serves through its network of over 160 partner agencies.

“In addition to rising costs, we are also seeing an increased demand for food assistance,” said Andrea Youndt, CEO of the Chester County Food Bank…

¡Estamos emocionados para la nueva temporada del mercado móvil Fresh2You!

Posted on April 5, 2022 by

¡Estamos emocionados para la nueva temporada del mercado móvil Fresh2You! Esperamos ver caras conocidas y conectarnos con nuevos amigos en las paradas semanales del mercado.

Tendremos mercados emergentes durante toda la temporada, así que asegúrese de seguirnos en Facebook e Instagram para ver dónde aparece Fresh2You. Estamos emocionados de que nuestros voluntarios de Taste It regresarán a la mayoría de…

Fresh2You Mobile Market 2022 Season

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Shop Fresh2You:  June – November 2022
We are excited for a fresh new season of our Fresh2You Mobile Market! We are looking forward to seeing familiar faces and connecting with new friends at weekly market stops.

We will have host pop-up markets throughout the season so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see where Fresh2You is popping up.  We…

April is National Volunteer Month

Posted on April 4, 2022 by CCFB

April is National Volunteer Month! We’d like to take this opportunity to celebrate and show appreciation for our dedicated volunteers, and to highlight the importance of an ongoing commitment to volunteering. We are only able to address food insecurity in Chester County because of the immense support that we receive from both volunteers and donors alike. Without committed volunteers who return month after month…

Support Local. Give Today

Posted on April 1, 2022 by

According to our research, fresh produce is the most requested item among those visiting food pantries. *
50% of the 3.5 million pounds of food distributed by the Chester County Food Bank is fresh fruits and vegetables – 39% locally grown in Pennsylvania, Chester County, or from our own farms and gardens.

We hope to sustain this high volume and variety of healthy food for our…