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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…

CCFB Receives Gift from the Michael & Nancy Pia Foundation Fund to Support Fresh Food Programs

Posted on March 24, 2022 by CCFB

Chester County Food Bank is pleased to announce a donation from the Michael & Nancy Pia Foundation Fund through the Chester County Community Foundation. The funds will be used to improve access to affordable, healthy, local foods through the Chester County Food Bank’s Fresh2You Mobile Market.

 

The generous monetary donation will be used to purchase a customized refrigerated market-style cargo truck. After…

CCFB Receives $50,000 from QVC to Support Programs for Seniors

Posted on March 16, 2022 by

Chester County Food Bank is pleased to announce a $50,000 donation from QVC. The funds will be used to provide food to older adults, age 60 and over, through the Chester County Food Bank’s Grocery Box Program.

Seniors who are food insecure — which means they have insufficient or unreliable access to enough nutritious food to live a healthy, active life — are at a…

Peeling the Onion: The 411 on the Chester County Food Bank

Posted on March 1, 2022 by Ed Williams

Since its inception in 2009, the Chester County Food Bank has been on a dedicated vision for a food secure Chester County, but do you know how we do it, what we promote or how the education that we provide benefits the community?

There are many life-changing layers of this onion to peel. CCFB does so much more than collect canned goods, sort fresh…