Feeding the Valley Food Bank serves as a centralized source for receiving and distributing donated food, fresh produce, and grocery products from national and local retail donors as well as seasonal produce from local providers. In addition, area businesses, individuals, civic groups, schools, and churches conduct food drives throughout the year to provide food for our programs. We also receive U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Georgia Nutritional Assistance Program (GNAP) commodities. All collected food is inspected and inventoried in our warehouse before distribution. By meeting certain criteria and through an application process for 501(c)3 organizations, non-profit organizations and churches are able to utilize our services. The mission of Feeding the Valley is to gather food to feed the hungry with a spirit of compassion, good stewardship, dedication, urgency and inclusiveness.
Feeding the Valley Food Bank is one of eight regional food banks in Georgia and is a member of Feeding Georgia (formerly the Georgia Food Bank Association). We are also a member of the Feeding America network of food banks, the national network of food banks, and our nation’s leading hunger-relief organization. We are inspected by the American Institute of Bakers, International (AIB) for food safety. Food insecurity is defined as not having reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
WHERE WE ARE
Feeding the Valley Food Bank serves the LaGrange, Georgia area from our food bank warehouse located at 118 Gordon Commercial Drive Lagrange, GA 30240.