More than 225 pantries, emergency shelters and other
nonprofit organizations rely on food from Food Bank for the Heartland to meet
their clients’ needs. Whether they serve 30 families or 30,000, all of our
agencies can count on us as a trusted source of food products.
Food Bank for the Heartland views our agencies as
partners in alleviating hunger in Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank
distributes more than million pounds of the food through our member agencies.
We do not charge for food. Agencies are asked to assist in the cost of
collecting, storing and distributing food. Our partner agencies contribute a
handling fee of 0 cents to 16 cents per pound, which helps defray these costs.
Food Bank for the Heartland also works with our agencies to help them learn and
apply appropriate, cost-effective methods for safe food service, handling and
Please visit the Current Agency page of our web site.
This section contains resources for our partner agencies.
If you wish to become an agency partner, please visit the
Prospective Agency page of our web site. This section will explain the