Shining a Light on Hunger Relief: The Food Bank of Manatee County

At Liberty Savings Bank, we're committed to being more than just a financial institution. We believe in the strength and well-being of our community, and that includes ensuring everyone has access to nutritious food. That's why we're proud to be a local supporter of the Food Bank of Manatee County, the area's largest hunger-relief organization.

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The Food Bank of Manatee County, a program of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, has been serving the community since 1985. They've provided over 58 million pounds of food to local families, children, and seniors. Their mission is to alleviate hunger and provide essential nutritional support through a network of partner agencies and food pantries throughout Manatee County.

Here's how their work makes a real difference

Fighting Food Insecurity

One in six residents in Manatee County struggles with food insecurity, meaning they lack consistent access to enough affordable, nutritious food. The Food Bank steps in, providing a critical lifeline for these families.

Nourishing Our Community

Through their network, the Food Bank distributes a variety of healthy food items, ensuring families receive a balanced diet.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency

The Food Bank goes beyond emergency food assistance. They offer programs that empower individuals and families to achieve long-term food security.


The Food Bank allows us to support their vital work in several ways

Employee Volunteering

We encourage our staff to volunteer their time at the Food Bank, sorting and packing food for distribution.

Financial Contributions

We regularly donate funds to support the Food Bank's ongoing operations and hunger-relief programs.

Community Awareness

We leverage our network to raise awareness about food insecurity and encourage others to get involved.

We believe that by working together, we can create a community where no one goes hungry. The Food Bank of Manatee County is a powerful force for good, and we're honored to be a part of their mission.

How You Can Help:

  • Visit the Food Bank of Manatee County website to learn more about their programs and volunteer opportunities.
  • Organize a food drive in your neighborhood or workplace.
  • Make a financial contribution to support the Food Bank's vital work.

Together, we can make a difference in the fight against hunger in our community.

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