The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
At the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, we change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow.
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides food and food-related services throughout a 23,000 square-mile region of Southern Arizona including Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona distributes over 63,000 meals a day to members of our community with the support of over 300 local nonprofit agencies. Each year, we assist over 225,000 people through our programs and services. We provide distribution services from our main warehouse in Tucson and from four branch banks in Nogales, Green Valley, Amado, and Marana. We have a long history of consistent, reliable program delivery, providing Southern Arizona with a multitude of food-related programs and services including emergency food distribution, child hunger programs, home and community gardening, farmers’ markets, and SNAP (food stamp) application assistance.
This was an awesome experience. I went with two of my coworkers and we had a great time for a great cause. The coordinators were fun, friendly, and organized. We definitely want to volunteer with the CFBSA again! I recommend it to everyone.