Quick Facts

  • 1 in 8 people in the bi-state region are in need of food assistance. 
  • Each week, an estimated 57,100 people rely upon the St. Louis Area Foodbank for food assistance.
  • The St. Louis Area Foodbank distributed more than 25 million pounds of food in FY2011, up from 23.1 million pounds distributed in FY2010.
  • With each dollar donated to the Foodbank, we can provide 4 meals to hungry people in the bi-state region.
  • 97 percent of resources are spent toward food distribution.
  • The St. Louis Area Foodbank is a proud member of both the United Way and Feeding America – a nationwide network of over 200 food banks.

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