Our Solutions To End Hunger

With the donations received from community food drives, retail partnerships and the Feeding America network, we work to provide solutions to the hunger crisis through our programs such as The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and Transitional Housing Programs.  We are constantly looking into new programs that will help us fight hunger in the St. Louis area.

Food Distribution

In order to distribute as much food as possible, we use a number of food distribution methods including Food Fairs and Mobile Markets. The majority of product is picked up by partner agencies at our warehouse. We also offer Transitional Housing programs.

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Emergency Food Assistance

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is the sole non-profit distributor of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) product for both eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois, also known as The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

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The USDA’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a Federally funded program, which works to improve the health of women, children under six years of age and seniors citizens by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods.

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