Who is Second Harvest?
Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank is a private, nonprofit organization that collects, stores and distributes donated food to 135 partner agencies in 11 Big Bend Florida counties.
What areas do you serve?
We distribute food in Leon, Gadsden, Jackson, Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, Franklin, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Wakulla and Counties.
Who is hungry in the Big Bend?
Where does the Food Bank get its food?
Food comes to us from farmers, grocery stores, retailers, distributors, wholesale and other food industry
sources. In addition, kind-hearted members of our community hold food drives that bring in tons of
How is the food distributed?
We partner with 135 agencies and oversee multiple programs to get food to the people who need it the most. Click here to learn about our food distribution programs.
How does the Food Bank help in a natural disaster?
Second Harvest of the Big Bend plays a vital role in responding to emergencies such as floods, tornadoes and hurricanes throughout the state. As an affiliate of Feeding America, Second Harvest responds to local, regional and national disasters.
What is the Food Bank’s connection with Feeding America?
Second Harvest of the Big Bend is a member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that helps feed people across the country. Click here to learn more about this network of food banks.