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About The Food Bank of Western Mass.

Feeding Our Neighbors in Need and Leading the Community to End Hunger

Since 1982, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has been feeding our neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger. We distribute food to our member agencies in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties.

What’s Happening?

  • Florence Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants

    Until December 31
    Vote Online on Florence Bank's website

    Florence Bank is donating $100,000 to local non-profit organizations, and customers decide who gets the money! Be sure to vote before December 31.

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  • Sack Hunger: Care to Share, Big Y World Class Market

    Through December 31, 2017
    All Big Y locations

    Now through December 31, Big Y Supermarkets is helping to feed hungry neighbors through Care to Share Sack Hunger. When you purchase prepackaged bags of groceries or Sack Hunger cards at Big Y locations in western Massachusetts, your contributions will be donated to The Food Bank.

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  • Benefit Performance at Shakespeare & Company

    Sat., December 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
    Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA

    This holiday season, enjoy an evening of comedic theater and support neighbors in need!

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  • Check Out Hunger

    October 1 - December 31
    At western Massachusetts grocers

    Every year dozens of local retailers help support The Food Bank by accepting $1, $3, or $5 donations to fight hunger.

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  • 25th Annual WAMDA 5K Run/Walk

    Saturday, March 3, 2018
    Look Park, Northampton, MA

    Registration is now open for the 25th Annual Western Area Massachusetts Dietetic Association (WAMDA) 5K Run/Walk to be held on March 3, 2018 at Look Park in Northampton. All fundraising proceeds will be donated to The Food Bank.

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News from The Food Bank

  • The Food Bank helps bring breakfast to classrooms in Orange

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  • UPDATE: Monte’s March raises $258,037

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  • 5th Annual Peanut Butter & Jelly Jar Drive benefits hungry kids

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  • Monte Belmonte, friends walk 43 miles for the hungry

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  • Monte’s March raises more than $230,000 to help bring awareness to hunger

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