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Food Bank or Food Pantry? What a Difference a Word Makes.

Food Bank or Food Pantry? What a Difference a Word Makes.

Feeding the Gulf Coast works in concert with local food distribution hubs all over the vast area they cover. While their work is an every-day necessity, this is especially true when disaster strikes. That’s when the networks of food heroes really light up. This blog post breaks down the flow – or supply chain, if you will – of food donations and the groups that insure food gets to folks who need it. – Editor

It’s a common question: “What is the difference between a food bank and a food pantry?” The two terms are often used interchangeably but are actually quite different.

Let’s take a look!

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Feeding the Gulf Coast

The Feeding the Gulf Coast blog keeps folks up-to-date with efforts to mitigate its impact of hunger in our communities. As part of the Feeding America network, this coastal nonprofit works through member organizations and special programs to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people in the central Gulf Coast region who are hungry as a result of systemic poverty, personal crisis, or disaster.

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