Food Bank

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CAPK Food Bank
1807 Feliz Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93307

p. (661) 398-4520
f. (661) 398-4524

Food Bank

 
!!!Food Truck Fundraiser!!!
Click Here to help us raise funds for a delivery truck, so we can feed those who are hungry in Kern County!!!

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Have you been affected by the Drought!?
Drought Food Assistance Program


Have you been affected by the drought in some way?! The CAPK Food Bank has partnered with the Drought Food Assistance Program (DFAP) to distribute emergency food boxes in Kern County! We will be distributing in multiple locations throughout the next couple weeks. If you would like more info about your nearest food assistance location call 2-1-1. 
 
· Individuals that are eligible to receive a Food Box will be asked to self-certify that they live in a household where drought conditions have caused their underemployment or unemployment.
 
· Call 2-1-1 for your nearest food assistance location.


Food Assistance Date and Locations

 
WEDNESDAY JULY 30, 2014
OILDALE …New Community Church... 5PM-7PM
1705 N. CHESTER AVE
BAKERSFIELD, CA. 93308
 
THURSDAY JULY 31, 2014
ARVIN VFW … 5PM-7PM
1025 S. DERBY ST
ARVIN, CA. 93203

Saturday August 2,  2014
LAMONT …PENTACOSTAL CHURCH of God 9AM-11AM
9901 VELMA AVE.
LAMONT, CA. 93241
 
Tuesday August 5, 2014
BUTTONWILLOW   5pm-7pm
BUTTONWILLOW RECREATION PARK
BUTTONWILLOW, CA. 93206
 
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Greenfield Family Resource Center 5pm-7pm
5400 Monitor St
Bakersfield, Ca 93307
 
Thursday August 07, 2014
MCFARLAND … LA MISSION DE JESUS 5-7PM
188 SAN JUAN ST
MCFARLAND, CA. 93250
 
Friday August 8, 2014
SHAFTER YOUTH CENTER   5PM-7PM
455 E. EUCLID AVE
SHAFTER, CA 93263
 
Saturday August 9, 2014
LAKE ISABELLA SENIOR CENTER 9AM-11AM
6405 LAKE ISABELLA
LAKE ISABELLA, CA 93240
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Kern County faces the 9th highest rate of food hardship in the United States. Community Action Partnership of Kern Food Bank was established in 1983 to acquire food and other resources to help alleviate hunger, provide food, and meet the nutritional needs of these economically disadvantaged in Kern County. The Food Bank distributes more than 7.8 million pounds of food annually to hungry individuals, families, non-profits, churches, community centers, homeless shelters, and poverty fighting agencies throughout Kern County. Fifty-four percent of those served by the Food Bank are children.
 

Kern County Hunger Facts:

  • 58% of Food Bank participants are children.
  • Each dollar donated can help provide 7 pounds of food.
  • Each year the Food Bank distributes millions of pounds of food to low income families throughout Kern County.
  • 21% of the residents in Kern County are food insecure.

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