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

 
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

 
Tuesday September 9, 2014
Valley Faith Fellowship…  5pm-7pm
15570 County Line Rd
Delano, Ca 93215
 
Wednesday September 10,2014
OILDALE …New Community Church.….. 5pm-7pm
1705 N. CHESTER AVE
BAKERSFIELD, CA. 93308
 
Saturday September 13, 2014
LAMONT PENTACOSTAL CHURCH of God ….. 9AM-11AM
9901 VELMA AVE.
LAMONT, CA. 93241
 
Monday September 15, 2014
WASCO Parks & Rec….5pm-7pm
1280 POPLAR AVE
WASCO, CA. 93280
 
Tuesday September 16,2014
Valley Faith Fellowship… 5pm-7pm
15570 County Line Rd
Bakersfield, Ca 93215
 
Wednesday September 17,2014
Isaiah’s Sober Living  I & II 5pm-7pm
1904 Clarendon St
Bakersfield, CA 93307
 
Thursday 18, 2014
MCFARLAND … LA MISSION DE JESUS … 5pm-7pm
188 SAN JUAN ST
MCFARLAND, CA. 93250

Saturday September 20, 2014
Wofford Heights 9am-11am
25 Arden Ave
Wofford Heights, ca 93285
 
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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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