Kern County Hunger Facts:
58% of Food Bank participants are children.
Each dollar donated can help provide 9 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.
Our mission is to help alleviate hunger in Kern County through the distribution of emergency food provided by public, private and government donations, to households who are in need of emergency food assistance.