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

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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

Monday August 25, 2014
ARVIN VFW 5pm-7pm
1025 S. DERBY ST
ARVIN, CA. 93203
Tuesday August 26, 2014
Valley Faith Fellowship 5pm-7pm
15570 County Line Rd
Bakersfield, Ca 93215
Thursday August 28, 2014
Tehachapi  Salvation Army 5pm-7pm
538 East Tehachapi Blvd 93561
Tehachapi, Ca  93561
Friday August 29, 2014
OILDALE …New Community Church 5PM-7PM
Saturday August 30, 2014
LAMONT, CA. 93241
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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