Program & Services

The Food Bank was established in 1983 to acquire food and other resources to help alleviate hunger, provide food and meet the nutritional needs of economically disadvantaged Kern County residents.

Emergency Food Assistance Program
Operating through 37USDA commodity sites and over 70 pantries the Food Bank provided (provides) emergency food assistance throughout Kern County to food insecure residents.

Senior Food Program
The CAPK Senior Food Program is a USDA-funded program designed to provide low-income seniors with a 30-lb box of healthy food items such as milk, cereal, protein, fruits and vegetables each month.

Snack Attack
The Food Bank provides healthy foods to after-school programs. With this program we are able to serve over 2,500 kids on a monthly basis at Corporation for Better Housing, Friendship House, CBET, and Stay Focused.