In 2016, The Food Research Action Center (FRAC) ranked Bakersfield, the largest city in Kern County, as the number one food hardship area in America. 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 millions of 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.
To Drop Off Food or Monetary Donations
The Food Bank office business hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The warehouse accepts food donations and drop-offs between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm.
* The CAPK Food Bank is located at 1807 Feliz Drive in Bakersfield, HOWEVER, Googling or Map Questing this address will get you lost. Please use this map instead.