For over 35 years, Greater Washington County Food Bank (GWCFB), a non-profit organization, has been providing groceries and nutritional education to food insecure residents of Washington County.
It is estimated that Washington County currently has over 25,000 people who are food deficient. GWCFB distributes food through a network of 31 distribution sites (9 public and 22 senior living/CSFP locations). They serve an average of 3,750/month households equaling 2.3 million pounds of food distributed annually. Currently, over 30% of recipients are children under the age of 18, and over 20% are seniors.
GWCFB relies primarily on community support to meet these objectives in a caring and compassionate way and recognize and appreciate the assistance they have from volunteers on every level.