The Atlanta Community Food Bank is one of more than 200 food banks across the country that are members of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity. Feeding America’s mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. Thousands of food assistance programs across the country access food from this network of Feeding America food banks so they can provide food to those in their communities who are struggling with hunger and food insecurity. Millions of Americans find relief in their time of need through Feeding America food banks and the partner agencies they serve.
The Georgia Food Bank Association (GFBA) is comprised of the seven food banks in Georgia who are part of the Feeding America network. GFBA’s role is to coordinate and maximize collective efforts, supporting statewide goals to better provide a healthy and adequate food supply. Working through more than 2,300 partner agencies and pantries, the seven food banks distribute more than 90 million pounds of food annually to 159 counties in Georgia.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB), an affiliate of the Atlanta Community Food Bank, is a service for the people of Northeast Georgia. GMFB provides a vital link between sources of food supplies and hardworking community-based partner agencies that help get the food into the hands of families and individuals who need it. GMFB serves nonprofit agencies in the Georgia Mountain region including Hall, Lumpkin, Forsyth, Dawson and Union counties.