• Kyle Waide, President and CEO, addressing a press conference

The Public Relations team at the Atlanta Community Food Bank is committed to responding to media and providing the resources you need as quickly as possible. Current Food Bank Facts and Hunger & Poverty Statistics, News Releases, News Coverage and Blog Archives are just some of the items you’ll find here. If you need to reach someone immediately or have media inquiries, please contact Public Relations Manager Chaundra Luckett at 404.892.FEED (3333) x1254 or chaundra.luckett@acfb.org

Food Bank Facts

The Atlanta Community Food Bank works to end hunger with the food, people and big ideas needed to ensure our neighbors have the nourishment to lead healthy and productive lives. Far too many people in our own community experience hunger every day, including children, seniors and working families.

Through more than 600 nonprofit partners, we help more than 755,000 people get healthy food every year. Our goal is that, by 2025, all hungry people across metro Atlanta and North Georgia will have access to the nutritious meals they need when they need them. It takes the power of our whole community to make that possible. Join us at ACFB.org.

Visit our Facts & Stats page to see the most current statistics on hunger and poverty, and how the Atlanta Community Food Bank is responding to the issues, including our latest distribution numbers.

The Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the national network of more than 200 food banks. For more information on Feeding America visit www.feedingamerica.org

News Releases
Latest News Coverage

SaportaReport.com- Take A Stand Against Hunger In September (September 11, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- Fall For Fashion Raises Funds For Food Bank (August 31, 2018) View Story

11alive.com- Food Bank's Fashion Show Brings Awareness (August 24, 2018) View Story

Dailytribune.com- Local Food Pantry Helps Those In Need (August 16, 2018) View Story

Philanthropy.com- Amazon's Alexa Helping Nonprofits Fundraise (August 14, 2018) View Story

AccessWDUN.com- Food Bank Awarded Grant From Jackson EMC (August 12, 2018) View Story

BusinessWire.com-Publix Super Markets Charities Donates To Food Bank (August 9, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Canstruction Combines Design & Giving Back (August 3, 2018) View Story

Woodward.edu- Student Shares Lessons Learned At Youth Summit (July 31, 2018) View Story

FOX5Atlanta.com- Macy's Donates To Food Bank (July 27, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- Fulton County Schools Event Gets Food Bank Support (July 24, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food Bank Partners With Gwinnett County Schools (July 20, 2018) View Story

GwinnettDailyPost.com-Food Bank Partners With School District (July 20, 2018) View Story

Atlantabusinesschronicle.com- Members Added To Food Bank's Boards (July 9, 2018) View Story

SaportaReport.com- Walmart Donates Over $429,000 To Food Bank (July 4, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food As Medicine Project Receives Grant (July 3, 2018) View Story

WCLK.com- The Great Summer Dish Is Meaningful Volunteer Day (July 2, 2018) View Story

11Alive.com- Food Bank Partners With Church's & Young Boy For Project (June 29, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Chopt Moves To Atlanta, Supports Food Bank (June 20, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Summer Meals Provides Stability For Students (June 16, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- Food Bank & Partners Support Summer Meals Program (June 11, 2018) View Story

WCLK.com- Spring Radio Membership Campaign Supports Food Bank (June 11, 2018) View Story

11alive.com- Food Bank Hosts Summer Meals Kickoff (June 8, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Atlanta Falcons To Volunteer At Food Bank (June 5, 2018) View Story

GwinnettDailyPost.Com- Gwinnett County Schools Partners With Food Bank For Summer Program (June 1, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Rural Hunger Remains Issue For Food Bank Leaders (May 29, 2018) View Story

AJC.com-Simple Abundance Class Raises Funds For Food Bank (May 29, 2018) View Story

Atlanta.Eater.com- Food Bank Cooking Class Is a Mother's Day Treat (May 14, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Proposed Farm Bill Changes Put Families At Risk (May 11, 2018) View Story

11alive.com- Stamp Out Hunger To Benefit Food Bank (May 9, 2018) View Story

CBS46.com- Letter Carriers Prepare To 'Stamp Out Hunger' (May 9, 2018) View Story

NorthsideNeigbor.com- 26th Annual Food Drive To Feed Those In Need (May 9, 2018) View Story

AtlantaJewishTimes.Com- Food Bank, Second Helpings Atlanta Form Partnership (May 1, 2018) View Story

AtlantaEats.com-Taste of the Nation Event Supports Food Bank (April 24, 2018) View Story

Law.Com- 2018 Legal Food Frenzy Heats Up In Atlanta (April 23, 2018) View Story

RockdaleNewtonCitizen.com- Legal Food Frenzy Supports Georgia Food Banks (April 20, 2018) View Story

AtlantaBusinessChronicle.com- Food Bank To Benefit From Sweetwater 420 Festival (April 18, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Fight Hunger, Spark Change Campaign Supports Food Bank (April 17, 2018) View Story

FoodNewsFeed.com-Fifth Group Raises Funds For Food Bank (April 13, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food Bank Grant Supports School Breakfast Program (April 10, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com-Caliber Collison To Host Annual Food Drive (April 9, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- Goya Foods Donates To Food Bank (March 29, 2018) View Story

AtlantaVoice.com- Food Bank Hosts 2nd Annual Alternative Spring Break (March 28, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- Publix Gives Generous Donation To Food Bank (March 28, 2018) View Story

ValdostaToday.com- Peanut Commission Gives To Food Bank Ahead Of PB&J Day (March 8, 2018) View Story

TheChampionNewspaper.com- Food Bank Student Volunteer Changes Lives (March 6, 2018) View Story

AtlantaJewishTimes.com- Jewish Federation Raises Funds Through Hunger Walk Run (March 1, 2018) View Story

WSBTV.com- Kroger Donates 13 Truckloads In Can Hunger Campaign (February 26, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food Bank Prepares For 34th Annual Hunger Walk Run (February 23, 2018) View Story

CrossRoadsNews.com- Dekalb County's Annual Food Drive Begins (February 23, 2018) View Story

MDJonline.com- 34th Annual Hunger Walk Run Takes Place Feb. 25 (February 18, 2018) View Story

11Alive.com- Harvest Box Proposal Raises Concerns For Food Bank (February 13, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food Bank CEO Weighs In On Harvest Box Proposal (February 13, 2018) View Story

CWAtlanta.com-34th Annual Hunger Walk Run To Raise Funds & Awareness (February 12, 2018) View Story

HeardCitizen.com- Annual Hunger Walk Run To Be Held February 25 (February 12, 2018) View Story

RedandBlack.com-Georgia United Branches Support Food Bank With Drive (February 7, 2018) View Story

Atlantaintownpaper.com- Food Bank To Host Hunger Walk Run This Month (February 6, 2018) View Story

PRNewswire.com- C.R. England Supports Food Banks With New Initiative (February 6, 2018) View Story

Decaturish.com- Empty Bowls Event Raises Funds For Food Bank (February 5, 2018) View Story

AJC.com- Food Bank Teams Up With School District To Help Families (January 19, 2018) View Story

NorthsideNeighbor.com- School District, Food Bank Partner To Feed Families (January 19, 2018) View Story

Daily-Tribune.com- Food Bank Partner Feeding Families In Bartow County (January 13, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- New Pizza Place Helps Raise Money For Food Bank  (January 12, 2017) View Story

Medium.com- How Can The Georgia General Assembly Help The Food Bank? (January 9, 2017) View Story

CrossroadsNews.com- Food Bank Receives Grant From Dekalb County (December 29, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Girls Mentoring Group Supports Food Bank (December 25, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com- Food Bank Teams Up With Empty Stocking Fund (December 22, 2017) View Story

AtlantaEats.com- Food Bank Needs Your End Of The Year Support (December 18, 2017) View Story

WABE.org-Holiday Giving Made Possible Through The Food Bank (December 18, 2017) View Story

DanaBarrett.com- Food Bank CEO Discusses Need For Holiday Support (December 12, 2017) View Story

Atlanta.net- Food Bank's Hunger Walk Run Is Great For The Family (December 12, 2017) View Story

CreativeLoafing.com- Divapalooza Raises Funds For Food Bank (December 10, 2017) View Story

Atlantabusinesschronicle.com- Food Bank Earns Praise From Charity Navigator (December 5, 2017) View Story

Styleblueprint.com- Food Bank Partner Agency Wins $5,000 Donation (November 30, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Atlanta Apartment Association Raises Funds for Food Bank (November 27, 2017) View Story

11Alive- Cans Or Money: What Should You Donate To Food Bank? (November 22, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Ismaili Muslim Community Teams Up With Food Bank (November 22, 2017) View Story

FOX5Atlanta.com- 19th Annual Great Thanksgiving Dish Yields 3200 Meals (November 21, 2017) View Story

11Alive.com- Teamwork Helps Pull Off Annual Great Thanksgiving Dish (November 21, 2017) View Story

SmartCitiesDive.com- Food Banks Use Data, Research To Anticipate Holiday Needs (November 21, 2017) View Story

Allaccess.com- Radio Station Hosts Huge Food Drive, Gets Big Results (November 20, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Cardlytics Employees Volunteer With Food Bank (November 20, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Canstruction Atlanta Raises Funds For Food Bank With Can Designs (November 11, 2017) View Story

CreativeLoafing.com- Simple Abundance Class Brings Out Southern Chefs (November 10, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com- Lend Me An Ear Event To Benefit Food Bank (October 21, 2017) View Story

FOX5atlanta.com- Annual Food-A-Thon Brings In Donations & Food (October 20, 2017) View Story

AtlantaDailyWorld.Net- Fresh Marta Markets Receives USDA Grant (October 19, 2017) View Story 

AJC.com- Annual Turner Volunteer Day Benefits Food Bank (October 16, 2017) View Story

GeorgiaTrend.com- Atlanta Apartment Association Supports Food Bank (October 16, 2017) View Story

AtlantaJewishTimes.com- Food Bank To Join Social Action Panel (October 12, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Local Food Movement Celebrates Milestone (October 11, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Pumpkin Carving Event To Benefit Food Bank (October 10, 2017) View Story

PRWeb.com- Veterans Group Partners With Food Bank (October 10, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com- Kroger Supports Food Bank With Donations (October 2, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com-East Point City Council To Hold Food Drive (September 29, 2017) View Story

CreativeLoafing.com-Food Bank Sees Big Support For Hurricane Relief (September 26, 2017) View Story

Crossroadsnews.com- Food Innovation Welcomed At Annual Potluck & Pitch (September 22, 2017) View Story

CBS46.com- "Potluck & Pitch" Brings Innovative Ideas To The Table (September 20, 2017) View Story

WSBTV.com- Food Bank Assisting In Hurricane Relief (September 18, 2017) View Story

AccessAtlanta.com- Food Bank Collecting Hurricane Relief Donations (September 18, 2017) View Story

AtlantaBusinessChronicle.com- Food Bank Ranks #8 In Largest Nonprofits (September 15, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com- Donations Needed For Food Bank Disaster Relief Drive (September 15, 2017) View Story

AtlantaMagazine.com- Food Bank Helping Hurricane Victims (September 14, 2017) View Story

AJC.com- Donations Being Collected For Hurricane Victims (September 13, 2017) View Story

AtlantaIntownPaper.com- Water, Food Needed For Hurricane Irma Victims (September 13, 2017) View Story

CreativeLoafing.com- Food Bank Collecting Disaster Relief Donations (September 13, 2017) View Story

 Newsradio1067.com- Disaster Relief Donation Drive At Food Bank (September 13, 2017) View Story

Fox5atlanta.com- Food Bank Launches Disaster Relief Drive (September 12, 2017) View Story

11alive.com- Fashion Show To Raise Funds, Awareness For Food Bank (September 8, 2017) View Story

MDJonline.com- Food Bank To Host Annual Fashion Show (September 1, 2017) View Story

AtlantaBusinessChronicle.com- Food Bank Gets $150,000 Donation From Publix (September 1, 2017) View Story




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