Whichever you choose, the Food Bank of State College Area, Inc. is a 501(c3) non-profit organization - donations to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. We are registered with Pennsylvania's Department of State, Bureau of Charitable Organizations. The Official registration and financial information of The Food Bank of State College Area, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
As you will not receive anything of value in exchange for your contribution, the entire amount of your donation may be tax deductible. Please check with your tax advisor.
Please Note: The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (or South Central Food Bank) is located in Harrisburg, PA, and is a supply source of food for the State College Food Bank. It is a separate entity from the State College Food Bank.
We receive food from the Federal Emergency Food Assistance Program and the State Food Purchase Program, and we obtain food from the South Central Food Bank (our nearest Second Harvest food bank).
In addition, we also receive food donations from:
Our needs fluctuate from week to week, however certain times of the year are more conducive to large food drives than others. For example, during May and November we are the beneficiary of several large food drives and our storage areas overflow. February/March and July/August are slower times for donations, and our stocks get low. If you are planning a food drive, let's talk about the most effective timing.
Food donations can be brought directly to the Food Bank or put in specially marked drop boxes at local churches and other organizations in our community. Informed donations are best, please review our guidelines for assistance in determining what can be accepted.
Donations are accepted at our location on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between the hours of 9:00 - noon. If this is not possible, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Large donations are by appointment only as they may require delivery to our alternate storage facility.
In addition, donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Please check out our Needs List page to see our current needs.
Financial donations come in many forms: cash/checks, gift cards, and gift certificates. All are welcome.
We also accept credit card donations on our secure website with Click and Pledge. Just click the "Donate Now" icon in the lefthand column - it's safe and easy!
In addition to the many individual donors, we also receive financial support from:
Such gifts ensure our continued ability to serve our clients!
The Food Bank recently established a fund with the Centre County Community Foundation. Please consider supporting us well into the future by contributing to this fund! To learn more about the opportunities available through CCCF, please consult their Web site at http://www.centrecountycf.org/
The Food Bank can always use items to help us service our clients such as plastic trash bags, 1 gallon food storage bags, plastic/latex gloves, hand sanitizer, outdoor work gloves (for carrying garbage, etc.), and office items such as copy paper, pens, paper clips, etc. If you have any such items to donate, please contact email@example.com to determine our current needs.
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Bank of the State College Area, Inc.
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