Welcome to Harry Chapin Food Bank!

Welcome to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

The mission of the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is to lead our community in the fight to end hunger.

Our vision is that no one has to go hungry in our community. As the leading hunger-relief organization in Southwest Florida, the Harry Chapin Food Bank distributes food to more than 150 nonprofit partner agencies in Charlotte, Collier, Glades Hendry and Lee counties. These partner agencies serve approximately 28,000 people a week.

By the Numbers

What we accomplished fiscal year 15-16 (July, 1 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Serving Southwest Florida by providing food through pantries, soup kitchens and other sources. Every $1 given turns into $8 worth of food. 97 cents of every $1 go directly to food.

Latest News

  • Harry Chapin Food Bank to distribute OFF!® mosquito repellent to Southwest Florida residents

    The Harry Chapin Food Bank will distribute 80,000 units of OFF! mosquito repellent during June, July and August to those in need throughout its service area of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.

    The mosquito repellent donation, from maker SC Johnson, will help combat and prevent Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases. The local distribution is part of a larger donation of 540,000 units that will be provided statewide by the Feeding Florida network of food banks. The Harry …

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Fighting Hunger

  • Summer Breakspot

    Summer Breakspot is a USDA Summer food service program that provides free nutritious meals to kids and teens age 18 and under during summer break at over 3,500 supervised locations in Florida. Locally, the program is run by the Lee County School District. Here is the link. You can find the sites nearest you. http://www.summerfoodflorida.org/

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