About Us

Welcome to Our Website!

Welcome to the Food Bank of WNY’s  website!  One of our most important goals is to have the best possible communication.  We know our site is a great way to share our news, upcoming events, as well a resource for our member agencies and those who need help.

Food Bank of WNY building


In 1978, a group of community and religious leaders met at the Community Action Organization to develop a comprehensive method of food crisis intervention. In 1979 we became the 39th food bank affiliated with the Second Harvest chain and distributed food to eighteen agencies.

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Learn more about what the Food Bank does and how it impacts Western New York. Pooled here are the most frequently asked questions.

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Our Team

Looking for someone specific? Browse through the staff list to contact a food bank representative.

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