Become a Member Agency

In order to serve those who are hungry within our community, the Food Bank partners with 329 member agencies throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties. To learn more about becoming a member agency, contact Kelly Burke, Agency Services Coordinator, at (716) 935-6679 or kburke@foodbankwny.org.

Why Join the Food Bank of WNY?

  • To save money and to procure more food within your budget
  • To have access to a wide variety of food and non-food products in bulk quantities
  • To have access to staff to help with Food Bank grant applications and documentation
  • To have access to various education and training opportunities for your staff and clients
  • To be a member of a solid networking base with similar programs
  • To have the added credibility of belonging to a well-known and respected agency

Basic Steps to Becoming a Member

  • Submit a completed Food Bank of WNY Agency Application
  • Provide documentation that your agency is a 501(c)(3) agency or under the umbrella of one
  • Provide proof that your agency has been running and serving food for at least six months
  • Attend the Food Bank’s orientation after application approval.