Our Mission & Vision
The mission of Community First Food Pantries is to help in the fight against food insecurity by supplying food and other items without barriers for those in immediate need while acting as a catalyst, inspiring others to give alongside us.
Our vision is a Community First Food Pantry in every local community, so those in need can access food and other items when needed.
What is a Community First Food Pantry?
Our Food Pantries are designed with several unique features to help achieve our mission and vision.
Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and freely accessible to all, removing barriers to food access.
Free-standing, weather-proof, and conveniently located outdoors
Maintenance and up keep provided by Community First.
No cost, no registration, no sign-up.
Take what is needed and give back what and when you can.
Helping communities where people may be affected by food insecurity.
Working with key community partners.
Collaborating with schools, public libraries, civic organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to facilitate donations and bring Community First Food Pantries to their communities.
What items can I find / donate to a Community First Food Pantry?
Our goal is to provide community members access to non-perishable food and other items, including:
Macaroni and cheese
Chili and soups
Baby food and diapers
Canned lunch meats
Full meals (can/box)
Pop top food items
Food Insecurity: Other Resources
While our goal is for every Community First Food Pantry to be fully stocked, we cannot guarantee availability of needed items.
Please use the resources below if you or someone you know is in immediate need.