Community Information Database

Subject Description

Food Donation Programs

Programs that accept canned food and other food resources from individuals and organizations and keep the food for use in their own programs or donate it to food banks, food pantries, meal programs and other community-based food programs for distribution to the people they serve. Included are organizations that recover prepared and perishable food from restaurants, cafeterias and special events for donation to meal programs, and those that receive and process damaged products from grocery stores, manufacturers, and food wholesalers before using them in their own program or donating them to food distribution programs.

Taxonomy Code: TF-180.180-20

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