Food Drives

Food drives are a meaningful way to take action in your community, especially over the winter months. Create a hands-on opportunity to contribute to those in need.

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If you or your organization participates in food drives, this time, please consider a Virtual Food Drive! Your donation goes even further through a virtual food drive.

Because of the Food Bank’s wholesale purchasing ability and efficient distribution model, a virtual food drive gift multiplies the impact of your generosity.

For every $1 donated, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is able to provide 6 meals to those in need. Your $100 will provide 600 meals.

You don’t need to bring in food, just start a team and reach a goal with a few simple emails. Your team’s goal of $2,000 will provide 12,000 meals Donate or create a fundraising team to help us reach our goal of $30,000 during Hunger Action Month! Your team leader will get encouraging emails the month of September to help you reach your goal. You will be able to more than double your impact with this donation. Click the link on the right hand side and get started!

Start a Virtual Food Drive | Donate to the "Friend of the Food Bank Team"


Each year, food donations to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank bring in millions of pounds of grocery products. Food drives are a great way for schools, apartment complexes, businesses, congregations, or civic organizations to get involved in hunger relief. Schools for instance could educate their students about child hunger while at the same time helping feed the starving children and helping end child hunger.

It's easy to run a successful food drive. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank can provide collection boxes or barrels, banners, and flyers to advertise your food drive. Contact us to coordinate a time to drop-off and pick-up you’re your collection containers.


3908 Corey Road

Harrisburg, PA 17109


717.561.4636 (fax)

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


3301 Wahoo Drive

Williamsport, PA 17701


570.321.8024 (fax)

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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