What is the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) mission?
Who makes up the WCFB Staff or Board of Directors?
I’m a student interested in doing a project about WCFB or hunger in Worcester County. Who can I contact?
Partner Agencies and Food Assistance
What is a Partner Agency?
How can I learn more about my organization becoming a WCFB Partner Agency?
Where can I go to receive food assistance?
What are food pantries and community meal programs, and what’s the difference?
What is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?
How do I find out if I’m eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits?
How much of my donation supports the WCFB mission?
Can I make a gift in honor or in memory of someone?
I’m interested in holding an event to raise funds for WCFB. Where do I start?
How do I remove my name from your mailing list?
Does WCFB offer both individual and group volunteer opportunities?
What is required for me to volunteer at WCFB?
Does WCFB accept walk-in or anonymous food donations?
How do I go about holding a food drive to benefit WCFB?
When is the best time of year to hold a food drive?
Does WCFB pick up food drive donations?
How does a food business, such as a restaurant, supermarket, food manufacturer, or farm go about donating food to WCFB?
What is advocacy?
Why is advocacy so important?
Who can be an advocate?
Hunger in Worcester County
What is food security?
How is hunger measured?
For more information on how USDA measures food insecurity, visit Food Security in the U.S.
How does the federal government measure poverty?
Key differences between poverty thresholds and poverty guidelines are outlined in this table: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). See also the discussion of this topic on the Institute for Research on Poverty’s web site.
What are the federal nutrition assistance programs?
Please visit the US Nutrition Assistance Programs page for more information.