Bringing Food to a Community Near You
Mobile Food Pantry
A Mobile Pantry is designed to distribute truckloads of nutritious items directly to people who need it most. For the West Alabama Food Bank, the Mobile Pantry is one of our primary means of expanding our outreach to underserved areas, especially distant, impoverished, rural locations, many of which are in a food desert. A food desert is an area where no grocery store is located within 25 miles of a person’s home.
A sponsoring agency, identifies neighborhoods to visit and prequalifies the families served. Then the family comes and gets needed groceries.