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Kenai Peninsula Food Bank- Alaska

  • Listed: August 12, 2018 11:20 pm
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Kenai Peninsula Food Bank
33955 Community College Dr
Soldotna, AK 99611

 The KPFB’s mission is to provide nourishing food to those in need and to promote public awareness of hunger issues. We are dedicated to addressing hunger on the Kenai Peninsula by distributing food to the hungry directly or through associated nonprofit agencies.

Monday through Friday

            Warehouse: 9:00AM  to 4:30PM
Direct service: 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Fireweed Diner: 11:30AM to 2:30PM       
Telephone: 907-262-3111
33955 Community College Drive, Soldotna, AK, 99669

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, Inc. will provide nourishing food to those who require assistance, and will promote public awareness of hunger issues.The mission of the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is to provide needy children and adults with the nutritional food they need to be healthy and well-nourished citizens that contribute to the vitality of the communities in which they live.

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank  believes adequate food and shelter are the vital keys to empowering hungry individuals to become productive citizens. The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank facility is a supportive and nurturing environment; and, all people are consistently encouraged to reach their highest potential through initiative and creativity. The Food Bank staff facilitates this growth with friendliness and optimism for each individual, helping them to regain their dignity and hope.

After the immediate provision of food, the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s focus is on addressing the root causes of hunger through education. The Food Bank now provides classes on gardening and nutrition on site. This is an ongoing priority and the Food Bank is constantly seeking means to provide expanded, sustaining skills for individuals and families throughout the Peninsula community.


The Food Bank serves the entire  Kenai Peninsula Borough, which is over 10 million acres;  that’s about 16,000  square miles with a diverse and unique Borough population of over 58,000.   9.1 % are below the poverty level.


In 2017, the Food Bank served  20,457 meals (an average of 1,704 meals per month) through the on-site Fireweed Diner Soup Kitchen, and processed over 1.2 million pounds of food.  Direct Service clients, those adults and children receiving Federal commodities and/or emergency food  boxes, numbered 22,141 in 2017, with an average of  1,845 persons per month.


*TEFAP (USDA  Commodities)
*CSFP  (USDA  Commodities)
*Direct Service Monday through Friday (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
*The Fireweed
Diner Monday through Friday (11:30am – 2:30pm)
*Warehouse Distribution program for Member Agencies (9:00am-4:30pm)

KPFB  is a non-governmental organization that distributes food through four different programs all under one roof. The KPFB distributes USDA Commodities, administers an emergency direct service food program, collects and redistributes food through the warehouse distribution program for member agencies, and serves a hot meal daily (Monday-Friday).


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