Mission


One of Tampa Bay’s largest and longest-operating food services non-profits, Tampa Bay Harvest’s mission is to eliminate hunger in our community by providing food to fill the basic needs of hungry people; increasing the independence of our citizens through education initiatives and other innovative programs and partnerships; and raising awareness of hunger and poverty while working toward our ultimate purpose of eradicating hunger in our community.

What We Do


We provide nutritious food to the community directly through our free grocery store and through our extensive partner distribution channels throughout Tampa Bay.

 

  • • Food Distribution three times weekly: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
       from 10am to 1pm.
  • • Weekly produce pick-up at our Tampa location for community partners
       who assist in distribution to those in need.
  • • We provide quality food items to more than 200 other organizations in
       Tampa Bay each year.
  • • Currently we serve several hundred individuals who receive food each
       month from our physical location (our free grocery store).

Who We Serve


  • • Nearly 1 in 8 individuals in Tampa Bay are struggling with poverty and food
       insecurity
  • • 47% of those we serve are underemployed, 12% are disabled and/or retired
  • • 41% of those we serve have at least one child under the age of 18
  • • 18% of those we serve are homeless or at risk of being without a residence

How Can You Help ?

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