Ways to Help Valley View Community Food Bank
Your gift makes a huge difference! By donating to the food bank, your generous donation ensures that hungry people in Arizona will have enough food to eat. Your donations allow us to buy food at discounted costs and help feed people through various programs including our Farmers Market, emergency food boxes and more.
You can become a donor of the food bank by choosing how you want to give. We have campaigns throughout the year, (general) online giving and you can even do your own fundraiser online! All online donations can be a one time or a monthly gift and can be given as a way to honor someone. If you prefer to make a donation in person, come to any of our pantries or thrift stores during our business hours, or feel free to contact us directly. Checks can be mailed to PO Box 523, Youngtown, AZ 85363. Any way you care to give, we appreciate your support!
Valley View Community Food Bank welcomes food donations from the community at any of our locations Monday through Saturday from 9am to 1pm.) Groups are encouraged to hold food drives at their own locations. Some groups do this weekly or monthly, and others plan annual drives.
We always need healthy foods to put into our emergency food boxes for families in need within Arizona. Most needed items are soups, tomato sauces, stews; peanut butter and jelly; fruit juice and bottled water; oatmeal and other healthy cereals; canned fruits and vegetables (including low salt and low sugar); baby food and diapers; personal care products, including adult diapers and feminine hygiene products.
If you have a donation of food or need to contact us to arrange for donation boxes or for a pick-up, please email us at FoodDonations@YourFoodBank, or call 602-600-9075 during business hours.
Food Drives are another great way to raise food for those less fortunate! We encourage you to host your own food drive in the community; it’s a fun and easy way to support the food bank. Your help will allow us to build nutritional food boxes for individuals and families in need.
Click here to find out how to host your own food drive.
Donating Your Time
When we say “we can’t do it without you,” we really mean it! The food bank prides itself in saying this is the community’s food bank because of the dedication of our volunteers. Valley View Community Food Bank has more than 760 volunteers who help feed the community and run the food bank on a daily basis. Volunteers pack food donations that come through our doors, help clients get the food they need, and support the food bank’s daily operations.
Volunteers are vital to the success of the Food Bank and its support of the community. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please contact us at volunteer@YourFoodBank.org, or click here to learn more.
Attend or Organize a Fundraiser
To find out about our latest fundraiser, contact us at (623) 933-3358 or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/YourFoodBank. Click here to learn about other ways to give to the food book.