Our Volunteer Family

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteer appreciation week is this month (April 18-24), and I can’t help but […]

Safe Space Commissary Delivers More Than Food

You’ll find Safe Space Commissary in an unassuming looking church (which has a long history) basement in the historic, tightly-knit Ville neighborhood in northwest St. Louis city, next to Sumner […]

16 Million Strong and Counting

The heat — and the humidity — have settled in across the Midwest. Except for that, it’s a far cry from a typical summer full of outdoor festivals, summer camps, […]

Feeding Hope During a Pandemic

A meal provides hope, but how do you provide hope in the midst of a global pandemic? There is no playbook for something like Covid-19. Suddenly, a number of our […]

Needing Help For The First Time

As families try to remain stable, the Foodbank’s mobile distributions provide food and supplies in their community. Volunteers place items directly in their trunks in a no-contact model to keep […]

Providing Food, Hope, and Stability

March 16, 2020, started with a food distribution in Pine Lawn, Mo. where we distributed more than 25,000 meals for local families. Standing in the parking lot of the Skate […]

Volunteers Are All Heart

One of the main ingredients in the success of St. Louis Area Foodbank and the hundreds of food pantries we work with are the volunteers. We’re not aware of even […]