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September 2023
July 2023

Press Releases

New Grant Funding Helps Montgomery Area Food Bank Rescue 

New Grant Funding Helps Montgomery Area Food Bank Rescue 

The Montgomery Area Food Bank (MAFB) announces a 1 million dollar grant from Walmart Foundation and Feeding America®, part of a continuing, multi-year partnership to strengthen food banks and agency partners in rural communities and communities of color...

Montgomery Area Food Bank Celebrates New Warehouse

Montgomery Area Food Bank Celebrates New Warehouse

The 8,000-square-foot freezer expansion allows MAFB to source, store and distributeup to 1 million more protein-based meals to the 35 Alabama counties its serves MONTGOMERY, AL – April 6, 2023 – The Montgomery Area Food Bank at 521 Trade Center Street in...


“I must say, It was a very spiritual experience. Ms. Anita motivated her volunteers with some wonderful gospel music. Her volunteer staff was simply amazing. First-class service! 

I was very moved because it had started to rain very hard that morning; however, that didn’t stop their distribution process at all. Ms. Anita was leading from the front, passing out food in the rain as well as flowers and hope to some of the senior clients she served. She didn’t turn anyone away! When she ran out of boxes and products, we went back inside to make more from a closet of reserved food. 

Ms. Anita even had volunteer staff who were close friends and relatives from the State of Georgia. They had brought their grandchildren, who participated in serving her clients. They were so happy, especially to have been taught what it means to serve. A great overall moving experience. 

When we closed out in prayer, she shared a story about how badly she needed refrigeration so she could distribute more. She didn’t pray for the refrigeration herself; she prayed that God would allocate the resources to those most need it! A true act of selflessness!” 

Brian Smith

Heart of Alabama Food Bank

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