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Food and Hope

 Welcome to the Branch Area Food Pantry                                                                                                                                                                     

 Clients are assigned one Tuesday/month, 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th for pickup.  Clients must bring their blue Pantry card to the Pantry to receive food.  New clients who are not registered will receive food, but MUST bring proof of residency in Branch County and complete an application on arrival.

Note:  Holiday Boxes will be distributed on Nov. 18, 10-2.  Recipients must pre-register by coming to the Pantry.  Those who do not have a Distribution card will wait until all other registered clients have gone through.

Who Are We?

 The Branch Area Food Pantry, an all volunteer organization,  serves over 170 families every Tuesday, over 800 families each month. We rely on and value the support of our generous community

THANK YOU!  The Pantry is truly blessed.

How can we thank you??


2023  has been a challenging year for the Pantry. The numbers speak for themselves:

Over 100 new clients registered each month, and 200 clients served weekly.

50% of clients over 60  years of age or below 19

180,000 + pounds (90+ tons) of donated “in-kind” food

68 weekly senior boxes distributed to elderly clients at home 

Almost 5,000 hours of hard work provided by our volunteers

We are grateful to so many donors....

The kindness of the community keeps the Pantry alive.  With dozens of local businesses, churches, financial institutions and hundreds of generous citizens,  there is no way to provide individual acknowledgement for each donation.  Know that we appreciate your contribution and promise to use it to continue with our mission of providing food and hope to our community.  

Meet our Board and volunteer staff:

  • Manager—
    • Patti Daoud 
  • Board members-
    • President & Treasurer: Greg Miller
    • Secretary: Patrice Daoud
    • Ken Delaney
    • Chuck Tippman
    • Tim Hart-Haberl
    • Carolyn Morrison
    • Bob Rowbotham
    • Tom Phlipot
    • John Hutchinson
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