Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) provides food and other essential grocery items from our warehouses in Charlotte, Hickory, Dallas and Spartanburg to over 650 non-profit organizations in 19 counties of North and South Carolina.
The agencies provide these products directly to individuals in need. These organizations include emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, senior centers and low income daycare centers.
SHFBM distributed 46 million pounds of food and grocery items in 2014-2015. Over 16 million pounds of our total distribution was fresh produce, meat and dairy. 18.1% of our service area population lives in poverty including almost 220,000 children and seniors.