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Food Bank 101 & 102

Food Bank 101

This seminar details the Food Bank's policies, procedures, and resources. It is intended for new coordinators and volunteers but is also open to:

  • Coordinators looking to expand their agency's partnership with the Food Bank
  • Volunteers as an introduction to the Food Bank's operations
  • Anyone with questions or an interest in learning more about network resources made available to our partner agencies

We will cover information on our food ordering process, delivery and pick up policies and procedures, billing invoices and statements, TEFAP requirements and HPNAP grants, and conclude with a tour of the warehouse and mock pantry.

PLEASE NOTE: Food Bank 101 is now virtual. We will send out the virtual meeting link 24 hours prior to the start of the class. 

RSVP to the next scheduled Food Bank 101 session on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 10:00 am by clicking HERE.

Food Bank 102

Food Bank 102 takes a closer look at our partnership and roles. This 5-hour seminar is designed for food program coordinators, agency executive directors, and those with a leadership role administering their food program. Other topics will include:

  • food sourcing policies 
  • grants management
  • operational policies and procedures
  • Food Bank’s Strategic Plan

Lunch is provided at this seminar; however, participation is limited at each seminar. Pre-registration is required and we ask that each partner register only one person for any given seminar.

Upcoming Dates:

  • March 30, 2023:
    Northern New York Philanthropy Center
    131 State Street
    Watertown, NY 13601
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Click HERE to register!
  • May 2, 2023:
    Food Bank of Central New York
    7066 Interstate Island Road
    Syracuse, NY 13209
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Click HERE to register!