Become a Feed The Children Partner Agency to Begin Receiving Food to Distribute

Partner agency information

Feed The Children distributes food and personal care items to children and families in need in all 50 states. To do this efficiently, we work with a network of thousands of partner agencies in communities across the country. Our partner agencies include food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and churches. These agencies then deliver our donated products—free of charge—to families in need in the U.S.

Why this way?

Rather than reinvent the wheel by trying to build food pantries all across the country, we work through reputable partner agencies already at work in their communities.

Guidelines and Criteria

Some of the requirements that must be met before your church or organization can become a Feed The Children partner agency include:

Additionally, the following guidelines must be followed:

  • The Agency must meet safe food storage and handling requirements.
  • The Agency may not be located in a private residence.
  • The Agency is required to have a minimum of six (6) months operation experience.
  • The Agency's food must not be stored at a location that is remote from its distribution site.
  • The Agency should have additional food sources and not rely exclusively on FTC for its food and non-food products.
  • The distributing Partner Agency may receive no monetary compensation for the food or product distributed.
  • The Agency must represent Feed The Children in an appropriate, professional manner when acquiring donated food and supplies from donors.

To learn about becoming a Feed The Children partner agency, please download our Partner Agency Handbook below:

Please take time to read our Partner Agency Handbook for essential information about partnership. Once you have read the handbook, you will find the required forms and a checklist beginning on page 9. Use the checklist to submit your application to be considered for partnership.

For other questions please contact our agency development department.

A trustworthy organization

Feed The Children is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Donations and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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