Food Bank Distribution
Three Square's two largest programs are our Food Bank and Food Rescue Programs. Together, approximately 90% of all food and grocery product distributed by Three Square is through these two progams.
Food Bank Program
Three Square’s Food Bank Program consists of non-perishable products that are sorted at the food bank, re-packaged if needed and then put on the shelves of our warehouse or Agency Store. Agency Partners select from an average of more than 90 items, schedule a time to come by and then also use this opportunity to visit our Agency Store (where perishable food items are available) at the same time. If a Program Partner requires a larger order than they can transport, Three Square can bring the food to them through our Food Delivery Program.
Food Rescue Program
The Food Rescue Program enables our Program Partners to provide their clients with perishable foods, such as fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products that are close to code. Each weekday Three Square drivers in refrigerated trucks visit local grocery and retail stores to pick up those items. They are then delivered directly to an Agency Partner facility where the food is distributed within 24-48 hours or brought back to our warehouse for placement in the Agency Store. Read more about our food rescue program.
To learn how to become a food donor and to see our list of food donors, please visit our food partners page.
How A Food Bank Works