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|2. ||Who Helps Us: |
|3. ||The Flow of Food: |
|4. ||Good Samaritan Law|
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The mission of Solidary Food bank is to create a hunger-free America. We distribute food and grocery products through a network of certified affiliates, increase public awareness of domestic hunger, and advocate for policies that benefit America's hungry.
The partners of Solidary Food bank help us to secure and distribute food to hungry people, and to raise awareness of the problem of hunger in America. Browse this section to become better acquainted with the partners that - through their financial support, food donations and outreach. Help us end hunger.
Get to know the corporations and foundations that generously support our efforts.
Solidary Food bank depends on the contributions of its financial donors to secure and distribute food to hungry people across the country. The following is a list of the major contributors to Solidary Food bank's efforts to end hunger.
For each dollar raised we can bring 15 meals to the table.
Whether it's a truckload or a partial case, we deliver your food donation to where it is needed most.
Join more than one million volunteers nationwide.
One Big Table:
Join communities across the nation as we break bread, raise funds, share recipes and build awareness about hunger in America.
Share what you know about hunger and help us build an ever stronger movement for a hunger-free America.
Get the latest legislative updates and tell your elected officials that hunger is an issue that matters to you.
Join An Event:
Participate in one of these national campaigns in your local community.
Share As You Shop:
Support Solidary Food bank when you buy fom companies that donate a portion of their proceeds to hunger-relief efforts.
Learn more about the manufacturers and corporations that donate food and grocery products to our network.
This distribution process is made possible by companies in the food and grocery industry who regularly donate surplus, distressed, and damaged food and grocery items to those Americans who need it most.
Outreach and Awareness Partners:
Find out how these partners build awareness of domestic hunger and inspire others to work to end it.
4. Good Samaritan Law:
Under Florida's Good Samaritan Law, all individuals and corporations who donate food are protected from liability.
Jack Davis Florida Restaurant Lending a Helping Hand Act.
The bill (B276) expands Florida's Good Samaritan food-donation law to provide a lawsuit exemption for restaurants that donate¬†leftovers to charities and nonprofit groups. Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act On October 1, 1996, then-President Clinton signed this act to encourage donation of food and grocery products to non-profit organizations for distribution¬†to needy individuals.
This law makes it easier for you to donate by:
‚ÄĘProtecting you from liability when you donate to a non-profit organization
‚ÄĘProtecting you from civil and criminal liability should the product donated in good faith later cause harm to the needy recipient
‚ÄĘStandardizing donor liability exposure. You or your legal counsel no longer has to investigate liability laws in 50 states
‚ÄĘSetting a floor of "gross negligence" or intentional misconduct for persons who donate grocery products.
According to the new¬†law, gross negligence is defined as voluntary and conscious conduct by a person with knowledge (at the time of conduct) that the¬†conducts is likely to be harmful to the health or well-being of another person.
How you benefit from donating:
Tax Benefit Outline for Food Donors.
Your surplus can be donated and distributed to the needy without interfering with your normal marketing channels.
It is recommended that you consult your¬†accountant or tax advisor in order to determine the exact charitable contribution to which you may be entitled.¬†
Solidary Foundation can only accept unopened, unexpired items. We also cannot accept "homemade" canned jellies, jams or vegetables. we'll help you with the right materials.
Solidary Food bank is making a difference:
This program is based on a great concept and is a proven success. Throughout the years, we have dramatically increased the amount of food recovered and the number of individuals fed. Solidary Food bank provides food to many thousands of households.
Same Food Banks provides food through the following programs:
Florida agency distributions:
Hundreds of eligible agencies pick up fresh vegetables and fruits at Food bank's facilities, located at several Florida farmers' markets, twice per week or as needed. In addition,Food Banks transports food throughout the state of Florida to participating agencies and other organizations.
Soup Kitchen Program:
Provides USDA commodities (canned, dry and frozen foods) to agencies, churches and organizations that provide cooked meals to recipients.
Food Bank/Food Pantry Program:
Provides USDA commodities (canned, dry and frozen foods) to agencies, churches and organizations that provide emergency assistance to families in need on a one-time basis. Commodities are distributed in their original packaging and are distributed at the agencies' discretion, depending on the number of individuals in the households.
USDA Commodity Programs:
Provides USDA commodities (canned, dry and frozen foods) to agencies, churches and organizations that provide monthly assistance to low-income households that meet the Means Tested eligibility criteria. This program is designed to supplement the food that is already being distributed by the participating agency.
Out of State Distributions:
Through a network of farmers, wholesalers, packers and brokers,Food bank is often able to divert truck-loads of food that are considered unsuitable for the retail market to participating nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.
The Association Internationale de Solidarite, better known as "Solidary Foundation " , is a charitable organization,established within the terms of section 501 (c)(3) of the Code of Exemption of taxes of the United States of America. "Solidary Foundation" deliver Food and/or Goods (Clothing, Personal Care Products for Free) to help the people in need directly in South Florida especially in Miami to work together with the community.
To participate of this program the donations must be used by the recipient.
The workers and/or volunteers of "Solidary Foundation" or to whom represent any organization who collaborate for delivering Food and/or Goods should not require any Picture Identification and are not authorized to ask any question to the recipient in reference: Immigration Status Identification, Economical Situation, Marital Status, and can be no discrimination based on race, color or religious affiliation when they came to receive Food and/or Goods.
All Food and/or Goods must go back to the distribution location for the people in need. The Food and/or Goods will not be transferred or exchanged for money, or other services. "Solidary Foundation" notify to the Staff members. Volunteers and Recipients do not assume the risk when the Food and/or Good are delivered and the Staff members, Volunteers and Recipient release and forever discharge the parties defined below, of and from all abilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any nature. The quantities described are estimated, depending directly of the product that will arrive and to be distributed.