About Community Action Provo

Community Action Services and Food Bank is a non-profit organization in Provo, Utah that provides a two-step process to solving poverty: first, to stabilize the person and then rebuild their life. Since 1967, the agency has stabilized persons in need by meeting their basic critical needs (such as food and housing) while providing them with the long-term solutions needed to rebuild their financial and social self sufficiency, enabling them to break out of poverty.


Our Mission

Community Action Services and Food Bank is dedicated to fostering self-reliance in individuals, families, and communities.

Promise of Community Action

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.


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Partner Agencies

Weekly Kid's Nutrition Pak

People helped in 2016

Volunteer Hours in 2016

We serve on average 65 families per day. During our holiday season we see upwards to 100-150 families come through our door every single day. They all come with various needs: food, shelter, utility help, clothing and someone to tell them everything will be ok.

Working Together

We work with over 40 partner agencies including senior centers and Provo Food and Care Coalition.

Our Reach

We operate 1 food bank and 3 food pantries throughout Wasatch, Summit, and Utah Counties.

Community Support

All our services are possible due to generous volunteers. In 2016, we had more than 2,616 people come volunteer their time to help end local poverty.

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What We Do