What does Community Action Services and Food Bank (CASFB) do?
CASFB provides local low-income families with access to critical basic necessities while also providing long-term support to help them overcome poverty. Learn more
When was Community Action Services and Food Bank founded?
CASFB was first established in the intermountain region in 1967. CASFB is a private, non-profit organization that was created to help individuals living in poverty. Learn more
What is the mission of Community Action Services and Food Bank?
CASFB is dedicated to fostering self-reliance in individuals, families and the community. It doesn’t simply hand out food to those in need. Those needing assistance of any kind are required to meet with a counselor to assess the cause of need and allocate appropriate amounts of food and/or other resources.
CASFB also offers short- and long-term help through programs focused on specific aspects of an impoverished life.
How can I donate?
Money donations can be made by clicking here.
Food donations can be made by bringing items to the Community Action Food Bank located in Provo. In order to receive a donation receipt, donations must be made Monday-Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Learn more
Where is Community Action Services and Food Bank located?
The main office of CASFB is located in Provo, Utah at 815 S. Freedom Blvd. Other offices and Food Pantries in Summit, Wasatch and Utah counties are listed here.
In addition to the food bank what other programs does Community Action Services and Food Bank offer?
- The Family Development Program helps families find stable housing, employment and other basic needs. Learn more
- The Home Buyer and Mortgage Counseling Program educates residents on home ownership and helps prevents foreclosures. Learn more
- A Backpacks for Kids Program which provides food over weekends to children in need.
- Circles Initiative which is a long-term program that focuses on recognizing and overcoming generational poverty barriers. Learn more
Who does Community Action Services and Food Bank serve?
CASFB serves families living in Utah, Wasatch and Summit counties. Some programs are designed to help low-income families, while others are available to all residents in our service area.
How can I receive services?
CASFB is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For food assistance, walk-ins are accepted. All other programs require an appointment. Learn more
How is Community Action Services and Food Bank funded?
CASFBs funding comes from a variety of sources including: local, state and federal grants as well as private donations from individuals and corporations.