St. Mary’s Food Bank serves to alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy and education. St. Mary’s distributes food to hundreds of nonprofit partners through most of Arizona. These agencies include food pantries, dining halls, homeless shelters, and more. Together we are alleviating hunger in Arizona through the gathering and distribution of food. Nearly 1 in 4 children in Arizona struggle with hunger. Our Kids Cafe®, School Pantry and Backpack programs help to feed hungry children in our communities.The Community Kitchen is a hands-on training program that teaches adults with barriers to employment to be successful in the food service industry. LIFT, a program of St. Mary’s Food Bank, is a hands-on training program that teaches adults with barriers to employment to be successful in the warehouse & logistics industry.