America’s Food Bank (AFB) was incorporated on April 26, 1989, with the primary goal of supplying food and related commodities to needy veterans and catastrophically ill in the greater Chicagoland area. AFB has already donated product to thousands of veterans and ill. Since its inception, millions of dollars in food, supplies and services have been distributed.
A strong and rooted local area network of compassionate and dedicated persons has been working with founder, Cynthia Simpson, to ensure safety, accountability, and the ability to procure and distribute the much needed products.
AFB provides groceries, prepared meals and holiday gifts for the needy. It meets the needs of anyone in trouble and has been especially helpful to those affected by disabling injuries.
AFB Today – and Tomorrow
America’s Food Bank provides help to the needy in many ways. Recipients include:
- United States Military
- Inner Voice Veterans Assistance & Transitional Housing
- New Hope Community Church Food Pantry
- Glass Slipper Project
- Jessie Brown Westside VA Hospital
- St. Nicholas Episcopal Church Food Pantry
- Salvation Army Des Plaines Corps