United Food Bank collaborates with more than 220 organizations to distribute food to hungry people in the greater East Valley and Eastern Arizona.
BECOMING A PARTNER AGENCY
United Food Bank collaborates with more than 220 organizations to distribute food to hungry people in the greater East Valley and Eastern Arizona. If you are interested in a partnership with United Food Bank, please read our eligibility criteria below.
- United Food Bank is an equal opportunity provider and all its partner agencies must adhere to strict non-discrimination guidelines.
- Must be located within our designated service area.
- IRS certified as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or faith-based equivalent.
- Have and maintain any and all pertinent business licensing appropriate for your city, county, or state.
- Meet and maintain any and all necessary health and safety requirements designated by your city, county, or state.
|HRP-1014A Civil Rights Complaint Grievance||All partner agencies of United Food Bank are required to keep the TEFAP Civil Rights Complaint/Grievance Form available for clients who feel as though they have been discriminated against. Partner agencies’ staff and volunteers will be required to take an annual Civil Rights Training to ensure respectful behaviors are being displayed by all.|
|HRP-1016A Volunteer Confidentiality||Due to volunteers gathering sensitive information from clients, all volunteers are required to sign a Volunteer Confidentiality form in accordance with state and federal laws to keep information protected.|
|Letter of Proxy||For clients who are unable to attend a food distribution, a family member or friend is able to bring a filled out Letter of Proxy giving permission to the family member or friend to receive food for the client. The Letter of Proxy requires a picture ID of the client and family member or friend, remains valid for six months, and after it will need to be renewed.|
|HRP-1027A Annual Agency Audit Form||Per DES guidelines, United Food Bank requires each partner agency to participate in an annual audit to ensure all safety and compliance regulations are being followed.|
Participating grocery retailers have agreed to set aside and donate excess food that has been deemed no longer sellable, but is still safe for human consumption. Donations, from grocery retailers, consist of perishable and non-perishable items that improve a member’s nutritional mix, and nonfood household items that can add to the recipient’s quality of life and extend a budget.
For more information, contact Tory Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.