This post may contain affiliate links.For more information, please see our affiliate policy.Millions of Americans suffer from food insecurity every day, but you can help.

Here are the best food donations to buy (and the ones to avoid) plus a section on specific food donations for the holidays.In addition, you will learn how to locate a food bank near you or even volunteer.Hunger and food shortages are a reality for millions of Americans.

According to Feeding America, there were 34 million hungry people in 2021.These people rely on local food banks to fill in the gaps between what they can afford and any benefits they receive.Food donations become really popular at the holidays, and that’s great! But people go hungry all year round.

No matter what time of year it is, it’s always a good time to donate to your local food bank.Whether it is through food donations, personal care and household items, your time, or your money, there are many ways to get involved and make a difference.Throughout this article, I have linked to organizations that fight hunger, but I’d love to include more.

Please leave a comment below for any other resources you might have so we can share as many organizations as possible.Table of ContentsWhat to Donate to a Food BankBest Food Donations for Thanksgiving and ChristmasAvoid These Donations at Food BanksNon-Food Donations for Food BanksWhere to Buy DonationsDonate to Your Local Food BankVolunteer at a Food BankCash Donatio

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