How to Run a Food Pantry

Written in 2007 by Jeff Thomas in consultation with John Arnold and most recently revised in 2014, How to Run a Food Pantry is a concise encapsulation of the core “good practice” ideas found in the much larger Charity Food Programs That Can End Hunger In America.

It also introduced the additive pantry scoring model that we advocate today, replacing the multiplication-based model found in earlier Waste-Not Want-Not related materials.

How to Run a Food Pantry can be downloaded as a PDF here.

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