Our Response

Welcoming Community Space

IFC is committed to building community power by fostering belonging and resilience through collective action. FoodFirst provides opportunity to strengthen our network of members, residents, and activists through member-led advocacy, enriched programming based on expressed need, and training opportuni…

A Bigger Community Kitchen

The new Community Kitchen can serve 1,000 more meals every month. We also expect to host more women and children in the new family-friendly building.  Open 365 days a year, the Community Kitchen is the only daily provider of free, hot meals in the County and is a key contributor in preventing fo…

A Best Practice Pantry

IFC will implement a member-choice pantry, in addition to stocking more fresh, healthy food.  - Expanded cold storage means we can accept more fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs and dairy and provide, on average, 25% more groceries to each family. - A Member-Choice Pantry recognizes everyo…