FOOD BANKS BY THE NUMBERS

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Here is a look at the average number of household served per month from November through June over the past several years as well as the total number of pounds of food distributed from each of the city's food banks.

Average number of households served

Year St. Vincent's Salvation Army Pantry Shelf Helpline Total

2006-2007 180 175 220 32 607

2007-2008 data unavailable

2008-2009 282 213 190 45 730

2009-2010 328 226.25 214 28 796.25

Amount of food

Year St. Vincent's Salvation Army Pantry Shelf Helpline Total

2003-2004 83,727 58,400 93,046 *21,163 235,173

2004-2005 74,624 68,138 103,519 15,134 261,415

2005-2006 85,910 62,788 91,629 29,825 270,152

2006-2007 92,857 63,502 108,321 10,114 274,794

2007-2008 data unavailable

2008-2009 133,899 61,067 82,425 7,276 284,667

2009-2010 210,690 69,471 91,631 3,893 375,685

*Data for June of 2003-2004 for Helpline not available. The average monthly pounds distributed in 2003-2004 was substituted to provide an estimate for the pounds distributed that June.

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