Food bank has new name, transformation

September — dubbed Hunger Action Month — was kicked off by an announcement from the region’s food bank that Feeding America Tampa Bay will now be Feeding Tampa Bay.

The new name was revealed Sept. 1 to about 75 social service agency representatives, volunteers and the media by Feeding Tampa Bay’s board President, Jenna Nelson. She and Executive Director Thomas Mantz also outlined a three-year strategic plan, Be Food Forward, for the organization, which began in 1982.

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