2016 california nonprofit of the year award

Imperial Valley Food Bank is proud to be a 2016 California Nonprofit of the Year! Thank you to our board, staff and the community for all the work you do to make us a success.

Imperial Valley Hunger

Hunger By the Numbers

Imperial County


Population below Federal Poverty Level- 24%

Overall Food Insecurity Rate- 17%

Childhood Food Insecurity Rate- 33% (the highest in the State of California)

CalFresh Participants- 42,490 (25%)

Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Meals- 27,970 (75%)


Unemployment by Year


California Department of Public Health. Imperial. 2017 County Profiles. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education.