About Us

Just Food is the food bank in Douglas County, supplying more than 40 partner agencies with frozen meat and fresh produce as well as bread and food donated from community drives.  Just Food also specializes in direct client service through programs like Just Grow, Just Cook and Cooking Healthy Futures.  Just Food and its partners play a key role in fighting hunger in our community by increasing the availability of a variety of foods and helping to reduce waste and discarded food.

To learn more about how the dream of connecting available food with those who need it most becomes reality check out the below graph:

Our Mission

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
  1. Provide access to nutritious food, while respecting the dignity of every human being. – Address root causes of hunger and cultivate self-sufficiency.
  2. Collaborate with community partners to effect positive and sustainable change.
  3. Ensure a culture of stewardship grounded in transparency and sustainability, and informed by the needs of our community.
  4. Support people through the lens of equity and diversity
VISION: A community where all residents are free from hunger.
MISSION: End hunger in our community by increasing access to healthy foods, reducing barriers to health and well-being, and cultivating self-sufficiency.