A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION
The Cape Henlopen Food Basket is a non-profit corporation, 501(C) 3, whose sole purpose is to provide food in the Cape Henlopen area to those individuals and families in need. The CHFB has been in operation since October, 2002. CHFB does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
AN ALL VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION
CHFB is an all volunteer organization consisting of 85 members. We have no paid employees. Volunteers order and pick up the food, stock the shelves, meet and serve clients, train new volunteers and all other tasks required. We have a 14 member board that makes organizational decisions.
To volunteer, call the Food Basket at 302-227-3528.
HOUSEHOLDS IN NEED
In 2019, CHFB volunteers processed 2,107 requests for food from individuals and families in the Cape Henlopen School District. In 2018, we processed 2,160 requests. There is need in this region, and we are meeting our mission “to provide emergency food service to the needy people within the boundaries of the Cape Henlopen School District.”