Definition of food bank in English:

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food bank

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noun

A place where stocks of food, typically basic provisions and non-perishable items, are supplied free of charge to people in need.
Example sentences
  • Instead, the long lines are forming across the railroad tracks at the nonprofit food bank, Community Services Agency.
  • Work at a community food bank or soup kitchen as a family.
  • She said that corporations would view a student food bank differently than a community food bank.
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