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An organization that collects donated or surplus foodstuffs and distributes them free or at low cost to programs or organizations serving people in need.
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a nonprofit clearinghouse that receives unsalable food products donated by the food industry and channels them through various agencies to the needy.
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|Noun||1.||food bank - a place where food is contributed and made available to those in need; "they set up a food bank for the flood victims"|
bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
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