Become a Network Partner

Join the 555 Network Partners who are leading the fight against hunger in the Heartland! A partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland enables your organization to order food products, share best practices, and better serve your community.

Network Partner application update:

To better meet the growing needs of our current Network Partners, we have temporarily paused taking new partner applications. We are establishing a workable time frame to re-open the application process and updates will be posted here. Thank you for your interest and all you do for our communities and neighbors.

Network Partner Benefits

  • Join a network of organizations that all work towards the same goal of reducing hunger in Nebraska and western Iowa
  • No membership fees
  • Access an online ordering system with live inventory
  • Choose only the items you want to provide the food that’s needed the most
  • Access a variety of food products, including produce, proteins, perishable and non-perishable items
  • Partners located in rural areas receive delivery of products
  • Partners located in the Omaha metro area have opportunities for delivery or pickup
  • Access to a full-time Community and Partner Support Representative to assist in capacity building and assessment, customer service, and community engagement
  • In-person and virtual networking opportunities, training, and knowledge sharing of food bank industry best practices

Meet our Community and Partner Support Representatives

Food Bank for the Heartland’s “Regional Service Area” approach provides our Network Partners with access to healthy food, equitable distribution, and creative solutions to food insecurity. They also get the peace of mind knowing that they have a dedicated Food Bank staff member who understands the unique needs of their community. Meet the team below!