Partner Agency Updates

May 23, 2022 | Recall Alert: Jif Peanut Butter

All Faiths Food Bank is aware of the recall announced on 5/23/2022 that has been issued for Jif brand Peanut Butter. It is possible that agencies received some of this product in an assorted items order or with the recent Letter Carrier Drive, or retail drops. The products subject to recall bear establishment number 1274425 to 2140425 and include various products such as, smooth and chunk y peanut butter, along with the to-go pouch, and the natural squeeze pouches.

The recalled item can be seen in the above picture with the required “425,” indicating the location of packaging in Lexington, Kentucky.

We are reviewing our current inventory to see if any remaining items from this date range are still onsite and will take appropriate actions to remove these items. We ask that all agencies check their current inventory for the listed peanut butter within the affected location. Agencies that may have this product on hand, please complete and submit the Recall Information and Reimbursement Form.

We will keep you apprised of any additional information that comes through the Food and Drug Administration to communicate to your clients. You may also check the USDA recall page through the link below for updated information about this recall.

JIF Peanut Butter Recall

Recall Information and Reimbursement Form

 

Capacity Building Program

All Faiths is excited to announce the Capacity Building Program. The program is a competitive process that awards funds to partner agencies seeking to make improvements to their program and thereby allowing them to serve our community more effectively. Grant awards up to $5,000 may be requested on the condition that applicants can clearly demonstrate how the grant funding will either expand existing services or replace/continue existing capacity. Please note that funding is reimbursed with proof of purchase.

Who is eligible to receive a grant?

  • Partner agencies that have an active account and are in good standing with the Food Bank
  • Partner agencies who are not on the IRS Automatic Revocation of Exemption List
  • Partner agencies that consistently use Link2Feed to track visits
  • Partner agencies that meet all paperwork and statistical reporting requirements for AFFB and do not have an outstanding balance with AFFB over 60 days old at time of grant application
What can the grants be utilized for?
  • Service Insights Capacity – laptops, desktops, computer accessories, tablets, hotspot or wifi extenders, wifi-service subscriptions (up to 1 year), etc.
  • Food Storage/Food Safety Capacity – refrigeration units, freezer units, walk-in cooler units, thermal thermometers, freezer blankets, shelving, etc.
  • Facilities & Other Equipment – renovations & repairs for food pantries, refrigerated vehicles, parking area pavement, etc.
  • Other Capacity Needs – This is the “catch all” category that provides you the freedom to demonstrate needs that go beyond the other three categories.

Timeline

Application posted online and emailed to partner agencies- May 16th
Grant application deadline- June 17th
Grant review period- June 18th – July 8th
Notifications of decisions emailed and mailed- July 11th
Deadline for grant approval and acceptance letter to be signed and returned to All Faiths- July 31st
Deadline to submit receipts, invoices, and other proof of purchase documents for reimbursement- December 31st

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