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Have questions about Food for Good? Below you’ll find answers to some of our most common FAQs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who does Food for Good serve?
FFG works with nonprofit partners to help feed kids through after school and summer meal programs, serving children who qualify for free and reduced school meals through the USDA.
Where do you operate?
We currently operate around the country and are actively seeking partnerships to further expand. We began in Dallas, TX and have expanded to 20 cities across the country: Little Rock and Northwest AR; Anchorage, AK; Anaheim, CA; Denver, CO; Miami, FL; Detroit, MI; Oklahoma City, Choctaw Nation, and Chickasaw Nation, OK; St. Louis, MO; Nashville, TN; and Austin, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Waco, and Rio Grande Valley, TX.
What meal offerings does Food for Good currently offer?
Food for Good provides nutritious, delicious, and well-balanced pre-packed meals - complete with dairy, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables - that meet USDA's nutrition standards. We also work with partners to test new pilot programs tailored to meet the needs of different communities.

Additionally, we offer a weekend "backpack" meal bundle program - currently facilitated in partnership with local food banks - to ensure that children who receive summer or afterschool meals on weekdays also have nutrition over the weekend.
How is Food for Good funded?
The meals provided by Food for Good are paid for through the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program. This funding covers all operating expenses, including food, trucks, and delivery drivers. Any additional revenues generated are invested back into furthering the Food for Good mission. Separately, PepsiCo funds research and development to invest in new affordable products and technology. This investment benefits Food for Good and the communities in which we serve.
Who are Food for Good's partners?
Food for Good is proud to collaborate with community and nonprofit organizations under the USDA's Summer Food Service Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program. We currently work with over 50 nonprofit and government partners across the country.
How is PepsiCo involved with Food for Good?
Food for Good is the signature nutrition operation of The PepsiCo Foundation and critical to its mission of helping alleviate hunger around the world. Food for Good was created more than a decade ago by a group of enterprising employees who wanted to leverage the logistical know-how and technical expertise of PepsiCo—one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies in the world—to help get food to those in need. Additionally, The PepsiCo Foundation provides additional financial support to Food for Good partners to expand the impact of their program.
What foods and PepsiCo products are served in the programs?
We work with local agencies in each city to provide nutritious meals that meet or exceed all USDA guidelines. Our meals include fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, protein and low fat milk. PepsiCo also donates top-quality products including Quaker Chewy Bars, Tropicana 4 oz. juice boxes, baked chips, dips and seeds. We provide a variety of options to meet the needs of those we serve, and pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products that kids love.
How does Food for Good benefit PepsiCo?
Food for Good is the signature nutrition operation of The PepsiCo Foundation. It is critical to the Foundation’s mission of helping alleviate hunger around the world and PepsiCo’s goal of building a more sustainable food system.
How does Food for Good support PepsiCo's larger corporate goals?
As part of PepsiCo’s guiding vision "Winning with Purpose", PepsiCo is committed to helping build a sustainable food system that provides for people while nurturing the planet. Access to nutritious food is the foundation of a sustainable food system, and Food for Good is proud to work with partners across the U.S. to make nutritious food physically and financially accessible to families.
What is Food for Good doing to help those impacted by COVID-19?
To provide hunger relief during the pandemic, Food for Good is working with partners to deliver more than 20 million nutritious meals across the country. As part of this nationwide effort, Food for Good is working with No Kid Hungry to provide emergency grants to schools and community organizations to ensure children have access to nutrition; partnering with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty and the USDA to reach students affected by school closures in rural areas with shelf stable meals; and delivering meals to the Pueblo tribes in New Mexico and to students in the Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma.