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Food & Supply Source provides the most comprehensive and efficient methods for your purchasing needs and nutrition management. We recognize that every human service provider has distinct needs and different resources. With increasing demands on every human service dollar you raise, is it possible to advance your organization’s mission and at the same time provide your constituents with their day-to-day needs?

In today’s environment successful organizations will have to manage their bottom line effectively. Which means it is essential in keeping overhead costs down and embracing new ideas, new technologies and management philosophies. Through Food & Supply Source, you save money and time by allowing our staff to provide you with all best practice methods for your purchasing needs. In addition, you will also receive free menu reporting, nutrition analysis, cost report (which helps with budget), as well as menu assistance.

Virtually every human service agency, program or organization that feeds or services people could take advantage of the discounted pricing Food & Supply Source offers. We help both nonprofit and for-profit companies save money every day! Here are a few examples:

  • Community Action Agencies
  • Child Care Centers (20+ children)
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Centers, Halfway Houses
  • Children’s Residential Centers
  • Head Start & Early Head Start Programs
  • Group Home & Residential Programs (6+ residents)
  • Senior Centers (8+ participants)
  • Mental Health Programs (4+ residents)
  • Rescue Mission
  • Camps & Vocation Training Schools
  • Foster Care Homes
  • Shelters – Homeless, Domestic Violence, etc.
  • Specialized Schools
  • Welfare Agencies
  • Juvenile Detention Centers
  • Churches
  • Meals on Wheels Programs
  • Food Banks & Soup Kitchens
  • And More!

Typically, our customers save 10-35% but if you fill out our FREE Cost Analysis Form we will conduct a comparison of your purchases and let you know exactly what you can expect for savings.

No. There are no fees or costs to your organization for participating in our programs. All of our services are free!

Absolutely. We have suppliers that will deliver and service every area of the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii.

Food Orders: You can call your designated customer service representative, fax your orders, or use internet ordering. Click Here for the Food & Supply Source Contact Information

Supply or Services Orders: Every vendor is different but you can find the individual links to order for each by Click Here to Order Now

Yes, you can still harness the purchasing power of our customers. Contact us for more information about the categories you’d be eligible for.

First, we’ll conduct a savings analysis. Click here to submit a request online. Then, we’ll advise you of the level of savings you can expect to achieve, and set up your account with the supplier(s) in our network. We’ll help you place your orders and be with you every step of the way to help you manage and streamline all of your supply and service purchases.

You will always have two levels of support. Your primary support person will be your designated customer service representative at the Food & Supply Source office. Call us at 866.248.4520. You will also have an account manager at the vendor we have set you up with. If you do not know who your individual account manager is, just ask us!

You will most likely purchase directly from the supplier or online, but you can always contact us for help with your orders. We consult with you to identify which suppliers in our network can meet your needs and provide the most savings on what you are purchasing. We will set you up with accounts with those suppliers and remain as an added level of customer service during the duration of your relationship with those suppliers.