The Corporation is organized under the Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and charitable purposes and not for privileged gain of any person. The purposes are:
* To alleviate hunger among the disadvantaged and elderly.
* The gleaning of surplus of food from every available source, for distribution among charitable organizations, and needy persons in a fair and equitable manner. No recipient shall ever be required to pay for foods donated to the Corporation.
* To inform the disadvantaged and elderly as to their nutritional needs.
* To make the public aware of the problems of the poor and elderly.
The organization serves YUBA and SUTTER Counties.
Funding is provided by donations, fundraising functions, a thrift shop, charity sales (serving over 35 local charities), etc., which all contribute to expenses, mortgage, office, warehouse, utilities, transportation, etc.