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Benefits of Partnership 

Partnership with Community United Outreach offers many benefits:

*We work with you to accomplish your mission to feed the hungry.


* Free case management team.

Free health screenings, health / nutritional classes, home ownership, and computer training.


* Your agency will have opportunities to work with partners like HEBNI, Whole Foods, And Adventist Disaster Services.


* Great customer service from a knowledgeable and friendly staff.

* Free online resources, networking and reporting.

Types of Agencies We Serve

Food Distribution Centers

An agency that distributes free food in mass on regularly scheduled days.

Emergency Pantry

A pantry where individuals visit the program site and receive bags of groceries to prepare at home.  The groceries could also be delivered to the clients.

* Backpack Program

A type of pantry that delivers groceries to schools for kids to prepare at home over the weekend.

Meal Provider

A meal provider is any Partner Agency that prepares, serves or delivers prepared meals or snacks to individuals in need.  All meal programs are held to Department of health standards.

* Residential Program

A type of meal program that serves permanent or temporary residents of a program.

* Snack Program

A type of meal program that might not involve cooking food, but does require that someone open containers before clients consume the product. (eg.) after school snack program, senior daycare, etc.)

The following items are the minimum operational requirements to become a partner with Community United Outreach.  All agency partners must provide food for an underprivileged or underserved population:

Operational Requirements for Membership

You must be located in Central Florida area in the counties we serve:  Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole, Volusia or Brevard.

An organization ordering food from Community United Outreach cannot be run out of a person’s home.

You must have responsible personnel who are accountable for record keeping and inventory control.

You must be located in Central Florida area in the counties we serve:  Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole, Volusia or Brevard.

You must operate regularly scheduled hours and be open at least twice a month for a minimum of two hours each time.  One of the days open should take place Monday – Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

You must be willing to pay       a membership fee.

You must establish your own criteria for the individuals you serve; however, criteria must be consistent and be posted at your pantry/feeding site.

You are required to adhere to food safety guidelines at all times.

All items must be distributed free of charge.

You must have proper and adequate physical storage space.

You must have the ability and willingness to access and submit information via the internet.

You must be willing upon approval of this application to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Community United Outreach.

You need to utilize sign-in sheets or another tracking system to keep track of the individuals served.

You must agree to not sell, barter, or trade any items received from Community United Outreach.

Agency Orientation

Every agency, upon approval of partnership, must attend the new agency orientation which outlines many of the policies and procedures for being a Partner Agency of Community United Outreach.  Your program’s highest authority, main contact, and primary shopper must attend.  If your food distribution is managed by someone other than the aforementioned representatives, please plan on their attending the training as well.

                          June 12 New member Orientation  11:00am-12:00pm

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