The Westmoreland County Food Bank reaches its community through a number of programs aimed at eradicating hunger. Since its inception, the food bank has sponsored a Summer Food Service program, extending the National School Lunch Program throughout the summer holidays so that hungry children under the age of 18 still have access to breakfast and lunch when they are not in school. Funded by the State Department of Agriculture, the food bank's Commodity Supplemental Food program provides seniors ages 60 and up with monthly food boxes. The Operation Fresh Express program distributes perishable foods to people in need before they reach their expiration dates.
Working through 80 different member agencies, with 47 being food pantries frequented by low-income consumers, the Westmoreland County Food Bank reaches 15,000 Westmoreland County residents every month, including over 2,000 seniors and 4,000 children. Recently, the non-profit reorganized and expanded its operations. A number of organizations, including the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce, recognized its efforts and achievements.