MissionThe Bay Area Food Bank, working through member organizations and special programs, will provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of personal crisis or disaster. The Bay Area Food Bank will educate the public regarding domestic hunger, proper nutrition and related issues. Statement of ValuesIn carrying out its mission, the Bay Area Food Bank is committed to standards of performance and service represented by the following values in which we believe:Integrity: We will be open and honest in all relationships, dealings and transactions. We will strive to earn and convey trust through openness and honesty.Stewardship of Resources: We will keep faith with the public trust through the efficient and effective use of resources entrusted to us. We will strive to be mindful that our mission is accomplished through the generosity of others.Accountability: We will establish clear, measurable outcomes and targets against which to measure competence, efficiency and effectiveness of our mission. We will embrace responsibility through accountability for policy, actions and decisions, as well as record keeping and reporting.Service: We will commit ourselves to provide excellent service. We will continually strive to understand and meet the needs of our donors and clients with competence and compassion.