Agency Updates: 
Fee Changes for Shopping/Source
Upcoming ServSafe Manager Certification Classes
AAFB Advocacy Jump Start Workshop
Shopping/Source Fee Changes
Attention Partner Agencies, 

Please note that on January 1, 2017 the following Shopping/Source fee changes will go into effect: 
  • All bread and cooler items will remain free of charge
  • All non-meat freezer and dry items will now be free of charge
  • All freezer meat items will remain at $.19 per pound
  • All items on the shared maintenance list will also be free of charge
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tami Marks, Agency Shopping Supervisor by calling 602-343-3196 or by email to
ServSafe Manager Certification Class
Are you needing to re-certify or gain a Food Managers Certification for your agency? If so, please sign up for one of the upcoming classes: 

ServSafe Manager Certification Class
  • Friday, January 27, 2017 - St. Mary's Food Bank University of Phoenix Building: 3003 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85009 - Click here to RSVP
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance University of Phoenix Building: 3003 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85009 - Click here to RSVP


8:30am - 9am - Light refreshments

9am - Noon - Class

Noon- 1pm - Lunch provided by SMFBA

1pm - 4pm - Class 

4pm - 6pm - Exam


Before taking the class: 

  • Purchase a textbook - the cost of the textbook is $80 and includes your log-on account number for the exam (
  • Create a user ID and password before the class at - This will also be needed for the exam
  • Please have your textbook, photo ID and your account number with you the day of the class
AAFB Workshop - 2017 Advocacy Jump Start!
We want to share the following FREE workshop made available by the Association of Arizona Food Banks (AAFB) that will be taking place on January 19, 2017 (see below). Registration is limited to 50 attendees, so sign up today! 

All questions regarding this workshop should be directed to AAFB.

Agency Services | St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance | 602-242-FOOD (3663) | |