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Community Resources

Meal Resources for Families by County:

Statewide:

Breakspots Open Statewide to provide meals while children are out of school. There are 3 ways to find locations.

  • Click here for locations near you.
  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Text FLKIDSMEALS to 211-211

SNAP – Food assistance –  Click Here for more details.

SNAP Grocery Purchase Match – Up to $50 per family (one time)

  • Purchase food as normal with your SNAP card
  • Download Expensify on iOS or Android, for free
  • Join the org/hunger policy
  • SmartScan the receipt, which will tell us how much you paid and show that it was paid for with an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card
  • Submit it to volunteer@expensify.org
  • Set up your bank account to receive the funds
  • So long as funds are available, they will reimburse up to $50 per family one time, the very next day.
Central Florida – Brevard-Lake-Orange-Osceola-Osceola-Volusia

Food Assistance from Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida – Click Here for details

Catholic Charities of Central Florida 1771 N. Semoran Blvd Orlando, FL (407)-486-1507 – Every weekday 8:30am-12:30pm except Tuesday

Beracah SDA Church 1517 Mercy Drive Orlando FL (407) 529-4657 – Fridays 12pm-1pm

Washington Park Church 4455 Conley Street Orlando, FL (407) 766-0252 – First and Third Thursdays

ICNA Relief Central Florida 701 S. Kirkman Rd #713 Orlando, FL (407) 406-4425 – Monday-Thursday 10am-2pm. Must call to schedule pick-up.

Anointed Victorious Outreach 1901 S. Poinciana Blvd Kissimmee (954) 393-9768

Church of Agape Love 1548 Tallahassee Blvd Intercession City, FL (863) 651-6878 or (407) 319-7876

Community Hope Center 2198 Four Winds Blvd Kissimmee, FL (407) 910-2216

One United Mission 1751 Ball Park Road Kissimmee, FL (407) 766-4749

Iglesia Cristiana Renuevo 290 Competition Drive Kissimmee, FL (407) 870-0083

 Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. 2519 Fortune Road Kissimmee, FL (407) 922-1671

Living Water Fellowship 4101 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee, FL (407) 922-7725       

 St. Rose of Lima 3870 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee, FL (407) 932-5004      

Church and Community Assistance Program 10 S. Orlando Ave., Kissimmee (407) 750-6017    

Life-Changing Global Ministries 2727 N. John Young Parkway Suite G, Kissimmee, FL (407) 339-1959

The Salvation Army 700 Union Street, Kissimmee, FL (407) 944-9968

St. John Episcopal Church-Trinity House 1709 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee, FL (267)650-0622

Summit Bible Church 1901 S. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee, FL (407) 483-1688

St. Cloud Community Pantry 901 Missouri Ave., St. Cloud, FL (407) 892-7070     

Gulf Coast Florida – Franklin-Gadsden-Jackson-Jefferson-Leon-Liberty-Madison-Taylor-Wakulla

Feeding the Gulf Coast – Click Here for details

North Central Florida – Alachua-Baker-Gilchrist-Lafayette-Levy

Farm Share Food Resource – 904-328-6158 Call for days and times

                            Baker County Fairgrounds 5567 Lauramore Road, Macclenny – April 9th 10am-1pm

                            John the Evangelist Catholic Church 4050 US 27 Alt, Chiefland, FL

Samaritan Food Bank of Baker County 6444 US Hwy 90 Glen St. Mary, FL – Monday-Saturday 10am-1pm – Call 904-259-1199 to confirm and more information

Heart of a Servant Food Pantry 437 SE CR 355, Mayo, FL – Call 352-424-5095 for details

Seven Gables 857 East Main Street, Mayo, FL – Call 386-208-8555 for details

Cross City Church of Christ 52 NE 147th Street, Cross City, FL – Call 352-542-2666 for details

The Children’s Table – 352-486-6525

                            Newberry SR 26 Behind Jan’s Beauty Salon – Fridays at 11:30am

                            Countryside Baptist Church 10926 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville – Fridays at 1pm

                            Citizen’s Field on Waldo Road, Gainesville – 1st and 3rd Saturday at 2:30pm

             Bradford County Fairgrounds 2300 N. Temple Avenue, Starke – 1st and 3rd Saturday 1pm

Fort White United Methodist Church 185 SW Wells Street, Fort White – Wednesdays 11:45am

                            First United Methodist Church 25633 SE Hwy 19, Old Town – Thursdays at 11:30am

                            First United Methodist Church 203 NE 2nd Street, Trenton – Saturdays at 10:30am

                            680 Thrasher Drive, Bronson – Mondays at 2:30pm-5:30pm

                            Christ Episcopal Church 4054 D Street, Cedar Key – Tuesdays at Noon

                            Town Hall 555 SW 2nd Avenue, Otter Creek – Tuesdays at 2pm

                            First United Methodist Church 707 N. Main Street, Chiefland – Thursdays at 10:30am

                            Long Pond Baptist Church 8950 NW 75th Avenue, Chiefland – Thursdays at 2pm

                            Masonic Lodge on Hwy 121 in Williston – Fridays at 2:15pm

Catholic Charities Gainesville – 352-372-0294

Food Pantry 1701 NE 9th Street, Gainesville – Monday through Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm – Call 352-372-0294 before arriving

 True Vine Ministries 2300 Temple Avenue, Starke – 3rd Tuesdays at 9am – Call 904-964-9264 or visit www.truevinemin.org 

 Gainesville Community Ministry – 352-372-8162 – Food distributed twice a month to Alachua County Residents. Call 352-372-8162 for distribution dates.

Food Pantry of Gilchrist County – Call 352-463-2710 about mobile food distributions

St. James Episcopal Church in Perry – 850-584-7636 – Second Thursdays – call to confirm

Community Church of Perry 2317 Dennis Howell Road – 850-597-4626 – Third Thursdays – call first

First United Methodist Church 302 N. Jefferson Street, Perry, FL – Call 850-843-4834 for details

Fellowship Baptist Church 1997 NE Colin Kelly Hwy, Madison, FL – Call 850-973-3266 for details

South Florida – Broward and Palm Beach:

Feeding South FloridaClick here for information about food assistance.

Suncoast Florida – DeSoto-Hillsborough-Manatee-Pinellas-Sarasota-Lee

United Way of the Suncoast – Click here for food assistance, unemployment benefits, etc.

Booker High School 3201 N. Orange Avenue Sarasota, FL – Monday – Friday 9AM to 1PM (children need to be in the car if parents also want to receive food)

Fruitville Elementary School 601 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL – Monday – Friday 9AM to 1PM (children need to be in the car if parents also want to receive food)

Garden Elementary School 700 Center Road, Venice, FL – Monday – Friday 9AM to 1PM (children need to be in the car if parents also want to receive food)

North Port High School 6400 West Price Blvd., North Port, FL – Monday – Friday 9AM to 1PM (children need to be in the car if parents also want to receive food)

Atwater Elementary School 4701 Huntsville Ave., North Port, FL – Monday – Friday 9AM to 1PM (children need to be in the car if parents also want to receive food)

Meals of Hope 2221 Corporation Blvd Naples, FL – Opens at 8:30 AM (Hours of Operation may differ due to COVID-19. Call 2390537-7775 for details

Collier Business Park 3050 Horse Shoe Drive N. Bldg. B. Suite Naples, FL – Open Monday mornings. Call 239-210-4009 for details.

South Country Food Pantry 790 S. Tamiami Trail Venice, FL (941) 484-4609

Trinity United Methodist Church of North Port Wesley Lane North Port, FL (941) 426-1734

All Faith Food Bank 8171 Blaikie Ct. Sarasota, FL – Opens at 8AM. Hours may differ due to COVID-19

Gladiolus Food Pantry Inc. 10511 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers. FL – Open Wednesdays. Call 239-437-8122 for details.

Trinity Café (serving hot meals) 2801 N. Nebraska Avenue Tampa, FL or 2202 E Busch Blvd Tampa, FL – Monday – Friday 11:30 AM to 12:00PM, Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM to 10 AM

Free Publix Market (Feeding Tampa Bay) – Call 813-254-1190 to schedule an appointment. Shoppers will be allotted one appointment per month.

Broward:

Broward County Food Bank Map – Click here to find nearest food banks/pantries by zip code.

South Florida – Broward and Palm Beach:

Feeding South FloridaClick here for information about food assistance.

Suncoast Florida – DeSoto-Hillsborough-Manatee-Pinellas-Sarasota

United Way of the Suncoast – Click here for food assistance, unemployment benefits,etc.

Citrus:

Citrus County School District Grab-and-Go Meals – 10am – 1pm at the following schools and click here for 35 bus stop locations

              Crystal River Primary – In front of school

              Forest Ridge Elementary – Behind the school

              Pleasant Grove Elementary – at the bus ramp

              Citrus High – Stadium Road entrance

              Central Ridge Elementary – at the bus ramp

              Lecanto High – Toward the CREST school

              Rock Crusher Elementary – In front of school

              Floral City Elementary – at the pickup line

              Homosassa Elementary – at the bus ramp

              Citrus Springs Elementary – at the bus ramp

Clay:     

Orange Cove Seventh Day Adventist Church 4501 US 17 Fleming Island, FL – Call 904-269-2907 for details.

 Lake Area Ministries, Inc (LAM) 131 Commercial Circle, Keystone Heights, FL – Monday-Friday 10am-1:30pm – Call 352-473-2846 for details.

CALC Foundation, Inc. 4510 Camellia Street, Middleburg, FL – Call 904-707-5176 for details

Calvary Baptist Church 1532 Long Bay Road, Middleburg, FL – Mondays and Thursdays 11am-3pm while supplies last. Call 904-282-0407 for details.

Evangel Temple Southwest 5040 CR 218, Middleburg, FL – Call 904-291-1426 for details.

Good Samaritan Anglican Church 3813 Old Jennings Road, Middleburg, FLClick here for details or call 904-406-5660.

Middleburg United Methodist Church 3925 Main Street, Middleburg, FL – Call 904-282-5589 ext. 1 for details.

Resurrection Christian Life Center 3114 CR 220 Middleburg, FL – Call 904-382-8307 for details.

Salvation Army 2795 CR 220, Middleburg, FL – Call 904-276-6677 for details

Celebration Church 512 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL – Call 904-737-1121 for details.

The Springs Church 317 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL – Call 904-379-6208 for details.

Duval:

Duval County Public Schools – Grab-and-Go Lunches: School lunch: Beginning Tuesday, March 17, a “grab and go” school lunch and snack will be available for ALL students. These lunches may be picked up curbside at all district managed school campuses between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Students may receive the meal at their nearest school location. They do not have to go to their attendance school; however, the student must be present to receive the meal. 

Catholic Charities Jacksonville – Food Pantry 1470 West 13th Street – Wednesdays and Fridays 11am-1pm

Arlington Community Services 1450 Rogero Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-743-7402 for details.

Central Church of the Nazarene 2130 University Blvd N., Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-743-2044 for details.

Christ the King 742 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-724-0080 for details.

Five Star Veterans Center 40 Acme Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-723-5950 for details.

Revitalize Arlington, Inc./Arlington 20/20 8985 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-725-3636 Ext. 343 for details.

Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM) 1447 Mayport Road, Suite 6C, Atlantic Beach, FL – 850 6th Avenue South, Suite 400, Jacksonville, FL – 318 7th Avenue North, Jacksonville – Appointments must be made in advance by calling 904-241-2326

Mission House 800 Shetter Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-543-9301 for details.

Saint John Emergency Assistance Ministry 2400 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, FL – Call 904-246-6014 for details.

Mandarin Food Bank 11730 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FLClick here for details or call 904-292-1675

Mandarin Presbyterian Church 11844 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-680-9944 for details.

Catholic Charities – St. Pius V Catholic Church 1470 W. 13th Street, Jacksonville, FL – Wednesdays 11am-1pm. Call 904-354-4846 for details.

Forward Christian Center 10696-14 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville – Call 904-374-0620 for details.

Light of the World Ministries 2016 Catlin Drive, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-327-0176 for details.

Spirit of the Life Church 2636 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, FL – Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am-Noon. Call 904-654-6462 for details.

Episcopal Redeemer Food Pantry 7500 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL – Wednesdays 1oam-1pm. Call 904-642-4575 for details.

UCOM UrbanServ, Inc. 3349 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-396-2401 for details.

Jewish Family & Community Services 6261 Dupont Station Court East, Jacksonville, FLClick here for details or call 904-448-1933.

Lutheran Social Services of NE Florida, Inc 4615 Philips Hwy., Jacksonville, FL – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-Noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm-4pm. Call 904-739 for details.

Morning Glory Christian Fellowship 3504 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-696-9171 for details.

St. Vincent de Paul St. Denis 10472 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL – Tuesdays 1pm-4pm, 3rd and 4th Saturdays 10am-Noon. Call 904-996-8380 for details.

United Community Outreach Ministry 3349 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL – Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:30pm. Click here for details or call 904-396-2401.

Bridge The Gap, Inc. 561 West 25th Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-314-1035 for details.

CB Helping Hands Ministries 1726 N. Main Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-353-2792 for details.

Christian Fellowship Ministries 3302 Evergreen Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-358-0084 for details.

Celebration Dream Center 5010 Cleveland Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-737-1121 for details.

City Rescue Mission 426 S. McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-387-4357 for details.

Clara White Mission 613 West Ashley Street, Jacksonville, FLClick here for details or call 904-354-4162.

Daily Manna Serving Center 2659 Edison Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Must call 904-423-6361 to schedule an appointment.

Disciples of Christ CFMB 2061 Edgewood Avenue West, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-765-5683 for details.

Downtown Ecumenical Services 215 N. Ocean Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-358-7955 for details.

NFCAA – Emmett Reed Center 1093 W. 6th Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-632-1471 for details.

Families of Slain Children, Inc. 2212 Myrtle Avenue N., Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-683-4986 for details.

Greater Payne AME Church 1230 Claudia Spencer Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-355-6015 for details.

Holy Tabernacle Church 6416 Miriam Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-405-9852 for details.

House of Refuge Ministries 2137 Liberty Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-354-2233 for details.

JASMYN 923 Peninsular Place, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-389-3857 for details.

Kingdom of God Outreach Ministries 5424 North Main Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-379-6077 for details.

Mt. Olive PBC Food Pantry 1301 N. Myrtle Avenue – Call 904-355-0015 for details.

New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church 1824 Prospect Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-764-5727 for details.

New Hope Assembly 5518 N. Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-353-4627 for details.

North East Florida Community Action Agency 1133 Ionia Street, Jacksonville, FLClick here or call 904-358-7474 for more details.

Overflow Health Alliance, Inc. 3416 Moncrief Road, Suite 101 – Call 904-775-6646 for details.

Paxon Revival Center Church 5461 Commonwealth Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-781-0348 for details.

Pleasant Grove 5644 Trout River Blvd, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-537-1684 for details.

 Safe Future Foundation 9140 Golfside Drive, Suite 14 N., Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-403-4977 for details.

St. Francis Soup Kitchen 134 E. Church Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-356-2902 for details.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and Outreach 1924 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-354-5075 for details.

The Church of Christ, Inc. 852 Odessa Drive E., Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-729-3103 for details.

The Salvation Army of Jacksonville 140 N. Davis Street, Jacksonville, FL – Tuesday-Friday 9am-11am. Picture ID and SS Card for each member of family required. Call 904-301-4875 for details.

The Well Church 2001 Ernest Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-800-9350 for details.

Trinity Rescue Mission, Inc. 622 W. Union Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-355-1205 for details.

The Master’s Touch Ministry 4510 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-764-4561 for details.

Household of Faith Church, Inc 1410 West Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-764-7556 for details.

Builders of the Faith Community Church 5900 Ricker Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-772-0277 for details.

Caleb Park Mission 2218 Blair Road, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-403-9937 for details.

Christ Church of Peace Food Pantry 1240 S. McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-387-2020 for details.

Evangel Temple Jacksonville-Samaritan House 5475 Ramona Blvd, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-693-4430 for details.

First Coast No More Homeless Pets 464 Cassat Avenue Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-425-0005 for details.

Good Samaritan Services 8023 W. Beaver Street, Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-483-8906 for details.

Hillcrest Baptist Church 7673 Collins Road Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-779-9033 for details.

Inman Food Pantry and Fellowship 5334 Old Kings Road N. Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-994-0392 for details.

Old Plank Road Baptist Church 8964 Old Plank Road Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-783-6942 for details.

River City Community Church 6561 Firestone Road Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-771-4757 for details.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church 4758 Shelby Street Jacksonville, FL – Wednesdays 9am-12:30pm. Call 904-387-2061 for details.

The Potter’s House 5119 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-695-0181 for details.

Uplift Church and Community Outreach, Inc. 1132 Hamilton Street Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-503-7201 for details.

Vinekeepers 4200 Georgetown Drive Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-412-6175 for details.

WestJax Outreach – Community Health Outreach 5126 Timuquana Road Jacksonville, FL – Call 904-573-1333 for details.

Westside Christian Church 10123 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville – 1st Saturdays at 9am – Call 904-695-9126 for details

 

Escambia:

Escambia County School District Grab-and-Go Meals – Weekdays 9am – Noon at the following schools:

Jim Allen Elementary School, 1051 Highway 95A North, Cantonment

Bailey Middle School, 4110 Bauer Road, Pensacola

Bellview Elementary School, 4425 Bellview Ave., Pensacola,

Beulah Elementary School, 6201 Helms Road, Pensacola

Beulah Middle School, 6001 W. Nine Mile Road, Pensacola

Blue Angels Elementary School, 1551 Dog Track Road, Pensacola

Bratt Elementary School, 5721 North Highway 99, Century

Brentwood Elementary School, 4820 N. Palafox St. (U.S. 29), Pensacola

Cordova Park Elementary School, 2250 Semur Road, Pensacola

Ensley Elementary School, 501 E. Johnson Ave., Pensacola

Ernest Ward Middle School, 7650 Highway 97, Walnut Hill

Ferry Pass Elementary School, 8310 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola

Ferry Pass Middle School, 8355 Yancey Ave., Pensacola

Global Learning Academy, 100 North P St., Pensacola

Lincoln Park Elementary School, 7600 Kershaw St., Pensacola

Longleaf Elementary School, 2600 Longleaf Drive, Pensacola

L.D. McArthur Elementary School, 330 E. Ten Mile Road, Pensacola

Molino Park Elementary School, 899 Highway 97, Molino

Montclair Elementary School, 820 Massachusetts Ave., Pensacola

Myrtle Grove Elementary School, 6115 Lillian Highway, Pensacola

Navy Point Elementary School, 1321 Patton Drive, Pensacola

Northview High School, 4100 West Highway 4, Bratt

Oakcrest Elementary School, 1820 N. Hollywood Blvd., Pensacola

Pensacola High School, 500 W. Maxwell St., Pensacola

Pine Meadow Elementary School, 10001 Omar Ave., Pensacola

Pleasant Grove Elementary School, Owen Bell Lane, Pensacola

Ransom Middle School, 1000 W. Kingsfield Road, Cantonment

Scenic Heights Elementary School, 3801 Cherry Laurel Drive, Pensacola

O.J. Semmes Elementary School, 1250 E. Texar Drive, Pensacola

Sherwood Elementary School, 501 Cherokee Trail, Pensacola

A.K. Suter Elementary School, 501 Pickens Ave., Pensacola

J.M. Tate High School, 1771 Tate Road, Cantonment

Warrington Elementary School, 220 N. Navy Blvd., Pensacola

Warrington Middle School, 459 South Old Corry Field Road, Pensacola

Booker T. Washington High School, 6000 College Parkway, Pensacola

C.A. Weis Elementary School, 2701 North Q St., Pensacola

West Pensacola Elementary School, 801 North 49th Ave., Pensacola

Hernando:

Hernando County Schools Grab-and-Go Meals – Click here for details.

Hillsborough:

Hillsborough County Grab-and-Go Food Locations: Click here for details

              Dover Boys & Girls Club 2820 Gallagher Road, Dover – 10am-11am

              Feeding Tampa Bay 4702 Transport Drive Building 6, Tampa – 11am-12pm

              Vinik Boys & Girls Club 7605 Destin Drive, Tampa – 2pm-3pm

              Trinity Café 2202 E. Busch Blvd, Tampa – 4pm-5pm

              Trinity Café 2801 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa – 4pm-5pm

Feeding Tampa Bay – Feeding Tampa Bay’s website, http://feedingtampabay.org/, features a variety of food pantries and free meal services throughout the area. For scheduling and locations, call 813-254-1190.

Metropolitan Ministries Family Support Center Hillsborough and Pasco Counties – Food and hygiene boxes with essential items will be provided for all families, seniors and those in need and will be available for drive up service on the two Metropolitan Ministry Campuses, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. Financial assistance will move to a digital platform. Click here for details.

Lee:

Lee County Community Cooperative Meal Resources:

Café of Life 26724 Nomad Drive Bonita Springs – To-Go only Meals Monday-Friday 10am-10:30am

Abundant Grace 3324 Cleveland Avenue – Brown Bag Wednesdays and Sundays 11:30-12:30

All Souls Food Pantry 14640 N. Cleveland Avenue, North Fort Myers – Food Pantry Wednesdays 9am-10:30am

Beach Baptist Church 130 Connecticut Street – Choice Market Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm

Cape Vineyard Church 923 SE 47th Terrace Cape Coral – Free meal and groceries Thursday 4:30-6:30, Sunday Breakfast to go

Catholic Charities:

Elizabeth Kay Galeana Center, 4235 Michigan Avenue – Drive-thru pantry Fridays 9am-1pm

Juan Diego Outreach Center, 28360 Beaumont Road, Bonita Springs 34134 – Drive-thru pantry Fridays 9am-11am

Community Cooperative- 3429 Dr. MLK Blvd, Fort Myers, 33916 – Brown Bag M-F 10:30 am

Community Cooperative FM Beach- 100 Chapel Street – Brown Bag meal- M-F 7am-8:30am

Fort Myers Beach Outreach is serving bagged To-Go Lunch only

Meals On Wheels is still being delivered on a normal schedule

Mobile Food Pantries remain on same schedule but will be delivering pre-bagged food in a drive-thru. No one is to get out of car. Locations are varying slightly due to school closures so the locations will be continually updated on our website and Facebook

St. Martin de Porres 4711 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers 33907 – St. Martin is serving dinners in takeout only containers from 3-6 Monday through Friday.   They are distributed outside. The pantry is operating outside with only one individual at a time able to select food handled only by volunteers.  No more than 5 can stand together.  We will try it this Friday and determine if we will move to pre-packaged bags or not.

Social Services is triaging clients at the gate. Food pantry, basic needs (i.e. toiletries & mail) They have pre-packed groceries for market customers. All client meetings will be done via phone. They are not completing any ACCESS applications at this time.

St. Matthew’s House Thrift Stores and Programs are open

Fort Myers Mobile Food Pantry Distribution – 3954 Broadway on Saturday March 28th at 10am until supplies run out

Harry Chapin Food Bank is open for operations. We are continuing to support agencies in our network as best we can with limited donations and volunteers.   As always, we do not serve individuals directly at our facilities.  Senior kit distributions are continuing unchanged. Some distribution sites may close, and timing may shift. Clients should check our website for updates.  Our mobile pantries are operating normally right now, with adjustments to protect participants from infection. Mobile pantries will transition soon to a drive-thru model distributing kits of shelf-stable items supplemented with fresh food as available.

SWFL Free Pain Clinic at this time, is still scheduling appointments for healthy individuals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 5pm. We do not take walk-ins. 239.307.7107 for appointments and eligibility.

Cape Vineyard Community Church will be doing our Thursday night food pantry and dinner church much differently. We will be going drive thru instead of inside and sit down. From 4:306:30pm guests will be able to drive thru our lines in the parking lot behind our church (the club square parking lot) to register and receive free groceries (open to all, once a month) as well as the Harry Chapin Care & Share groceries (open to those who meet the Harry Chapin requirements, once a month). They will also receive a delicious hot meal to-go style for each person in their household (no restrictions, available each week). We invite anyone and everyone in Lee County who needs assistance to come and receive it here, you do not have to go to this church to receive free groceries.

We Care Outreach/White Cross Church – The Word – 247 Pine Island Road – Free meals Thursday and Friday 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am

The Salvation Army- 2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers 33901 – Evening meals are served to-go, Sunday thru Friday at 6:30 pm

Food Pantry hours of operation are

Tuesdays: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Wednesdays: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Thursdays: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Jewish Family and Children Services of Suncoast – Call 941-366-2224 or walk in at Port Charlotte Office 3524 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 106J, Port Charlotte.

Leon:

Leon County Public Schools – Grab-and-Go Lunches: Leon County Schools (LCS) is partnering with Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank and the United Way of the Big Bend to help provide nutritious food for up to 10,000 food insecure Leon County school children during the COVID-19 pandemic school closures.

A New Day Initiative 1317 High Rd – (850) 224-2634, 2nd Saturday at Godby High School & emergencies, 9am-11am (drive-thru)

ALARM CDC 2532 W Tharpe St Tallahassee – (850) 216-1800, 4th Saturday, 9am-11am

Anderson Chapel AME Church 1307 Harlem St, Tallahassee – (850) 590-7991, (850) 408-8100, (850) 322-6386, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays, 9am-Noon; 2nd Friday (if truck delivers) Noon-5pm, clients may receive food once per month

Catholic Charities 1380 Blountstown Hwy, Tallahassee – (850) 222-2180, food pantry provided on a walk-in basis, 2:30pm-3:30pm, Tues and Thurs for now; food consists of a small grocery bag of non-perishable; no meat or produce provided

Destiny Church 5554 Capital Circle NW, Tallahassee – (850) 597-9609, Tuesdays 11am-2pm

Downtown Community Church of Tallahassee 231 Palmer Ave, Tallahassee – (256) 710-0011, Mobile pantry only, call for times

ECHO 548 E Bradford Rd, Tallahassee – (850) 224-3246, Monday- Thursday 9am- 11:30am & 1pm- 4:30pm, Fridays 9am-noon

Elder Care Services 2518 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee – (850) 245-5905, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Fernwood Baptist Church 1324 Fernwood Rd, Tallahassee – (850) 575-6925, every Wednesday, 8:30pm-9:30pm, Must call ahead to sign up; other times by appointment

Good News Outreach 548 E Bradford Rd, Tallahassee – (850) 412-0016, Food Mon-Fri 9-4pm; home delivery once per month to regular clients with disabilities or transportation barriers; see Clothes Closets, Big Bend Counties

 Greater Love COGIC 524 E Orange Ave, Tallahassee – (850) 443-9730, 3rd & 4th Saturdays 10am-Noon

Innovation Baptist Church 2150 Bellevue Way – (414) 477-2771, 4th Saturday 9am-Noon

Lake Jackson United Methodist Church 4423 N Monroe St, Tallahassee – (850) 661-4206, 3rd Saturdays 8:30am-10:30am, or by appointment for emergencies

Life Deliverance Ministries 3377 Jim Lee Rd, Tallahassee – (850) 671-2982, 2nd & 4th Saturdays 9am-11am

Matt 25 Inc 1100 Richmond St, Tallahassee – (850) 510-4973, 1st and 3rd Saturday, 9am-noon

Philadelphia Foundation for Community Change 840 Dunn St, Tallahassee – (850) 212-8220, 2nd Saturday, 9am-11am

Project Annie 625 W 4th Ave Tallahassee – (850) 222-6133, food pantry: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 9:30am-11:30am; soup kitchen (prepared meals): 2nd, 3rd, 4th Saturdays, 10am-Noon

Revival Center 9373 Woodville Hwy (North Side of Bldg.), Woodville –  (850) 766-1271, 3rd Saturday, 11am-1pm, and daily as needed or requested, (also Wakulla County listing)

Saints in Unity/Mt Moriah COGIC 2719 Lake Mary St, Tallahassee – (850) 661-3955, delivers to specific churches, emergency calls accepted, Office hours M-F, 9am-5pm, leave message

Tabernacle MB Church 615 Tuskegee St, Tallahassee – (850) 575-2739, Thursdays, 1:30pm-until gone

Tallahassee Spanish SDA Church 4823 N Monroe St, Tallahassee – (850) 591-2268, every other Wednesday, 5pm-6pm; 1st Friday, 3-5pm

 The Frontline Project Inc 215 W Tharpe St, Tallahassee – (850) 264-3109, 3rd Thursday & emergencies, 11am-1pm

Watson Temple Church of God 665 W. Brevard St, Tallahassee – (850) 545-9439, 3rd Saturdays 10am-12pm

Whispering Pines Soul Saving Ministries 5096 Tennessee Capital Blvd, Ste 2– (850)518-9670, Tuesdays & Wednesday, 1pm-4pm (phone answered only on Tues or Wed)

The 2-1-1 BIG BEND APP provides an immediate connection to more than 1,000 programs in the Big Bend, Florida area.

https://www.211bigbend.org/

https://www.211bigbend.org/emergency

Orange:

Orange County Public Schools – Grab-and-Go Meals: Monday through Friday from 10am-2pm at the list of schools below. LYNX is offering free bus service to all children and their parents going to the school for Grab-and-Go Meals.

Aloma Elementary School

McCoy Elementary School

Apopka Middle School

Meadow Woods Elementary School

Azalea Park Elementary School

Meadow Woods Middle School

Bonneville Elementary School

Memorial Middle School

Carver Middle School

Mollie Ray Elementary School

Castle Creek Elementary Schools

Oak Ridge High School

Catalina Elementary School

OCPS ACE K-8 School

Colonial High School

Orlo Vista Elementary School

Conway Middle School

Pinar Elementary School

Dover Shores Elementary School

Pine Hills Elementary School

Dr. Phillips High School

Pineloch Elementary School

East River High School

Rock Lake Elementary School

Eccleston Elementary School

Rolling Hills Elementary School

Edgewater High School

Rosemont Elementary School

Evans High School

Sally Ride Elementary School

Forsyth Woods Elementary School

Shingle Creek Elementary School

Frangus Elementary School

Tangelo Park Elementary School

Gotha Middle School

Union Park Middle School

Hungerford Elementary School

University High School

Ivey Lane Elementary School

Washington Shores Elementary School

Jones High School

Wedgefield K-8 School

Lake Gem Elementary School

Wekiva High School

Lake Weston Elementary School

Wheatley Elementary School

Lancaster Elementary School

Wolf Lake Elementary School

Maxey Elementary School

Zellwood Elementary School

Nassau:

Barnabas Center, Inc 1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101 Fernandina Beach, FL – Mondays 1pm-3pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays 10am-3pm and Fridays 10am-Noon – Call 904-261-7000 for details.

Fernandina Beach Church of Christ 1005 S. 15th Street Fernandina Beach, FL – Call 904-277-2517 for details.

Sharing Hope and Reaching People 95140 Ventures Ct Fernandina Beach, FL – Call 904-868-8615 for details.

Buford Grove Baptist Church 553274 US Highway 1 Hilliard, FL – Contact Br. Mike Pruitte at 904-509-8899 for eligibility information.

Hilliard First Assembly 550920 Hwy US 1 Hilliard, FL – Call 904-845-2642 for details.

Authentic Impact 95707 Amelia Concourse Fernandina, FL – Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-1pm, Tuesdays 6pm-7pm and Third Saturdays 10am-Noon. Call 904-261-8310 for details.

Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau 6 Koen Lane Yulee, FL – Call 412-977-0583 for details.

Yulee Baptist Church Harts Road Yulee, FL – Call 904-225-5128 for details

Palm Beach:

Palm Beach County School District – “Grab and Go” bags filled with breakfast, lunch, supper, and snacks. Please click here for up-to-date details:

Palm Beach County Food BanksClick here for a comprehensive list of active food pantries/food banks operating in Palm Beach County. 

Pasco:

Pasco County Public Schools – Grab-and-Go Meals: Monday, March 23rd to Friday March 27th at seven locations. The school feeding sites will offer lunch and breakfast for the next day. They will be open from 11am to 1pm.  See the listing of sites below:

              Crews Lake Middle School – 15144 Shady Hills Road, Spring Lake

              Fivay High School – 12115 Chicago Avenue, Hudson

              Gulf Middle School – 6419 Louisiana Avenue, New Port Richey

              New River Elementary School – 4710 River Glen Blvd, Wesley Chapel

              Pasco High School – 36850 State Road 52, Dade City

              Sunray Elementary School – 4815 Sunray Drive, Holiday

              Zephyrhills High School – 6335 12th Street, Zephyrhills

Metropolitan Ministries Family Support Center Hillsborough and Pasco Counties – Food and hygiene boxes with essential items will be provided for all families, seniors and those in need and will be available for drive up service on the two Metropolitan Ministry Campuses, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. Financial assistance will move to a digital platform. Click here for details.

Pinellas:

Pinellas County Schools Grab-and-Go Breakfast and Lunches: Meals are FREE to anyone 18 years and under. Child/Teen must be present to receive meals.

              Distribution Points and Times:

              Dunedin Elementary – 10:45-11:45 – 900 Union Street, Dunedin

              Eisenhower Elementary – 11:00am-Noon – 2800 Drew Street, Clearwater

              Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary – 11am-Noon – 6505 68th Street North, Pinellas Park

              John Hopkins Middle School – 10:30am-11:30am – 701 16th Street South, St. Petersburg

              New Heights Elementary – 10:45am-11:45am – 3901 37th Street North, St. Petersburg

              Ponce De Leon Elementary – 11:15am-12:15pm – 1301 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Clearwater

              Southern Oak Elementary – 11:15am-12:15pm – 901 Walsingham Road, Largo

              Tarpon Springs Elementary – 10:30am-11:30am – 555 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs

The St. Petersburg Free Clinic is open and providing free food and healthcare. Pre-bagged pantry items are available and the clinic is working on reducing wait times and ensuring clients are appropriately spaced out. For information, visit https://stpetersburgfreeclinic.org/ or call (727) 821-1200 or (727) 327-0333.

Burger King – Two free kid’s meals for every adult mead ordered. Only available for online and Burger King app orders. Customers can redeem this offer once per day, every day through April 6th. Order online at https://mobile.bk.com/  or search “Burger King” in the app store, then apply the coupon at checkout.

Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger – Click Here for details

Pia’s Trattoria – Free pasta dish for two between 11am and 4pm for seniors aged 65 and older. Call (727) 327-2190 for more information.

Three Birds Tavern – Free child’s lunch (aged 12 and under) with the purchase of an adult meal. 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (727) 895-2049 for more information.

Maple Street Biscuit CompanyFree cinnamon biscuit or biscuit with jam during store hours to children home from school. Call (727) 290-6211 for more information.

The Littlest TrunkFree baby formula. Limited to two cans per family. Call (727) 289-7069 or message them on Facebook @thelittlesttrunk for pick up details.

The Kind Mouse provides non-perishable food items to students every week through their Mouse Nibbles program. For more information, visit https://thekindmouse.org/  or call (727) 575-7834.

RCS Pinellas distributes food via its food bank every week day. Individuals and families may utilize the service once per month due to supply shortage and will receive three to four days’ worth of food per household member. A photo ID, Social Security card and piece of mail with current address are required. For more information, visit https://rcspinellas.org/help/  or call (727) 443-4031 ext. 506.

Feeding Tampa Bay – Feeding Tampa Bay’s website, http://feedingtampabay.org/, features a variety of food pantries and free meal services throughout the area. For scheduling and locations, call 813-254-1190.

Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center – visit http://tscenter.org/  or call (727) 939-1400 ext. 401.

Free Slices of Pizza to Kids while schools are closed at Three Brothers New York Pizza in Odessa and Palm Harbor

Other Resources:

City of Jacksonville – JaxReady

JaxReady provides access to current threat levels, weather reports, and wildfire updates, as well as up to the minute news feeds for emergency preparedness and evacuation.  

JaxReady on Facebook – JaxReady

City of Orlando Hispanic Office for Local Assistance (HOLA) – HOLA will be offering services virtually and residents can call 407-246-4310 or email hola@cityoforlando.netLa Oficina de HOLA cerrará operaciones al público, incluyendo el acceso a asistencia para solicitar cupones de alimentos, Medicaid y seguro médico hasta nuevo aviso. HOLA estará ofreciendo servicios virtualmente y residentes pueden contactarnos al 407.246.4310 o al correo electrónico hola@cityoforlando.net.

City of Tampa Social Services – Click here for details on services available in Tampa.

City of Tampa Resources for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities – Click here for details.

Conscious Discipline – Understanding Trauma Webinar Series – In support of COVID-19 response, this resource is available at no cost for 90 days. This 3-Part webinar series from Dr. Becky Bailey disrupts the cycle of trauma by bringing new awareness to our current trauma epidemic and building healthy, healing relationships through self-regulation, connection and resilience interventions that have the power to heal individuals, communities and generations of those who suffer.

Tampa Bay’s Local Transportation Service:

Hillsborough: HART continues to operate normal service with an enhanced disinfection regime, and will adjust service as needed based on changing conditions. If service is adjusted, advance notice will be provided to the public. If you are ill, please stay home.

Pinellas: PSTA is temporarily going fare-free on all routes until further notice due to the growing threat of COVID-19. PSTA requests use the back door to get on and off the bus, as an added safety measure.

PASCO: Transit on PCPT is free until further notice. Fare-free ridership assists customers experiencing financial hardship from the COVID19 closures, allowing riders to enter the back of the bus and helps drivers maintain CDC-recommended social distancing.

Manatee: MCAT vehicles underwent comprehensive sanitation procedure March 18th, which will continue twice a week until further notice to combat the potential spread of COVID-19. Vehicles will also be wiped down daily when not undergoing sanitation.

Hernando: Enhanced procedures have been enacted on TheBus, with buses cleaned and sanitized daily. Bus service continues as scheduled, but may be re-assessed as the COVID-19 situation develops.

St. Johns Care ConnectClick Here if you live in St. Johns County and need assistance

Pinellas County Resources:

              211 Tampa Bay Cares Click here to find resources

Health and Social Services: Heart of Florida United Way – Dial #211

              Mortgage/Rent/Utility Assistance – Click Here for details

              Mental Health AssistanceAspire Health Partners (Dial 407-875-3700 Ext. 2) Peer Support Space

DCF Resource Page         

All4HealthFL – Food, Financial Assistance and more resources available in Suncoast and West Central Florida. Click Here for details. Check every Tuesday and Thursday for updates.

Public Assistance & Employment Help:

Florida Public Assistance–  – Is accepting public assistance grant applications to those effected by COVID-19 until April 12, 2020. Click Here for more details

United Way Community Economic Relief   1-866-211-9966 – Help with bills, rent and food Provide zip code and a list of local agencies will be provided.

Reemployment Assistance BenefitsClick Here for more details – Click on the Reemployment Assistance Service Center to learn more about applying for unemployment assistance.

Information about filing for unemployment and reemployment resourcesClick Here for more details.

Kids Hope Alliance – Resources for families in need – Click here for more details.

Bay Area Legal Services – Call 800-625-2257 or click here to apply.

Florida Veterans Legal Helpline – 866-486-6161

Florida Senior Legal Helpline – 888-895-7873

Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida – Duval County – 4615 Philips Hwy, Jacksonville – Monday-Friday 10am-12pm

Steps 2 Success Program – Employment, Financial and/or Benefits Assistance Including SNAP – Call 904-730-8258

University Area CDC, Inc Hillsborough County – Financial aid opportunities and other resources. Click here for details.

Health Planning Council Navigators – Health Insurance Assistance. Call 877-813-9115 or click here for details.

Capital Area Community Action Agency (Calhoun, Gadsden, Gulf, Franklin, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla counties) – offers a number of financial assistance programs call 850-222-2043

The Big Bend Homeless Coalition (Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Wakulla counties) – Provides from shelter to subsidies for paying rent. Call 850-576-5566 for more details.

City of Tallahassee Utilities – One-time cash grants and financial assistance payments for eligible customers. Call 850-222-2043 or 850-891-4968

Suwannee River Economic Council of Madison County – provides utility payment assistance. Call 850-973-6709 for more details.

The Direct Emergency Assistance Program (DEAP) – is designed to meet the emergency needs of residents of Leon County by providing financial assistance with rent/mortgage and utilities. Call 850-606-1900 for details.

Tallahassee Salvation Army – provides clothing, free groceries, meals and other essential household items. Call 850-222-0304 for details.

For help regarding scholarship applications, please call the Contact Center at 877-735-7837.

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