View Scheduled Mobile Food Pantries
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and its Partner Agencies are providing food to neighborhoods by the truckload.
Featuring an average of 13,000 15,000 pounds of supplemental food, the Mobile Food Pantry allows agencies the ability to target areas of great need- even though they may not be physically located in that area.
Only current partner agencies may host a mobile pantry distribution. For information on becoming a partner agency, please contact Agency Relations at 239-4441.
The Mobile Pantry averages 10-12 deliveries a week throughout the Food Banks 22 county service area.
How to Organize a Mobile Food Pantry
- Find a location for distribution. This may be the parking lot of your agency, a school, or other easily accessible location within the community.
- Make sure you have permission first!
- Schedule a day and time for delivery with the Food Bank.
- Announce the time of distribution to your clients and others in the neighborhood who are in need.
- On the day of distribution, have volunteers on-site to help distribute food and record who received it.
- After the food is distributed, dispose of all trash and return pallets and unused boxes to trailer bays.
Contact Agency Relations Department with questions about hosting a pantry, 239-4441
Feeding The Gulf Coast
As a member of Feeding America, Feeding the Gulf Coasts eight-county service area in South Mississippi includes a variety of individuals, many in high-risk categories for poverty and health disparities. The organization works to provide communities with nourishing foods in 86 food pantries to build stronger, healthier families.
The food bank is experiencing an influx of heightened need from those impacted by COVID-19. School closures and local job layoffs have led to an unprecedented increase in need among those who typically may not experience food insecurity. Individuals who struggled prior to the crisis are now in an even more critical situation, compounded by the economic stress COVID-19 has created in our communities. This generous grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation provides a profoundly impactful opportunity for Feeding the Gulf Coast to gain access to additional resources that will provide nutritious hunger-relief to so many in need. Feeding the Gulf Coast is incredibly grateful for this partnership and support to address this growing health crisis along Mississippis Gulf Coast.” Dan Emery, President and CEO, Feeding the Gulf Coast
Mobile Food Pantry Schedule
This schedule is provided as a courtesy. It is not guaranteed to be error free, and may be updated or changed at any time, so use it at your own risk. If you spot an error in one of the listings, please . All Mobile Pantries are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time.
You can also find this information and many other food resources in map form on our Resource Map. If you have questions about a specific Mobile Pantry, please contact the host agency.
Many Mobile Food Pantry sites will allow you to pick up food as a proxy for another household that cannot physically attend. You will need to be prepared to provide the name, address and household size of any other family you are picking up for. Most Mobile Pantry sites have a limit on how many households you can pick up for and should tell you that limit if you ask.
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Mlgw To Host Mobile Food Pantry In Partnership With Mid
Memphis Light, Gas, and Water is hosting a Mobile Food Pantry on April 21.
The distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Breath of Life Christian Church at 3795 Frayser Raleigh Rd.
The food is donated in partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank to help up to 500 households.
Below are the requirements:
- All household representatives must show a valid ID that includes their address or a document, such as a utility bill, with their address
- No more than two households per vehicle are allowed
- Recipients will be asked to complete a form.
Recipients are asked to stay in their vehicles while volunteers load in the food, according to a release.
Southland Casino Racing Organiza Distribucin Mvil De Despensas Alimenticias
WEST MEMPHIS, AR Southland Casino Racing hosted a mobile food pantry distribution for Crittenden County residents. Each family received 40 pounds or more of food during the distribution at the casinos south parking lot.
A Mobile Pantry Distribution is a method of direct client distribution in partnership with an organization that acts as a host site. The Mobile Pantry utilizes refrigerated vehicles to provide nutritious food in a drive-through setup. The distribution is open to those who can show an ID or other proof of residency in the county designated for distribution.
In addition, the funds will establish and provide food for two Healthy School Pantries that play a crucial role in providing children and their families with access to food for preparation at home when other resources such as school meals are not available.
The Mid-South Food Bank is thankful for this partnership with Southland Casino Racing, said Cathy Pope, Mid-South Food Bank president & CEO. This collaboration will help us increase food distribution for rural areas in Crittenden County and help establish more partner agencies in the area. Additionally, this opportunity will help educate and connect families to other vital programs that support food and economic security. According to our research from Feeding America, the 2021 Projected Overall Food Insecurity Rate for Crittenden County is 18.8%, and the 2021 Projected Child Food Insecurity Rate for Crittenden County is 31%.
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Here Are Todays Mobile Food Pantry Locations Through The Mid
Families can pick up free food through the Mid-South Food Bank.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Mid-South Food Bank will be distributing food through mobile food pantries today at the following locations:
Memphis, Idlewild Presbyterian, 1750 Union 38104, 9 a.m.
Memphis, Eastside Comm Church, 1503 Colonial Rd 38117, 10 a.m.
Tomorrows locations are:
Memphis, New Direction, 6120 Winchester 38115, 11 a.m.
Memphis, MAM-Grizzlies Ctr, 2107 Ball Rd. 38114, 10 a.m.
Memphis, Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road 38128, 10 a.m.
Tate Cty, MS- Solid Rock, 16938 Hwy 4 East in Senatobia 38668, 10 a.m.
Lafayette Cty, MS- Providence UMC, 126 County Rd. in Abbeville 38601, 10 a.m.
Lafayette Cty, MS- 70 F. D. Buddy E. in Oxford, 10 a.m.
Dyer Cty, TN- Macedonia COGIC, 806 Bruce in Dyersburg 38024, 10 a.m.
Help On Wheels: Mobile Food Pantry Provides Produce To Families In Need
Rosie White wouldnt let a cold, rainy Memphis day stand between her and an opportunity to help feed her family. While waiting in line, Rosie, whos raising her grandchildren on a small income, knew her yellow umbrella wasnt her only refuge.
The Mid-South Food Banks new Nutrition on Wheels mobile pantry arrived in her community, offering bags of fresh produce, as part of a new expansion to serve some of the 370,000 people experiencing food insecurity across the Memphis region.
With the help from a UnitedHealthcare $500,000 Empowering Health grant, the food bank was able to purchase two new mobile food pantry trucks to extend their reach in an area that has some of the highest food insecurity rates in the country.
Some people dont have access, they are food deserts. We are going to make sure we are filling that gap for them, said Cathy Pope, president and CEO of Mid-South Food Bank. If you can have a healthy diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, that is going to help you with a lot of illnesses down the road. We hope to move the needle on the health of our community.
The Nutrition on Wheels mobile pantries will serve patients and clients at 30 clinics and senior centers with nutritious food boxes, giving a needed boost to people like Rosie.
I wouldnt be standing in the rain if I didnt need it. Im doing better. Im doing much better, Rosie said, as she headed home with bags of fresh oranges and arms full of food.
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Mobile Food Pantries Available Throughout The Mid
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MID-SOUTH If you need food this holiday season, the Mid-South Food Bank can help.
The organization is hosting a mobile pantry distribution at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave., on Dec. 21 beginning at 9 a.m.
The food giveaway is for Shelby County residents only, officials said.
Heres a list of other mobile food pantry locations for Tuesday:
Lauderdale Co. – FUMC Lauderdale, 145 S. Main Ripley, TN 38063 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fayette Co. – Lagoshenm 490 Lagoshen, Moscow, TN 38057 – 9 a.m.
Memphis – Believing Church, 4798 Summer Ave. 38122 – 7 p.m.
Memphis – The Healing Center, 3885 Tchulahoma 38118 – 9 a.m.
Southland Casino Racing Hosts Mobile Food Pantry
Southland Casino Racing hosted Mid-South Food Banks mobile food pantry distribution on March 1st.
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