California Food Banks >> Bakersfield Food Assistance

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Bakersfield CA

Golden Empire Gleaners
Bakersfield, CA 93301
661.324.2767
Details: The Golden Empire Gleaners is a private, food bank that is run by only two full-time employees and hundreds of volunteers. We are a 501(c)(3)non profit organization that is debt-free and receives no government assistance. The work of the Gleaners is supported by generous local businesses, organizations and individuals who share our goal of eliminating hunger in our community. Our mission is to help alleviate hunger and provide food for needy persons of all ages in Kern County. We accomplish this by collecting and distributing food and agricultural products that might otherwise go to waste. Through the help of our referring agencies, we are able to distribute food to needy children, senior citizens, families in crisis, and people who are ill, disabled, homeless or unemployed, and others determined by the Board of Directors to be eligible.
Kern County Food Bank
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661.398.4520
Details: Our mission is to help alleviate hunger in Kern County through the distribution of emergency food provided by public, private and government donations, to households who are in need of emergency food assistance.
The Hope Center
Bakersfield, CA 93308
661.399.2119
Details: The Hope Center is a faith-based, non-profit, charitable organization (501c3). We desire to assist low-income individuals and families who live in this community to help them move toward wholeness – physically, emotionally and spiritually. We distribute food, clothing and household goods daily. We pray for God’s blessings on everyone who is seeking assistance and encouragement, as well as a church home where they can learn to walk with God.