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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Gainesville FL

Catholic Charities Gainesville - Food Pantry
Gainesville, FL 32609
Details: Hunger can happen to anyone regardless of age, race, gender or ethnicity. Some local families are often forced to choose between food and other basic necessities such as medical care, rent or utilities. Catholic Charities provides assistance to individuals and families that are in immediate distress. Our food pantry currently provides around 850 pounds of food a week, and serves over 1000 people a month. We are a once-a-month supplemental food source for families struggling to make ends meet. We provide food packages nutritionally balanced to meet the needs of each family or individual. We have a specialized food list for individuals facing the challenge of Diabetes. These bags are pre-made and are added to the food given to the rest of the family. We have specific bags for our homeless clients that take into consideration a person’s ability to cook and offer smaller serving sizes so food will not go to waste. We offer special programs for back to school, Thanksgiving and Christmas. We also provide limited financial assistance for rent, mortgages, utilities, and prescriptions. Food Pantry: Mon - Thur 9:30am-3:30pm
Changing Hearts Food Mission
Gainesville, FL 32601
Details: Our goal is to make sure no one goes hungry. We provide food for those in need, because no one should worry about where their next meal comes from.
Gainesville Harvest, Inc.
Gainesville, FL 32608
Details: Gainesville Harvest, Inc. is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to eliminating hunger and reducing food waste by delivering leftover and donated food to hungry individuals throughout Alachua County.
The Salvation Army of Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32601
Details: The Salvation Army of Gainesville empowers at-risk youth through education, character building, and counseling, and ensure female inmates have the mental and practical skills to successfully reintegrate into society. The Salvation Army of Gainesville provides emergency disaster servicers, as well as benevolent food assistance, utility assistance, and clothing and furniture vouchers to low income families and the homeless community. Food Pantry - Bags of food available once a month for those in need. Our food pantry is open Mon-Thurs, 9-12pm and 1-3:30pm. We participate in the USDA commodity Program.