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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Jackson MS

Grace House Food Pantry
Jackson, MS 39202
Details: Grace House Food Pantry provides food to those individuals living with HIV/AIDS that are in need of emergency assistance. All requests are taken via referrals.
Jackson Revival Center Food Outreach
Jackson, MS 39209
Details: Jackson Revival Center Church, Inc. is a participant in the Mississippi Food Network, whose purpose is to help non-profit agencies provide and/or meet the emergency feeding needs of families throughout the state of Mississippi. The target families are those that are homeless, impoverished or affected by unforeseen circumstances beyond their control. The Pastor, having a heart of compassion for God's created being, has taken the feeding program further. We now have the Jackson Revival Center Food Outreach located at 1616 Robinson Street. In addition to ministering to physical needs with a box of groceries, there are people on hand to pray for and minister to their spiritual needs as well as those that are in need of counsel. To be a recipient of what the program offers, there must be a legitimate need. An appointment must be made by calling the JRC Food Outreach at 948-3618 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on Mondays.
Mississippi Food Network
Jackson, MS 39201
Details: Our vision is to eliminate poverty-related hunger in our service area. Our mission is to relieve poverty-related hunger in our service area by distributing donated and purchased food and grocery products through a network of member churches and nonprofit organizations. We provide nutrition education to our needy clients. We also emphasize advocacy and related needs.
Southside Baptist Church Food Pantry
Jackson, MS 39204
Details: Southside feeds 1000's of people each year through our food pantry, and with each person fed, comes an opportunity to spread the Gospel of Jesus. It is through church giving and outside donations that we are able to provide this life changing ministry.
Stewpot Community Services - Food Pantry and Community Kitchen
Jackson, MS 39203
Details: The Food Pantry is a mini-grocery store that provides a four-day supply of food to carefully screened applicants. Volunteers from local congregations staff the pantry from 9am to 11am, Monday through Friday. The pantry is stocked through generous donations from individual and business as well as through our partnership with the Mississippi Food Network. Over a hundred thousand cans of food are donated each year. Occasionally items such as sugar, canned fruit, cereal, and peanut butter, which are in constant demand, must occasionally be purchased by Stewpot. Approximately 1,000 individuals benefit from Stewpot’s Food Pantry each month. During the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, special baskets with turkeys, hams, and other holiday food items are prepared for over 600 families. Community Kitchen: The very heart of Stewpot is the noon meal search by staff and volunteers 365 days a year. This meal serves as the center of each day as well as the heart of the Stewpot philosophy. Rich and poor, black and white, all of God’s children come together over a nourishing meal. More than 120 people a day are physically and spiritually fed in the Community Kitchen and 50 plus meals are delivered to shut-ins in the area. Anyone is welcome to eat the Stewpot noon meal – no questions asked. More than 7,000 volunteers serve in the Community Kitchen each year