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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Lakeland FL

Catholic Charities of Central Florida - Lakeland Office & Food Pantry
Lakeland, FL 33801
Details: The mission of Catholic Charities of Central Florida is to provide vital social services to people in need, regardless of their religious, social or economic background, to improve lives of individuals, families and the community. Food Assistance is available through Catholic Charities of Central Florida’s regional Food Pantries.
Catholic Charities/Agape Food Bank
Lakeland, FL 33815
Details: Agape Food Bank is one of several programs that Catholic Charities of Central Florida operates in its Western Region (Polk, Hardee, and Highland counties). Agape takes a multi-faceted approach to serving the community. We collect more than 6 million pounds of donated food, distributing it to an estimated 100,000 needy families and individuals in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties. We do so mainly through our members, a network of more than 250 soup kitchens, churches, senior centers and other not-for-profits. We also rely on powerful national and regional partners:
First Baptist Church at the Mall - Compassion House Food and Clothing Ministry
Lakeland, FL 33801
Details: Compassion House has served over 260,000 people since it first opened in October, 2000. This represents over 115,000 households in our community. Food is given to 75 or more families three days a week. Those in need are allowed food once each month. There have been over 5,400 people who have been helped spiritually through receiving Jesus Christ as their Savior through Compassion House. Each month Compassion House holds a Discipleship Luncheon which helps individuals see the importance of spiritual growth through baptism, daily Bible study, prayer, and church membership. Compassion House is a safe place, a caring place, and a place where you can find hope for your life. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 8:30am to 11am. Please note that people are served on a first come basis. Please arrive prior to 8:30am to register.
Saint David's Episcopal Church Food Pantry
Lakeland, FL 33803
Details: The Food Pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00am-2:00pm. Everyone is welcome. No proof of income is required. Families shop freely for what they need. No one leaves hungry. No one is turned away.