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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Montgomery AL

First Baptist Church Montgomery - Caring Center
Montgomery, AL 36104
Details: The Caring Center strives to provide services to individuals in need of spiritual, physical and/ or emotional support in the name of Jesus. Each week the Caring Center provides food, clothing, household items, furniture and financial assistance to those in need. A volunteer staff of more than 50 individuals helps to carry out the Center's mission. We come in contact with a variety of situations – financial stress, homeless, substance abuse, victims of domestic violence, burn-out victims, elderly, and transient. In 2012, the Caring Center registered 9,736 adults, distributed 76 tons of food to 3,359 families, provided $58,381.20 in direct financial assistance and provided Christmas for 159 children. The Barnabas ministry also assisted 36 individuals with obtaining employment.
Forest Park Ministry Center
Montgomery, AL 36106
Details: The ministry centers provide assistance with food, clothing, and utilities. To receive assistance, one must have a picture I.D., and a copy of a rent receipt or utility bill for their current address. Needs that cannot be met through our centers will be referred to other agencies that can help them.
Frazer UMC Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
Montgomery, AL 36117
Details: Food Pantry and Clothes Closet: provide healthy groceries and clothes for your family if you are in need. Meals on Wheels: Frazer partners with the Montgomery Council on Aging’s program.
Freewill Missionary Baptist Church Food Bank Ministry
Montgomery, AL 36108
Details: Located in the original Freewill church building, the Food Bank Ministry is in operation each 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Each recipient should have proof of eligibility, such food stamps, AFDC, Social Security income or special circumstances (i.e. flood, fire) Times: 11 a.m. to 12 noon.
Holy Comforter Food Pantry
Montgomery, AL 36111
Details: Holy Comforter began our ministry feeding the needy in 2004 in a small closet serving only 1 to 10 people per month. In 2005 we had outgrown the closet and moved to the old secretary's office. New shelves were installed, a grant for our refrigerator/freezer were obtained and we were in business again. The pantry grew so rapidly that we could no longer depend on donations. We had to go to the Montgomery Area Food Bank to better serve our people. The money donated goes a long way in keeping food on the shelves. We are currently serving about 75 to 100 families per week.
Love Center Full Gospel Baptist Church Food Ministry (Love Pantry)
Montgomery, AL 36111
Details: Love Center Full Gospel Baptist Church is a love-centered innovative five-star ministry, designed to meet man's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs with the intent of leading people to Christ. Love Center Full Gospel Baptist Church seeks to minister to the total person; we are a multi-ethnic, multicultural ministry impacting the world in which we live with the uncomprimising message of Jesus Christ. Committed to the Spirit of Excellence, we are striving to become an oasis of hope within the tri-county area by promoting and providing education, awareness, as well as financial independence.
Montgomery Area Food Bank, Inc.
Montgomery, AL 36108-2107
Details: Since 1986, the Montgomery Area Food Bank (MAFB) has fought hunger and poverty by distributing food and other necessities to over 800 Partner Agencies in 35 of Alabama's 67 counties. We currently reach out to more than 330,000 individuals every year, providing more than 20 million pounds. Those we reach include children, seniors, the unemployed, low-pay working families, the homeless and disadvantaged, and disaster victims, among others. Through this food network, our Partner Agencies provide free food to individuals and families in need by distributing groceries, hosting on-site feeding programs or Meals on Wheels programs. Our distribution system takes food that otherwise would have gone to waste and provides it to people who struggle to make ends meet, often times choosing between food and other basic necessities such as medications and utilities.
Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church - Food Bank Ministry
Montgomery, AL 36104
Details: It began in 1989 when Mrs. McEllen Colvin, the late Dave O. Watson, Sr., the late Earl Springs, the late Alfred C. Henry, the late H.G. Stoutermire and Pastor Claude A. Shuford went to the Montgomery Area Food Bank to apply for admission for the services provided by the Food Bank. Mount Zion’s Lay Council and Pastor Shuford were accepted to purchase one-hundred pounds weekly and to distribute to the poor and the needy. Today, five-hundred pounds is distributed every Wednesday to more than thirty families. This ministry is operated by the steward board of Mount Zion and chaired by Mr. Harold M. Stoutermire, a son of the founding member, Mr. H. G. Stoutermire.
St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church Food Pantry
Montgomery, AL 36109
Details: From the ongoing donations of food items by parishioners and from purchases from the Montgomery Area Food Bank, the church is able to help those less fortunate with supplemental food assistance. This project is essentially an emergency food program for needy families.
St. John's AME Church Food Pantry & Clothes Closet
Montgomery, AL 36117
Details: St. John’s Food Pantry & Clothes Closet’s mission is to serve those individuals in the Montgomery community who are underprivileged or otherwise in need of food and/or clothing. The Food Pantry & Clothes Closet are open twice monthly as well as on an “as needed” basis. The Food Pantry obtains food items purchased by the church from the Montgomery Area Food Bank and donated by church members. Clothing items are donated to the Clothes Closet by St. John’s members.
The City of St. Jude - St. Jude Social Services
Montgomery, AL 36108
Details: St. Jude Social Services provides food and clothing to thousands of underprivileged people.
The Dream Center Montgomery Food Pantry
Montgomery, AL 36106
Details: We offer a food pantry for anyone in need of supplemental food. We have a variety of perishable and non-perishable staple pantry items. Inventory varies from day to day; sometimes we have diapers and baby food. The food pantry is currently open every Wednesday afternoon from 3pm -6pm and an appointment is not required. Identification is required at the first visit. Our volunteers are available to help with the completion of a simple form. Appointments for food may be made at the discretion of The Dream Center Staff on a case by case basis.
The Salvation Army - Montgomery
Montgomery, AL 36104
Details: The Salvation Army provides non perishable food, clothing, and can pay one month utility costs depending on the need and availability of funds. Also provides disaster assistance for fire, tornado, and hurricane. Angel tree/Christmas programs help families with food and toys for the holidays. Referrals to other agencies are provided as needed. Community Mass Feeding: Provides hot meals for lunch. Special Holiday Cheer meals provided to the community on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Hours: 11am - 12 noon, Monday- Saturday, 365 days a year. No ID is required for this service lunch is served free to the general public.