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Alabama free food banks.

Find where Alabama low income families and people with no money will get help from food banks and free pantries near them. These distribution centers and charity organizations will provide free food, groceries, and other forms on non-financial support to people who are facing a hardship and who need short term assistance. Referrals are also given to long term benefit programs, such as SNAP. Find a list of free food banks in AL by county and city below. There is also a referral phone number at the bottom of the page for more information.

A listing of the largest agencies, their phone numbers, and addresses are listed below. Many of the food banks on this page can also refer people to other assistance programs that are located directly in their town or county, including free pet food pantries. Or learn about locations that are open today or have free drive thru food banks in AL. Do not hesitate to call to ask for help.

They may also have information on state of Alabama and federal government programs such as the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Or get a bag of groceries, canned meat, free cat or dog food, boxes groceries for low-income families or the unemployed, and more. Or clients can learn about supplies/food for newborns, and find more Alabama programs for babies.

These food banks in Alabama are not the only options available. Other low income programs are administered in most parts of Alabama. Ask a volunteer or case manager from a center below in order to get information on other government programs, non-profit agencies, and charities in your part of Alabama.

Free food pantries in Alabama by county

While every town and city has organizations to help the needy, unemployed, and people who are struggling feed their families, the main counties are listed below. Get information on additional food banks and pantries that operate in your town or that are near you, with a longer list at the bottom.

United Way Community Food Bank
107 Walter Davis Drive
Birmingham - Alabama, 35209
Phone - 205-942-8911
This organizations partners with churches, pantries, and charities across Alabama.




MC Food Bank
3102 Highway 131
Clayton - AL, 36016
Phone number - (334) 775-0031

North Jefferson Baptist Association
775 Glenn Chapel Rd
Gardendale - AL, 35071
(205) 608-3112

Isaiah House Food Ministry
1225 Ward Ave
Talladega - Alabama, 35160
Telephone (256) 315-2500
Call for hours of food distribution. Hot meals, fruits, vegetables, and other resources are available for the working poor and low income in Alabama.

Monroe Company Food Bank
139 Outlet Dr.
Monroeville - Alabama, 36460
Call for free food - (251) 575-5549

West Alabama Food Bank
Pantry address is 1605 23rd Avenue
Tuscaloosa - AL, 35401
Call 205-759-5519
This non-profit offers boxes of food, government commodities, and support to charities and churches. Those other locations process applications for help. However referrals can be provided.

Food Bank of East Alabama
375 Industry Drive
Auburn - AL, 36832
(334) 821-9006
Similar to the food bank above, this center supports the eastern counties and towns in Alabama.

Community Market Of East Alabama
Address - 3810 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika - Alabama, 36801
Main number - (334) 749-8844
Provides free meals, emergency food boxes, perishable items, and other aid to people in the eastern part of the state.





Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank - Food Bank Wiregrass Area United Way
382 Twitchell Rd.
Dothan - Alabama, 36303
(334) 794-9775

FoodUSA - The Food Stamp Information Center (Food USA)
1844 Montclair Lane
Birmingham - AL, 35216
Toll free number - 1-800-FOODUSA
The organization will provide low income and working poor families information on government assistance such as SNAP food stamps and WIC. Seniors can also learn about federal and state of Alabama programs to help them meet their nutritional needs.

Food Bank of North Alabama
2000-B Vernon Ave.
Huntsville - Alabama, 35805
(256) 539-2256
Partners with local soup kitchens and pantries. Hundreds of families receive canned goods, rice, baby formula, and other food items from this center and its partner organizations.

Fish & Loave
Address:  510 Lee St.
Rogersville - Alabama, 35652
(256) 247-0091
Social services and a food pantry are operated by this non-profit agency. May also have holiday meals or gifts, including for Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Selma Area Food Bank
Location is 497 Oak St.
Selma - AL, 36701
(334) 872-4111

Bay Area Food Bank - Theodore
5248 Mobile South St.
Theodore - AL, 36582
Telephone - (251) 653-1617

Christian Outreach Alliance Food Pantry
Address: 700 J. L. Chestnut Blvd.
Selma - Alabama, 36701
Receive free food or aid up to twice per month.

Provision Ministry
Location is 9222 Hwy 84
Russellville, AL 35653
Phone number - (256)331-0667
Hot meals, lunches, and boxes of food can be passed out in a crisis. Other basic needs such as clothing can be provided to the very low income and homeless.

Bay Area Food Bank
Location - 5248 Mobile South Street
Theodore, AL 36582

Feeding the Valley Food Bank
Address 5928 Coca-Cola Blvd.
Columbus, GA 31909-5531
Main phone number 706.561.4755

North Jefferson Baptist Association
Food pantry address - 775 Glenn Chapel Rd
Gardendale, Alabama, 35071
(205) 608-3112
The homeless, seniors, and very low income can stop by for a hot meal. Food boxes are also distributed.





Interfaith Food Closet
Main address: 1810 30th St Ste B
Valley, AL 36854
Phone - (334) 768-3663
Some of what may be provided includes fruits, rice, fresh breads, and canned goods. A major free food pantry in the region.

Food Bank of North Alabama
2000 B. Vernon Ave.
P.O. Box 18607
Huntsville , Alabama, 35805

Montgomery Area Food Bank, Inc.
521 Trade Center Street
Montgomery, AL 36108-2107
Main number: 334.263.3784
One of the leading pantries in Alabama. The center partners with churches, non-profits, and other organizations in order to serve the needy. Free food, vegetable, and government commodities are offered.

Cedar Grove Food Bank
Box 401
Cedar Grove, Alabama - WV border 25039

East Alabama Food Bank
Main address 375 Industry Dr.
Alabama, AL 36832
Dial - (334) 821-9006
Call for information on surplus government commodities. Applications can also be forwarded to local charities and churches that they partner with.

Bay Area Food Bank
The office is at 5248 Mobile South St.
Theodore, Alabama 36582
Primary phone number - (251)653-1617
The exact type of food distributed depends on what has been donated. The goods provided by the non-profit to qualified Alabama families may change throughout the year.





Information on other Alabama free pantries and food banks

In addition to the free Alabama pantries, food banks, and distribution centers located above, dial (205) 942-8911 to find additional locations that may be in your neighborhood. Hundreds of other non-profits exist around the state that will be near where you live.


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