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Food banks, soup kitchens and free pantries in Chatham County.

Savannah Georgia and Chatham County food pantries offer assistance to the low income and struggling families in the community. People that need some help providing a meal for them or their family can stop by a food bank near them today for free groceries, perishable items, personal toiletries and possibly other items. Some of the pantries, which are based at charities, may have clothing or personal toiletry products too. Also find a phone number for information on other free food programs in Chatham County at the bottom of the page.

Thousands of local families receive services from the pantries every year. They provide both emergency short and long term support. With many people needing to decide between paying their bills or rent, the Savannah area food pantries are a great resource to use to make it through a difficult period. Whether you need groceries, a free meal, perishable items, Meals on Wheels for the homebound or advice, the centers may have what you need. The area covered by these facilities also includes all of Chatham County Georgia. Learn more on how to get Meals on Wheels.

Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah - Chatham County, Inc.
Address is 618 W. Anderson St.
Savannah, Georgia 31415
Telephone number - (912) 238-2960
This is the local community action agency. The focus is to help people become self-sufficient, but they also provide some short term assistance, such as free food, groceries, or meals. A great place for information and referrals to other local charities or government programs such as food stamps too. The non-profit can also direct families in poverty to SNAP food stamps or other state benefits.

First African Baptist Church
Food bank at church is located here - 23 Montgomery St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Telephone number - (912) 233-6597

First Bryan Baptist Church
575 W. Bryan St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Call - (912) 232-5526
A pantry on site may have pasta, soup, dairy, and other groceries. Families should bring their own box to use at the charity.




Abundant Life Ministries
Primary address - 5604 La Roche Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406. Main number is (912) 963-8973
There is a free emergency food pantry. Based on donations, get items such as Canned vegetables, meat, flour, dairy, cereal and more.

Second African Baptist Church
Address: 123 Houston Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Dial (912) 233-6163

New Generation Church
A food pantry and soup kitchen is at 1624 East 38th Street, Savannah, GA 31404. Telephone number is (912) 236-7493

Salvation Army - Chatham County Service Unit
3100 Montgomery St. 3000 Bee Rd., Savannah, GA 31405. Main Client Number - (912) 651-7420
Call for food, free groceries, shelter, and Christmas meals and gifts. Some emergency funds for electric bills or medical needs may be offered too. The case workers also assist with SNAP food stamp applications, can deliver frozen meals to the elderly or disabled in Chatham County and also offer free Thanksgiving turkey dinners. More on Salvation Army assistance programs Chatham County.

Kingdom Of Life Christian Fellowship
A free food pantry is at 425 West Montgomery Cross Road, Savannah, Georgia 31406. For hours, dial (912) 659-2223.
Items for the low income, homeless, unemployed and struggling in Savannah include Canned Meats - Tuna, Ham, Chicken, rice, means, personal toiletries like soap, laundry detergent or toothpaste and more. There are also free Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas food boxes.

Fellowship Of Love
Main address - 1402 Harmon Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Dial (912) 610-1429

Compassion Christian Downtown
A free food pantry and soup kitchen are at 611 West Jones Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401. Dial (912) 629-4768.
A client choice food pantry for Chatham County. Free groceries, bag lunches, meals and more. Students can get snacks or food during the summer or breaks as well.





Gospel Of Light
Location is 1402 W Gwinett Street, Savannah, Georgia 31415. Dial (912) 233-7129
There is a food pantry open limited hours. There may be dry and canned goods, fruits, paper products like toilet paper, vegetables, and personal toiletries.

City Church
Address is 1624 East 38th Street, Savannah, GA 31404. Dial (912) 270-5877.
A free food pantry and clothing closet are on site. Get meat (frozen or canned), dairy, sandwiches and more. There are also blankets, clothes, and holiday meals too.

Shepard's Hands Ministry
1105 Stiles Avenue, Savannah, GA 31415. Dial (912) 233-8213

Savannah Feed the Hungry
Location is 4011 Augusta Road, Garden City, GA 31408. Telephone - (912) 349-0774
Free food, clothing, hygiene items, and more are available from the Chatham County ministry. They support the working poor and homeless. USDA programs such as WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) or SNAP may also be offered.

Come As You Are Deliverance
Location is 4429 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31404. For hours, dial (912) 239-5369

Wf Neighbors Feeding Neighbors
The emergency food pantry is at 7375 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406. Call (912) 665-3264
They give away canned, shelf stable groceries. Also get ingredients to prepare a meal, free infant formula, or the elderly and homebound can apply for Meals on Wheels.

Compassion Christian Church (Formerly Savannah Christian)
Address: 55 Al Henderson Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31419. Dial (912) 925-9657
The faith based charity helps feed the poor, give referrals, and free emergency boxes of USDA approved cheese, commodities like cheese and more.

Connor's Temple Baptist Church
509 West Gwinnett Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Dial (912) 232-8291

The Bridge Church
630 Ft. Argyle Road, Savannah, GA 31419. Telephone - (912) 925-9300

Bloomingdale Fellowship
Physical address - 1501 US Hwy 80, Bloomingdale, GA 31302. Main number - (912) 507-3408





Life Bridge Inner City Ministry
Address is 5619 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406. Phone - (912) 236-9090
The free emergency pantry for low income, disabled, and working poor as well as elderly is at the charity. Get items like cereal, bread, pasta, rice, and/or potatoes. Or financial aid, access to a homeless shelter in Chatham County and other aid.

House Of Bread New Beginnings
909 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah, Georgia 31419, call (912) 988-1932

Jonesville Baptist Church
5201 Montgomery Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405. Dial (912)272-0332

Build A Bridge Foundation
A food bank and social service center is at 5212 Silk Hope Road, Savannah, GA 31408. Dial (912) 695-5358
The pantry has limited hours. There are also seasonal and holiday food baskets, including at Christmas or Thanksgiving.

Chevis Oaks Baptist Church
102 Sylvania Road, Savannah, Georgia 31419. Phone number is (912) 925-3852

Masjid Jihad
117 E. 34th St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Dial (912) 236-7387 for hours and information.

Mustard Seed Faith Church
Location - 1950 Chatham Pkwy.
Savannah, Georgia 31405
Call the church at (912) 355-3787
Free or low cost meals, groceries, clothing, and other aid is offered, including shelter and spiritual guidance, if needed.

My Brothaz H.O.M.E., Inc.
Location is 2111 Price St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Call - (912) 231-8727

Blessed Assurance Ministries
1902 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
Call the pantry at (912) 232-1562 for hours.
Holiday food boxes are given. They also feed students during summer breaks, may have gift cards, or serve hot meals to the homeless.

Conner's Temple Baptist Church
Address: 509 W. Gwinnett Street
Savannah, Georgia 31402
Telephone: (912) 232-8291







Old Savannah City Mission
2414 Bull St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Main phone number - (912) 232-1979

Savannah Baptist Center, Inc.
Center address - 704 Wheaton St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone number - (912) 232-1033
The charity operates a food pantry. The hours of the center are 9am – noon on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of each week. Some special Thanksgiving or Christmas meals or food items may be occasionally offered during the season. The charity organization operates a clothing closet.

Second Arnold Baptist Church
Location - 1427 East 37 St.
Savannah, GA 31404
Call (912) 234-5500

Silk Hope Baptist Church
4929 Pineland Dr.
Savannah, Georgia 31405
Main number - (912) 233-8424

Social Apostolate of Savannah
Food pantry location - 502 E. Liberty St.
Savannah, Georgia 31412
Call (912) 233-1877

St. Joseph's Health System St. Mary's Community Center
812 W. 36 St.
Savannah, Georgia 31415
Main phone: (912) 447-0578
The pantry may have free dry and canned goods, produce, paper products, and personal toiletries to those in need in Chatham County.

St. Luke AME Church
Address: 1007 Joe St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 484-6490
Provides guidance, meals, and other aid, such as household items, possibly baby supplies, and holiday meals too, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.

St. Paul CME Church
1601 Barnard St., Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone - (912) 233-2849





Loaves and Fishes Food Bank Ministry of Pooler
165 Issac G. LaRoche Drive
Pooler, Georgia 31322
Main phone: (912) 349-4881
Only town residents with a referral from a doctor can use the pantry.

Union Skidaway Baptist Church
2227 Norwood Ave.
Savannah, GA 31406
Phone: (912) 352-2682
Volunteers may deliver meals to senior citizens and the homebound. There is an emergency food pantry as well as soup kitchen.

Shelter From The Rain Inc.
Savannah, GA 31403
(912) 232-5860
There is help for single moms. Everything from diapers to baby formula, maternity clothing, and even cribs or furniture may be sold at the thrift store. Also Christmas and Thanksgiving meals are available. Find additional resources for single moms.

Our Father's Heart Ministries
Address: 8912 Whitefield Ave., Savannah, GA 31406. Phone: (912) 691-1148

Eastside Concerned Citizens, Inc.
909 E. Bolton Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 844-1278
The Charity covers families and individuals that live between Waters Ave., Anderson St., E. Broad St. and Wheaton St. They offer groceries, basic health screenings, senior meals and activities, and holiday food baskets.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1008 May Street , Savannah, GA 31415. Dial (912) 233-9040
An emergency food bank is on site. Free groceries or get hygiene supplies, including women products, femine goods or even baby formula.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church
Main address: 228 Montieth Road
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
(912) 236-2837
Clients include the elderly, disabled, working poor, and others that need a box of food.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1802 Abercorn St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Call (912) 232-0274 for hours or food distribution.

St. Philip AME Church
Address: 613 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31402
(912) 233-2083





Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc.
Address: 1601 Drayton St., Savannah, Georgia 31401. Call (912) 236-4226
Several social services are run from this office. A food pantry, clothing closet, and thrift store are on site. Call for limited assistance with other needs too, such as bills, rent, or medications. Also provides referrals to government programs.

First Baptist Church of Bloomingdale
2 E. More St.
Bloomingdale, Georgia 31302
Telephone number - (912) 748-4017

Find additional free food and meals in Savannah region

For referrals to other feeding sites and food programs in Chatham County Georgia, call 912.236.6750. There are many resources in the coastal area, including Summer Food Service Program, Meals on Wheels, and soup kitchens near you  for low income families.

By Jon McNamara











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