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Free food banks and pantries in Delaware.

Find food banks and pantries near you in Delaware, including charities that give out boxes of groceries or serve hot meals. There are distribution centers that help low-income families, seniors, and people with no or little money get groceries, toiletries and something to eat. Find a food bank near you in Delaware.

There are charities, churches, and non-profits that offer food assistance programs, many of which are open today and also have drive thru locations. Qualified people may get a grocery box, low sodium or fresh food, fruits, vegetables and so much more. Many of the food banks in DE also have soup kitchens with free daily meals. Also scroll down to the bottom of the page for additional phone numbers of food programs in DE.

Emergency groceries are given away as the centers offer long term support. Not only can the food banks provide free groceries, personal toiletries and even free dog or cat food, but many have information on government programs, such as SNAP applications from Delaware ASSIST, WIC vouchers for baby formula and school lunch applications. There are also snacks for students on the weekends, and read more on Backpack program from Feeding America.

Local food banks near you in DE

The major counties in Delaware have dedicated food distribution centers. Find them immediately below. Or continue to scroll down the page for other pantries, soup kitchens and hunger prevention programs that may be near you.

In addition to those community wide locations, there are other locations too. They are below. Whether a hot breakfast or dinner, or a small food bank, the charities below are also options for the region.

Food Bank of Delaware is part of Feeding America. The non-profit partners with churches, charities, and government social services to help feed families. they also administer other assistance programs. The main site is at 222 Lake Drive, Newark, DE 19702.

  • Among services include Outreach that helps families, including single mothers, apply for SNAP food stamps or benefits. There are Meals on Wheels home every programs, a free pet food pantry, cooking classes and USDA applications too. Or get weekend meals (backpacks full of food) for students among other help. Dial the main office at 302-292-1305. A second location of the non-profit is at 1040 Mattlind Wy, Milford, DE 19963. Phone: (302) 424-3301.




Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries
4843 Summit Bridge Rd, Middletown, DE 19709. Dial for free food - 302-777-7791
This non-profit may be able to provide free food, clothing, and other forms of goods and non-financial aid to help low income families and individuals.

Modern Maturity Center
1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904. Call (302) 734-1200

Catholic Charities
The main location is at 2601 W 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805, and for details call (302) 655-9624.
The center has a major food bank for the city. They have holiday food baskets and a year round pantry. There is also free food for the homeless, single mothers, and immigrants as well. More Catholic Charities assistance in Delaware.

Paulsboro Gibbstown Area Ministerial Association Inc.
1534 Pine St., Paulsboro, DE 08066. Call (856) 224-8811
It is close to the Delaware border and can help residents who live in the state or NJ. .

Additional food assistance programs in Delaware

While Delaware is not a large state, it does have its share of food assistance programs. They goal is to help feed the poor, unemployed, homeless and others. Locate additional food banks and pantries near you, including that give out pet food or have Meals on Wheels or snacks for kids. Try Delaware Feeding America centers or dial 302-292-1305 to find the locations and to get more information on additional food banks.


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