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Free food pantries and groceries in Salt Lake City.

There are a number of free food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, and other charity organizations that assist struggling families in Salt Lake City and the county. The centers that may be near you provide the low income, senior citizens, disabled, and others facing a hardship with free groceries, food, personal toiletries and other forms of non-financial assistance.

Some of the free, emergency food pantries in Salt Lake County near you may be able to refer people to places to turn to for help with bills or getting government aid as well, such as SNAP food stamps or Meals on Wheels. Many of the free food pantries are open today or daily as well. Find details below as well as a phone number at the bottom of the page for more resources. Or find other food assistance programs.

Not only can the Salt Lake pantries provide groceries, food boxes, and perishable items, many also can offer items such as clothing, shelter, hot meals, and personal hygiene items. They also often provide Christmas as well as Thanksgiving meals to families living in poverty or feed children during the summer or weekend. Those items may be in more limited supply though.

Each of the centers is committed to helping the disadvantaged in the community get the support they need. So that may be the food bank itself providing assistance directly to the individual or it may involve them be referred to other nearby non-profit charity organizations, churches, or government programs. Find the listing of leading Salt Lake food pantries below.

Bible Baptist Church+A66
Location is 3769 West 4700 South
West Valley City, Utah 84118
Offers meals, access to free food pantry, and other aid.

Church of Philadelphia
2358 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone number - 801-208-9859




Crossroads Urban Center
Address: 347 South 400 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Dial - 801-364-7765
Various social services offered, and referral to government assistance.

Eagle Ranch Ministries
Food pantry location - 1624 South 1000 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Telephone: 801-254-4945
Boxes of canned groceries such as soup, vegetables, rice, and more may be provided by the non-profit run food bank.

Granger Community Christian Church
3232 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-968-3301

Hildegarde's Food Pantry
Stop by 231 East 100 South or call the number below.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone number - 801-328-2303

House of Prayer
829 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Dial 801-364-2335 for hours of the food bank.





Iglesia de Jesucristo
Address: 5486 South 4220 West
Kearns, Utah 84118
Telephone: 801-673-0985
An emergency food pantry help immigrants, Spanish speaking families, and other struggling resident.

Indian Walk-in Center
Address: 120 West 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone number: 801-486-4877
Clients of this Salt Lake County location include the homeless looking for a meal and the working poor.

Kearns 1st Baptist Church
Address of church: 4445 West 5175 South
Kearns, Utah 84118
801-968-1471. The church can provide meals, food, clothing, and non-monetary assistance.

LDS Church Welfare Square
Location of center - 751 West 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone number is 801-240-7320

Magna FACT, Inc.
Address: 9124 West 2700 South
Magna, UT 84044
They run the Summer Food Service, held feed children, offer free food boxes, and items such as baby formula as well.

Nueva Esperanza
Address: 7681 South 2200 West
West Jordan, UT 84084
Phone number - 801-358-8350
A soup kitchen is also on site.

Reach Salt Lake
1235 West California Ave (1330 S)
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Telephone: 801-972-5708
A leading charity organization in Salt Lake County Utah. A number of services, such as free and government surplus food and commodities, clothing, baby formula and diapers, and other aid is provided to the working poor and others in an emergency.





Rescue Mission Of Salt Lake, Inc.
Address - 463 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Telephone: 801-355-1302
The homeless and people on verge of eviction can get assistance.

Salt Lake CAP Magna Neighborhood Center
Main office: 3441 South 8400 West Ste C
Magna, UT 84044
Voice number to dial for help 801-250-6414
The region CAP centers referenced above and below can both provide emergency short term help, such as food, housing, information on programs for bills, and more. At the same time they will work with clients to ensure they get back on track over the long term.

Salt Lake CAP Murray Neighborhood Center
Address: 6110 South 404 West
Murray, UT 84107
Telephone: 801-281-4937
Families living in poverty can learn about food Stamp/SNAP application sites, get advice on applying for public aid, and other support.

Salt Lake CAP Northwest/Westside Neighborhood Center - Northwest Multipurpose Center
Location of food pantry at the center - 1300 West 300 North
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Call 801-359-8741 for an appointment.

Salt Lake CAP Redwood Neighborhood Center - Redwood Multipurpose Center
Location is 3060 South Lester Street (1595 W)
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-972-6661
Senior citizens can apply to Meals on Wheels and the low income can learn about Christmas meals, USDA commodities, and other programs.

Salt Lake CAP South County Neighborhood Center - Copperview Recreation Center
Address: 8446 South Harrison Street (300 W)
Midvale, UT 84047
Telephone: 801-255-3516
Free food, perishable items, clothing, and other services offered.

Salt Lake City Mission
Address: 1151 South Redwood Rd Ste 106
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Dial 801-355-6310
Both hot meals are served as as well as free boxes of groceries are provided by the charity. They also have holiday meals, winter coats, blankets, and more.

St. Andrew's Food Pantry
Address: 11835 South 3600 West
Riverton, UT 84065
Call this number for emergencies: 801-984-7500
Meals, surplus food, and referrals provided. Limited hours and can only receive help on occasion.







St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 7486 Union Park Ave
Midvale, Utah 84047
Telephone: 801-566-1766

St. Joseph's
Address: 7405 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84084
Phone number is 801-739-3169
A free food bank is on site. There may also be household goods as well as free personal hygiene items, such as soup, shampoo, and more.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
261 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
Church can offer meals, thrift store, and information on various social service programs and resources.

St. Therese's Food Pantry
Address: 7832 South Allen Street (624 W)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone number is 801-255-3721.
Dial for an appointment and information for when food is distributed to Salt Lake families.

St. Vincent De Paul/Bishop Weigand Resource Center
Address: 437 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Telephone number - 801-363-7710
St. Vincent is an organization of churches and religious organizations. A wide range of assistance programs are offered, including free food, groceries, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and gifts, and maybe even some funds for items like rent or heating bills.

Taylorsville Food Pantry
4775 South Plymouth View Dr (1650 W)
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-428-7689

The Adventure Church - Draper
Address of church - 352 West 12300 South
Draper, Utah 84020
For hours, call 801-432-2054

The Adventure Liberty Park Church
662 East 1300 South, Downstairs
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Main number - 801-973-0088

The Salvation Army of Salt Lake - Emergency Family Services
438 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Call 801-322-1253 for hours or an appointment.
The locations has an onsite food pantry. It distributes food, groceries, and other emergency aid. Also access a clothing closet, thrift store, and limited help for various bills and expenses. A leading charity and social service agency, and offers much more than just food.





Utah Dream Center
1624 South 1000 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
Call - 801-244-7934

Valley Free Will Baptist Church - WVC
2574 South Redwood Road
West Valley City, Utah 84119
Telephone number - 801-973-0221

Adventure Church - South Valley Jesus Feeds Food Pantry
352 West 12300 South
Draper, UT 84020
Phone - (801) 688-7251
Appointments are needed.

Mt Calvary Christian Fellowship
3050 South 3200 West
West Valley City, UT 84119
(801) 679-0466
Perishable items, canned food, cleaning supplies, and other aid is from this pantry.

South Salt Lake Mobile Pantry
244 East Claybourne Avenue (2770 S)
South Salt Lake, UT 84115
The organization may have dairy goods, fresh produce, and frozen items. They also partner with Meals on Wheels for the elderly.

Feed The Poor
Address is 291 East 4500 South
Murray, UT 84107
(801) 746-3333
Only referrals are given. The charity partners with shelter, soup kitchen, and pantries in the city and county.

Additional free food assistance programs near you in Salk Lake County

The main regional food bank can be called at 801.908.8660. Families can get referrals to other pantries near them as well as soup kitchens for free hot meals. Or struggling Salt Lake County residents can learn about public aid, such as WIC vouchers or food stamps. Many resources help to feed low-income families, the elderly or disabled in Salk Lake.


By Jon McNamara











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