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Free food pantries, groceries and soup kitchens in Manatee County.

Get free food, meals, and groceries from charities in Bradenton and Manatee County. Find free food banks, churches, and pantries that may be near you and is open today. They offer everything from groceries to meals or personal hygiene supplies or material support. Get help from a free food bank or pantry near you in Manatee County FL.

These distribution centers are made helping low-income families, single moms, people with no money and seniors get free free boxes of groceries they need. The food banks and drive thru pantries offer everything from free dog or cat food to Meals on Wheels, holiday food baskets (Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas), soap and cleaning supplies and more. Also find a phone number at the bottom of the page for more free food programs in Manatee County.

Many of the free emergency food distribution centers operate out of churches or charities. They will provide assistance to anyone who needs it, regardless of their background, immigration status or income. Many also serve free Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas meals and even give out baby formula. Or they operate Meals on Wheels services for the disabled or senior citizens as well as process applications to Access Florida. Learn how to use ACCESS Florida.

Some of the types of food giveaway by the pantries include fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, dairy products, and more. Many of them can provide other assistance as well. For example, call for information on  diapers, baby formula, personal products, as well as government assistance, including SNAP benefits or an EBT card. Even look here for a free tablet with EBT near you.

Free food giveaways in Manatee County

The Food Bank of Manatee - Meals on Wheels Plus
Address: 811 23rd Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208. Phone number 941-747-4655
Programs administered here include the federal government created Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Canned groceries, fresh fruit or vegetables, and other help is given. They also operate Meals on Wheels for seniors and the disabled in Manatee County, have a free pet food pantry, and give referrals.

Christ Episcopal Church
313 42nd St W, Bradenton, FL 34209. Dial (941) 747-3709
Distribute food, meals, clothing, and more to Manatee families facing an emergency.




Our Fathers Cupboard/ Community of Christ
Food bank location - 5817 33rd St E, Bradenton, FL 34203. Phone: (941) 751-5441

Daily on site dinner only - The Salvation Army of Manatee County
Main address - 1204 14th Street West, Bradenton, FL, 34205. Phone number - (941) 748-5110
A soup kitchen provides a daily on site dinner for the homeless or anyone facing homelessness in the region. For information on food pantries, SNAP, or other social services dial 411. Or find more Florida Salvation Army assistance programs.

201 Church of Christ
Location is 204 Martin Luther King Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208. Dial (941) 748-2040

Spanish Community Church
Address: 1804 53rd Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34203. Main Phone: (941) 251-4303
A free food pantry is on site, with applications in Spanish. here are also cultural food, ingredients and immigrants. Migrant workers, immigrants, and the low-income in Manatee County can use the free food pantry.

Iglesia Pentecostes Cristo Viene, Inc
Address: 3103 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Dial 941-565-6755

Mt. Carmel Community Resource Center
Address: 1314 2nd Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221. Phone: (941) 981-5354
In addition to a free food pantry and drive thru food bank, there is assistance such as Summer Hunger Programs, SNAP Outreach Program, information on Meals on Wheels for the elderly and other resources.

Saints Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church
Address: 2850 75th St W, Bradenton, FL 34209. Main phone: (941) 795-1228
They are part of Saint Vincent. Based on donations, the free pantry has items like Canned tuna or salmon, soups, nuts, trail mix, bread, and other free canned groceries.

Community Action
The non-profit helps the low-income, disabled, and people in need. Get free food, applications to benefit programs, or referrals top USDA classes such as around shopping or cooking. There is a Kids Cafe, emergency boxes of free food and more. Locate more details on community action in Manatee County.





Bethany Baptist Church
26604 State Road 64 E, Myakka City, FL 34251. Call (941) 219-3635

Hungers End Food Pantry And Blessing Closet
Address is 1802 14th St W, Bradenton, FL, 34205. Call (855) 777-0259
Many food assistance programs are available. they include the following. Hot meals, free groceries or baby formula, fruits, Ensure for the elderly, and also free holiday meals (Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas).

Parrish United Methodist Church
Location of church food bank 12180 US-301, Parrish, FL 34219. Phone: (941) 776-1539
Hot meals for the homeless, summer snacks for children in Manatee County, and Meals on Wheels are all offered.

Braden River Baptist
2106 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208. Telephone number is (941) 747-2868

Oneco United Methodist Church
Location is 2112 53rd Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida, 34203. Call the church at (941) 755-5943 for hours of food distribution and assistance programs.

New Beginnings Church
Main address - 1701 10th St West, Palmetto, FL, 34221. Phone number - (941) 531-3266
Call for information on groceries. This includes baby formula, rice, canned soup, and more. Seasonal programs also include holiday meals, gifts, or school supplies.

Harvest Food/ First Baptist Church
Address is 1306 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton, Florida, 34205. Call (941) 746-2149

Free food pantries Manatee CountySt. Joseph's Catholic Church
3100 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL, 34205. Call (941) 756-3732
The charity has Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, free food from a pantry, diapers, and more.

Myakka City United Methodist
10525 Lebanon St, Myakka City, FL 34251. Phone: (941) 322-8080

Community Outreach
Location is 650 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208. Dial (941) 747-5847
Free food boxes, including meals at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas feed the poor, homeless, and people in crisis. Get tuna, dairy, sandwiches, free turkey dinners in Manatee County, and shelf stable food.

First United Methodist Church of Palmetto
330 11th Avenue West, Palmetto, FL, 34221. Dial the church at (941) 722-1812

St. George's Episcopal Church
912 63rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL, 34209. Main phone number is (941) 755-3606
Provides emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.

Seventh Day Adventist Church
Address is 1603 22nd Street West, Bradenton, Florida, 34205. Call (941) 748-3336
Administers a number of food assistance programs for the needy.





Our Daily Bread
Address is 701 17th Ave. W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Phone: 941-745-2992
Most of the clients are homeless or families living in poverty. Hot meals, free food, applications to SNAP food stamps, and other programs are available in Manatee County. Meals are served after 10 am.

Bethel Church
Location is 1805 30th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Call (941) 746-1936

Church of Christ
3412 53rd Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34203. Call (941) 753-4153

Resonate Life Church
A free food bank is at 1820 53rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34207. Dial (941) 756-7331 for hours

Locate more free food programs near you in Manatee County

For more information, or referrals, dial 813.254.1190. Not only may a client learn about WIC vouchers or food stamps, but there are additional free food pantries that offer holiday meals, gifts, and household supplies too. There is also Feeding America for Manatee County. Or get help applying for SNAP benefits, WIC for low-income families or other USDA programs.


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