Food pantries in Pima County.

Food pantries in Pima County Arizona and Tucson provide free or low cost groceries, food, and meals to families and individuals who need help. Some of the leading pantries and distribution centers to contact in Pima County are listed below. Most centers will be able to offer some form of assistance to anyone who needs help, regardless of income, religion, age, or gender.

Many of the locations are non-profits, churches, or organizations that are committed to providing people with short term relief or ending hunger in the greater Tucson Arizona area. Not only can they provide food, but most groups can also provide other forms of non-financial aid such as clothing, referrals, access to state and federal government assistance programs, or general information, counseling, and support. For example, you may be able to apply for food stamps at one of these centers. The food pantries of Pima County are responsible for helping tens of thousands of individuals every year provide for their families.

Address is 17252 W 5th Street Arizona
Dial the food bank at 398-277-1398
Hours of the food pantry are Mon. – Friday 8 – 3:30 pm. Stop by for free food or assistance.

Caring Ministries
820 W Calle Sur, Tucson Arizona
Phone number - 882-264-5670
Hours of the food pantry are Mon. – Thur.1:30 – 4 pm

Catalina Resource Center
The food bank address is 3535 E Hawser St, Tucson Arizona
Call the center at 825-000-9825
M,Tu,Th, F  8:30 –12:30 pm Wed.  8:30 – 4:30 pm

CDO Assembly Of God
2950 W Lambert Lane
Call the center at 742-1168
Hours - Monday, Wed and also Saturday 9 am – 12 Noon




Centennial Family Wellness Center
4545 N La Cholla
Phone number is 696-8614

Christ Church Um
655 N Craycroft, Tucson
(520) 327-1116
Food pantry is open from Mon – Fri 9 am – 12 pm
Food boxes and bags of groceries may be offered. Also inquire into free Christmas meals and assistance, such as gifts for children.

Community Food Bank
3003 S Country Club, Amado Arizona
Call 622-052-5624 for hours
Tues. – Friday  9 am – 4:30 pm Sat. 9 am – 1:30 pm
This non-profit works with local churches, pantries, and distribution centers in the region. May have rice, frozen foods, meats, vegetables and other items for the working poor and children. Hundreds of local centers receive support from this regional food bank.

Friends Of Robles
16150 W Ajo Way
Telephone - 578-3063
M W F  2:30 – 5:30 pm Tuesday 3 – 6 pm

Good Shepherd Church
17750 S La Canada dr (629)
Food pantry is open from Thursday.  3-5 pm, Sat.  10-12 pm

326 W 28th St., Tucson AZ
The hours open include Monday. – Fri.9 am – 12 noon and 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Stop by then.




Grace’s Joseph’s Pantry
2331 E Adams St, Tucson Arizona
Call 327-685-7327 for information on this pantry
Hours of location - Mon – Fri 9 am – 12 Noon

Interfaith Community Services
2820 W Ina, Surprise Arizona
Dial 297-604-9797 for details on food assistance programs
The location is open Mon – Fri and also 9 am – 1 pm at. 9 am – 1 pm

Address is 6465 S Craycroft
Food bank hours are Monday –Thursday.  8 – 12:00

Living Faith Christian Center
Location - 4108 E. North St., Prescott Valley AZ
Call - 722-2217
Thurs 1 pm – 5 pm

New Spirit Lutheran Church
This church is located 8701 E Old Spanish Trail, Tucson Arizona
Call - 296-2461 for help with food and meals.
Food pantry is open from Tues & Thurs  1-4 pm Sat 10 – 1pm

7474 S. Camino de Oeste
Dial 879-5640 extension 5647 for information and resources
Stop by the food bank from Tues. & Thurs. 9 -2 pm, Fri.  9-12 Call First for an appointment for free food.

Pio Decimo
Street address - 848 S. 7th Ave., (520) 622-2801
Hours of food bank include - Mon. – Fri.  8:00-12 noon, 2:00-4:30 pm

Center address is 702 S 6th Avenue.
Call the food pantry at 623-5111 X 115.
Hours of location - Monday 9 – 11:30 am Wed, Thursday & Friday 9 – 12:30, so it is open all days of the week.

Primavera Works / TA
Street address - 151 w 40th Ave
Phone number of the food bank is - 882-9668
Get food, groceries, and non-financial aid on Tuesday, Wed,  Fri  1 – 3 pm. Note it is Closed  12 – 1 pm

Salvation Army – Prince
Location of facility is 218 E Prince Rd Tucson Arizona
Call the agency at 888-1299
Mon., Tues.,  Wednesday. 9am – 12 Noon
A leading social service agency in Pima County. May have limited amounts of financial aid for cooling bills and rent, in addition to the on site food pantry. Low income families can receive support. Senior citizens may get home delivered meals from volunteers.




Salvation Army Hospitality
Street address - 1021 N 11th Ave
Sat. & Sun. 12:30 – 3 pm

St. Monica’s
212 W Medina, Tucson AZ
This food pantry is operating from 741-123-0295
Tues, Thurs, Sat.  9-11 am

St. Paul’S United Umc
Street address - 8051 E Broadway, Globe Arizona
Phone number 296-192-7751
Hours of location - Monday – Friday 9 am – 11:30 am

Trinity Presbyterian Church
Street address - 400 E University Blvd., Prescott Arizona
906-471-2623 Church phone number
Tuesday 12 – 4 Thursday 12-4 pm Sun. 12 – 2:00 pm
In addition to meals for the poor and homeless, has referrals on public aid, local shelter, and other services.

1212 S Palo Verde, Tucson
The non-profits phone number is 325-204-5546. Dial for food, groceries, and meals.
Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm

Tucson Indian Center
97 E Congress Suite 101 884-7131
Mon.  &  Fri. 8:30 – 4:30pm, Wed.  8:30  am – 11:30 am

Victory Assembly Of God
Street address - 4716 Parkway  near 2561 W Ruthrauff
Call the number of 293-638-6293 for aid
The non-profit operates a food distribution ministry, which is Saturdays at 7am at 2561 W. Ruthrauff Rd. There is no qualifying criteria and no limitations on how often someone can get a box of food. Families can use the center every week if need be.

Ajo Food Bank
201 Esperanza, Ajo Arizona
P O Box 515 (321) 520-387-4916
The food bank is open M-F 8 – 1 pm and that is all.

Street address - 28720 S Nogales Hwy POB 729
Stop by the food bank from M,Tu,W, F 8-1 pm, Thurs 8 – 6 pm

Green Valley Food Bank
Address is 250 E Continental, Ste 101
Phone number is (614)-625-5252 or 625-5692 Fax
Hours of food bank include - M, W, Thur, F 9-12:30 pm
Tuesday. 9 – 4:30 pm

Marana Food Bank
11734 W Grier Rd, Marana Arizona
Telephone number - 682-3001
Tuesday, W, Th, F 8 am- 3pm, Sat, 9 am – 12 Noon
Closed 1st business day of month. Some of the items offered may include meals, fresh fruits, and baby formula. Special holiday (Thanksgiving and Christmas) meals may be offered in Pima County as well.

Nogales Food Bank
2636 N. Donna (621)
Food bank hours are - Tues. – Fri. 9-1:30 pm, 1st Sat. of month 9-12 noon

In order to find other pantries in Tucson and Pima County Arizona, dial (520) 622-0525. Several other churches, charities, and government food assistance programs operate in the region. They help thousands of children, seniors, and low income families.


By Jon McNamara

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