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Free food pantries and groceries Washington County Arkansas.

Low income and struggling families in Washington County may receive free groceries from a free food bank or pantry. Charities, churches and non-profits giveaway boxes of food, personal hygiene supplies, toiletries and more, often today. The goal is to help keep people with no money and low-income families. Find a free food pantry near you in Washington County AR, Springdale and Fayetteville.

There are boxes of groceries provided as well as other assistance, including Meals on Wheels, applications to SNAP or EBT cards and other USDA programs. While the majority of the food banks are located in Springdale and Fayetteville Arkansas, the distribution centers will support people across the region and some locations are in different towns as well. Also find a phone number at the bottom of the page for additional hunger prevention programs.

The free food distribution centers in Washington County Arkansas, most of which are charities or are based in churches, offer help to senior citizens, children, the unemployed, single moms and anyone that needs help. Hundreds of bags of groceries are served each month, including free drive thru food banks in Washington County. They also have other support, such as free coupons.

Washington County low income may receive canned goods, free fruits, baby formula, Ensure, dog or cat food, vegetables, meats, or frozen foods. Many of the locations will also provide applications to government aid, including SNAP food stamps. Some of the food banks may also have other basic needs, such as clothing or paper products.

Get free food, groceries or meals in Washington County AR

Bread Of Life - First United Methodist Church
Address is 208 West Emma Avenue, Springdale, AR 72764. Call (479) 751-4610 for intake.
This is a local Washington County Arkansas food pantry. They also offer USDA commodities. In addition, a meal/lunch may be served weekly, including with seasonal holiday meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. The location operates the Emergency Food Pantry Serving. They may have free bags of food which contain a variety of donated items.




Christian United Food Pantry, Springdale Christian Church
Location is 714 West Huntsville Avenue, Springdale, AR 72766. Call (479) 756-5687 for hours.

Compassion Center - Cross Church
Location is 3157 W Sunset Ave, Springdale, AR 72762. Phone: (479) 717-5662. Call (479) 751-9318
The charity organization runs a food pantry for anyone in need of help or a meal.

The Salvation Army Of Springdale
Location is 315 Holcomb Street, Springdale, AR 72764. Call (479) 751-7352
A number of social services are offered. These include a food pantry, thrift store, and clothing bank. Some emergency financial aid for bills may be provided as well as self-sufficiency in Washington County. Get help applying for SNAP food stamps in Arkansas, free groceries or meals from a soup kitchen. Christmas and Thanksgiving meals may be served too. Locate more details on Salvation Army Washington County AR.

  • Another site is available too. The Salvation Army has another location at 219 West 15th Street, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Call (479) 521-2151. A leading non-profit in the region for the unemployed, low income, and poor.

Mercy Center Of Northwest Arkansas, Mercy and Grace Cathedral Church
5185 Apple Road, Springdale, AR 72762. Call (479) 756-2174
The center offers food assistance for seniors and older adults, widows, and those that are living on a low income. Food is also available for Washington County single parents and those with disabilities.

Restoration Center - Victory Church
250 Industrial Cir E, Springdale, AR 72762. Phone: (479) 717-2333. Telephone - (479) 751-7926

Farmington United Methodist Church
Address: 355 Southwinds Rd, Farmington, AR 72730. Phone: (479) 267-3180
A free food pantry helps the low-income, sick, homeless and poor. Based on donations there will be items such as Canned soups and stews, Rice, Cereal, shelf stable groceries and other items in Washington County. They also try to deliver frozen meals to seniors or disabled adults.





Genesis Church
Free food bank is at 205 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Phone: (479) 442-1827

Harmon United Methodist Church
The distribution center is at 19032 Co Rd 31, Fayetteville, AR 72704. Call (479) 306-4955 for hours.
A free food bank has limited hours. Get food stuff such as dried beans and fruit,  Shelf Stable or Dry Milk, Flour, Crackers and more.

Winslow Community Meals Inc
Soup kitchen address: 1057 Ella Rd, Winslow, AR 72959. Phone: (479) 634-2800

Saint Gabriels Anglican Church
Main address is 1803 W Emma Ave, Springdale, AR 72762. Phone: (479) 283-8751 or (479) 756-5074

Saint Raphael Catholic Church
Location is 1386 South West End Street, Springdale, AR 72764. Call (479) 756-6711 for intake.
Year round, emergency food pantry is open as well as free holiday food baskets, including at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Samaritan Community Center
Main address is 1300 North Thompson Avenue, Springdale, AR 72762. Call the pantry at (479) 872-1115
Among other resources, the location operates a food bank, soup kitchen, summer snacks for children, and offer ongoing food assistance. Get information on government aid such as  food stamps too.

Springdale Ministerial Alliance
Address is 2120 2120 West Emma Street, Springdale, Arkansas 72762. Call (479) 751-2154

Elm Springs United Methodist Church - Soul Food Bank
118 N Elm St, Springdale, AR 72762. Main number - (479) 248-1290
Has emergency food boxes.

Chi Alpha Ministries
Main address is 612 North Leverett Street, Fayetteville, AR 72703. Telephone number for information is (479) 521-9218




Cooperative Emergency Outreach (CEO)
1649 Huntsville Road, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701. Call (479) 444-7500
Among other resources, the site runs a free food pantry and commodities for families with limited income and the poor.

First Baptist Church
Address is 409 Johnson Ave, Lowell, AR 72745. Call (479) 770-0151
A free food pantry has groceries, holiday meals, and groceries for Washington County residents.

Lifesource International
682 S Lt Col Leroy Pond Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Call (479) 521-4000

Springdale Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist Church
Main Address: 4001 W Don Tyson Pkwy, Springdale, AR 72762. Dial (479) 751-5817
A free pantry, which is open moist days including today, will give out groceries, personal toiletries such as soap or laundry detergency and more. Get meat and poultry products, canned tuna, dairy products, fresh fruit, vegetables and low sodium foods for diabetics. Also a free pet pantry is on site.

Springdale first Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church
Main Address: 206 N Westwood Ln, Springdale, AR 72762. For information, call 479-957-3877

Prairie Grove First United Methodist Church
Address: 1401 E Parks St, Prairie Grove, AR 72753. Call (479) 846-2232

Trinity United Methodist Church - We Are Nourished Food Pantry
Address: 1021 W Sycamore St, Fayetteville, AR 72703. Main Phone: (479) 575-9500
The charity helps feed new moms, kids, seniors and the homeless. Everything from infant formula to regulr groceries and ensure is offered.

7hills Homeless Center
Shelter and soup kitchen is at 1832 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Main number is (479) 966-4378

Pantry at Mount Comfort Church Of Christ
3249 W Mt Comfort Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72704. Call (479) 442-9171 for details.
Non-perishable items, food, clothing, and more is for the low income and homeless.

Northwest Arkansas Hunger Relief
Address is 14680 Union Star Rd, West Fork, AR 72774. Call (479) 304-4357
Boxes of food, holiday meals, groceries, baby formula and other aid is from volunteers.

Second Mile Ministry - The Benefit Bank Of Arkansas
Location is 315 West Maple, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701. Call (479) 521-4787
The non-profit offers food assistance, referrals, and other support to struggling families in crisis.

Manna Center Inc
670 Heritage Ct, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Dial (479) 524-9825
In an emergency, the charity may have food, personal hygiene items, Christmas meals or toys, and more.







First Presbyterian Church
208 E Bush St, Prairie Grove, AR 72753. Phone: (479) 846-2696
May have holiday meals, free boxes of food, and other social services.

Additional free food programs in Springdale, Fayetteville and the county

Families on Washington County have other options as well. They can dial 479.872.8774 to get information on local food pantries and soup kitchens. Or they can learn about programs as varied as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (food stamps), Feeding America in NW Arkansas, Meals on Wheels, and backpacks for children.


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