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Free Food pantries /Food Banks
Food banks and free food pantries listed below help families that are facing hunger. The pantries are mostly located at churches and non-profits in the region. Most of the free food pantry locations may have an application process, which usually requires proof of income, residency proof etc. Using donations from the community, and relying on volunteers, the locations may pass out free boxes of food or serve a meal.
Central City AIDS Network offers services only for HIV and AIDS patients. Their immediate family members may also receive help, including food, meals, and referrals. Some referrals to medical programs may be provided too.
2020 Ingleside Avenue, #159
Macon, Georgia 31204-2028
Phone number is (478) 750-8080
Cross Keys United Methodist Church
Address 1825 Jeffersonville Road
Macon, Georgia 31217
Main phone number – (478) 743-1321
This church runs a pantry for the low income and may have meals for the homeless and indigent.
Greater Allen Chapel Neighborhood Outreach
Location is 269 Pursley Street
Macon, GA 31201-3278
Call the center at (478) 745-4646
Lighthouse Missions, Inc.
P.O. Box 26088
Macon, GA 31221
Telephone number is (478) 475-4244
Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church
Address of church food pantry – 1180 Bartlett St.
Macon, Georgia 31204
Main number is (478) 746-8033
Loaves and Fishes Ministries
Main address 651 MLK Jr. Boulevard
Macon, GA 31201
You need to make an appointment for food bank/grocery assistance. All appointments need to be scheduled on Fridays from 1pm – 2pm. Distribution of food and canned or fresh groceries will be the following Wednesday between 9am and 1pm.
Applicants can decide to make the appointment at the pantry either in person or by phone. Attempts to make a grocery appointment at the Ministry by leaving a voice mail cannot be honored.
Free food, surplus USDA commodities and groceries can be provided at most once every 30 days. If you have an emergency, then requests should be accompanied by a letter from a referring agency, such as social services. Other programs offered include clothing bank, Shower and laundry facilities, including transitional housing community and homeless advocacy.
Mid-State Baptist Association
Storehouse Ministry Food Bank
3396 Napier Ave
Macon, Ga 31204
Distribution on Tuesday by appointment only.
Location of food pantry is 267 First Street
Macon, Georgia 31210
Call (478) 743-8026 for intake
Hot meal programs are offered, and applicants need to apply for Lunch on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday, and Friday.
Other aid offered includes prescription drug assistance as funds and vouchers are available. However the emergency food pantry is the most common resource requested.
Middle GA Community Food Bank
137 College Street
Macon, GA 31208
Call (478) 742-3958 for hours of food distribution.
They partner with local non-profits. Staff can direct a working poor family to a pantry, or help them apply for programs such as SNAP food stamps or Meals on Wheels (which is for senior citizens).
Shurlington Church of Christ
Mailing address is 2430 Shurling Drive
Macon, GA 31211
A soup kitchen and pantry are at this Bibb County charity. Volunteers try to provide healthy food, such as fruits, vegetables, and more. Holiday meals are also served.
New Pilgrim Missionary Baptist
4388 Robinson Road
Macon, Georgia 31204
Call the pantry at (478) 474-3009
Saint Luke Baptist Church
Location – 1180 Haywood Road
Macon, GA 31211
Telephone number is (478) 746-1451
Salvation Army – Macon
Macon, Georgia 31206
Call (478) 746-8572
In addition to a food pantry, the site has a clothing closet and can distribute meals around Christmas and Thanksgiving. Gifts for kids may also be provided. A leading nonprofit to call for help in Bibb County, and the agency may also have financial assistance for rent, cooling bills, and other basic needs.
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Disclaimer: The community resource directory information is deemed accurate and up-to-date, however, you should always call the provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. God-Bless-You
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Meals for Kids Program
Summer Meals : There are hundreds of meal sites around USA with free meals for kids and teens ages 1-18. Summer meal programs may serve a combination of lunch, breakfast, supper and morning or afternoon snacks. Some programs also offer learning activities for kids before or after meals. Use the link below to find a site near you. Summer Meals Map