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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.
St. Theresa’s Catholic Church Social Services
Main address – 11528 South Highway 301
Belleview, Florida 34420
Primary phone number – (352) 245-1359
As noted, this charity organization has information on Marion County, state, and federal government social services and assistance programs such as food stamps and WIC. They also have an on-site food bank, clothing closet, and specialists who can guide residents through a difficult period.
Citra First United Methodist Church
Church location is 2000 NE 180th Street
Citra, Florida 32113
Call (352) 595-3151
Annie W. Johnson Senior And Family Center
1991 W. Test Court
Main number is (352) 489-8021
A number of programs are offered, but some do focus on senior citizens. Some meals may be home delivered. Also learn about government medical care and other assistance for low income senior citizens in Marion County Florida.
Brother’s Keeper – Marion County Location
Location – 2 W Fort King Street
Ocala, FL 34474
Phone number is (352) 622-3846
Interfaith Emergency Services
435 NW 2nd Street
Ocala, FL 34478-0992
Telephone – (352) 629-8868
Salvation Army *Marion County* Center Of Hope
2901 NW 14th Street 320 NW 1st Avenue (Service Address)
Ocala, Florida 34470
Service/intake – (352) 732-8326
The local branch of the national Salvation Army charity. Resources offered include an on-site food pantry and thrift store. Other programs can offer electric bill help, housing and rent assistance, LIHEAP applications, and shelter. Most programs are for families or individuals who are faced with an emergency situation.
Wings Of Faith Fellowship Church Of God
Church address is 5066 SE 64th Avenue Road
Ocala, Florida 34472
Main number is (352) 687-4600
Operation Compassion is the church’s food pantry. The location is open on Wednesdays from 8AM to 11AM. A photo ID is required, but note that the food bank is closed on any 5th Wednesdays.
Community Of Gratitude (Emergency Food Center)
13335 Volkman Avenue Building D
(Behind United Methodist Church On Cr25)
Ocklawaha, Florida 32179
Call the food bank at (352) 288-3499 for intake
Get emergency boxes of food, perishable items such as fruits and vegetables, breads, and bags of groceries.
If you find any of the information provided above is not accurate or if you like to add a new location to the listing above please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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