Food Resources

Preserved Food
Food Packing
Food Delivery

Impact of Southern AZ

  • Non-profit

  • Low-income food bank

  • Nutrition education

  • Volunteer opportunities and donations

  • One large distribution of groceries and toiletries is given out each month for income-qualified families

  • Baby food and formula is always available

Primavera Foundation - Homeless Intervention & Prevention - Food Distribution Center

  • Food bank

  • Drop in center

MOM- Market on the Move

  • $10 for 60 pounds of produce

  • $5 Active Military (show military ID please)

  • Drive thru only currently, they request for you to pop your trunk before you reach the set up tents/tables

Tucson Food Share

  • Tucson food share shares food freely with anyone who wants it, regardless of their appearance or life circumstances

  • Donations accepted

  • Volunteer Opportunities

Community Food Bank of Southern AZ

  • Non-profit food bank

  • 86,404,462 pounds of food distributed last year to individuals and families in need

  • Las Milpitas Community Farm

  • Caridad Community food bank

  • Education on food and nutrition

  • Donations accepted

Gap Ministries

  • Food box distribution

  • Warehouse shopping for income qualified individuals. For warehouse shopping you must bring proof of AHCCCS, Foster Care license, Military ID, etc. with you along with a valid ID and wear closed-toe shoes.

SAAF

  • Provides food to their clients

  • Talk to your SAAF case manager for more information

ICS (Interfaith Community Services) Food Bank

  • Food bank

  • Two permanent locations as well as a mobile food pantry

  • Accepts donations

Salvation Army- Hospitality House and Food Distribution Center

  • 1002 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

  • (520) 622-5411

  • Food distribution

  • Short term emergency shelter

Gospel Rescue Mission

  • Food Box distributions for anyone, call ahead to ask for times for walk-ins

  • Free meals for those in the program

TNFP- Tucson Neighborhood Food Pantry

NSLP- National School Lunch Program

  • Provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. 

  • Sign up through your child's school administration office

TEFAP

  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost.

SNAP- (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

  • This program, formerly known as food stamps, helps people buy the food they need

  • SNAP give people monthly funds through a benefits card that they can use to buy groceries at local stores or farmers' markets.

  • The amount received each month depends on income and family size

Grace Saint Paul's Church - Joseph's Pantry - Food Distribution Center

  • 2331 E Adams St, Tucson, AZ 85719

  • (520) 327-6857

  • https://www.gsptucson.org/

  • Bus Lines: #4 (Speedway), #5 (Speedway/Pima St. via Tucson Blvd.), #15 (Campbell Ave.)

  • Food Bank located at Grace St Paul

  • Must show a photo id

  • Website suggests they may provide bus passes, showers, and clothing vouchers as well as food

Santa Cruz Lutheran Church

  • Food bag distribution

Trinity Presbyterian Church

  • 400 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85705. The food bank is located in the courtyard South of the main Trinity building. The entrance is in the South parking lot or through the gate at 4th Avenue & 4th Street.

  • Hours:

    • Sunday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm,

    • Tuesday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    • Thursday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

  • (520) 623-2579

  • https://trinitytucson.org/trinity-food-pantry/

  • Food Pantry and distribution center

Helpful Websites and Phone numbers

DKA assumes no responsibility by providing this information. This resource list is a community service and not an endorsement of the organizations listed. We regularly update this information, however, information changes quite frequently. Please verify directly with the resource to make sure information is current and accurate. If you see any issues in this list or if you would like to add to it, please email sharris@dkajobs.com and we will correct the error as soon as possible. In addition to this list, you may contact Information & Referral @ 520-323-1708 for more resource information. Thank you!