Food Banks, Meals, Mobile Pantry
Trevor Browne is committed to the academic success of our students. We understand that basic needs can have a direct impact on the well-being and success of our students. Basic needs can include food, housing, transportation, wellness, and other important services. This page is meant to help connect students and their families to basic needs information and resources.
Food Banks, Hot Meals
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
If you need an emergency food box, call the number listed below; an operator will direct you to the nearest food bank location to pick up a food box.
Homeless students may visit the address below for emergency food boxes. Please be sure to bring a photo ID.
3131 W. Thomas St. 13050 W. Elm St.
Phoenix, AZ 85009 Surprise, AZ
Hours of Operation: Fridays | 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
United Food Bank provides food boxes to those in need.
263 N. Center St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
St. Vincent de Paul Dining Rooms
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday | 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Currently, all of the following St. Vincent De Paul dining rooms are providing sack lunches only at the front door.
Sunnyslope Dining Room Phoenix Dining Room at Human Service Campus Mesa Dining Room
9227 N. 10th Ave. 1075 W. Jackson St. 67 W. Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85021 Phoenix, AZ 85007 Mesa, AZ 85210
Family Dining Room El Mirage Dining Room
420 W. Watkins Rd. 14013 N. Verbena St.
Phoenix , AZ 85003 El Mirage, AZ 85335
Hours of Operation: Dinner Service: Saturday - Thursday | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Andre House provides hot meals, showers, and restrooms.
*Lines begin forming 60 minutes prior to meal time
213 S. 11th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
The Salvation Army provides the following services: emergency food boxes, help with paying utilities, resource linkage, housing assistance to families in economic crisis, domestic violence hot-line, transitional housing assistance, and family shelter.
2707 E. Van Buren St.,
Phoenix, Arizona 85008
Hours of Operation: Registration Hours: Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Food Box Distribution: Fridays 10 a.m.
Brown Bag Lunches: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m..
1141 E. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
The Friendly House provides emergency food boxes, utility assistance, and referrals to community resources for people in need.
723 S. 1st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Hours of Operation: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays | 9 - 11 a.m.
The ICM Food & Clothing Bank (*Clothing room closed until further notice) is a TEFAP participant and offers food boxes outside the building, depending on supplies. No referral is required, however, a photo ID and proof of address is required. SNAP and SNAP to Work programs will take clients by appointment only.
501 S. 9th Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
Hours of Operation: Food box distribution, until supplies run out: Tuesdays - Thursdays | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free meal for the homeless: Mondays | 4 - 6:30 p.m.
The Cultural Cup Food Bank offers emergency food boxes, free meals and transportation for the homeless from the Cultural Cup Food Bank to Parson's Family Health Center, clothing when available, SNAP enrollment assistance (by appointment only), and adult incontinent products.
342 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
214 S. 5th St.
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
5605 N. 55th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301
Valley View Community Food Bank
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
10771 W. Peoria Ave.
Sun City, AZ 85351
For food and clothing
Phoenix Location: Hours of Operation: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
4744 E. Thunderbird Rd. Ste. 9
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Maryvale Location Hours of Operation: Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
4002 N. 67th Ave. Ste. 10
Phoenix, AZ 85033
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Tuesday - Thursday | 5 - 7 p.m.
Kids Cafe and St. Mary's Food Bank will distribute a free, healthy breakfast and lunch to kids and teens (ages 0-18) outside the following clinics during the specified times below. Parents can pick up meals on behalf of their children with appropriate documentation.
On Fridays, each child may receive double meals to provide for Saturday. Meals are provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.
Acacia Library Burton Barr Central Library Century Library Cholla Library
750 E. Townley Ave. 1221 N. Central Ave. 1750 E. Highland Ave. 10050 Metro Parkway E.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Phoenix, AZ 85051
Desert Sage Library Harmon Library Juniper Library Ocotillo Library
7602 W. Encanto Blvd. 1325 S. 5th Ave. 1825 W. Union Hills Dr. 102 W. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85035 Phoenix, AZ 85003 Phoenix, AZ 85027 Phoenix, AZ 85041
Saguaro Library Yucca Library
2808 N. 46th St. 5648 N. 15th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85008 Phoenix, AZ 85015
Department of Economic Security
The Department of Economic Security (DES) Coordinated Hunger Relief Program partners with the regional food banks to provide food to individuals in need. To learn more and find a food bank near you, visit azfoodbanks.org
Mobile Produce Markets
For a donation of $10 in Phoenix and Tucson and $15 in Northern Arizona, you can get up to 60 lbs. of fresh produce.
Produce on Wheels With-Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W)
Hours of Operation: Saturdays | 8 - 11 a.m.
For a $12 donation, you can get up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce.
Online Food Resources
AZfamily.com lists 100+ food banks in Maricopa County, listed by city.
A web-based service that provides resources for housing, medical, mental health, food, legal, parenting, and more.
A website that lists additional food bank resources in Arizona.
A map that displays free meal locations in your area.
Association of Arizona Food Banks (AAFB)
AAFB's Food Providers Directory lists emergency food options (food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and others that distribute emergency food) in Arizona.
Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
WIC provides supplemental healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support services, and referrals to health and social services to pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children under five who are at nutritional risk.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Resources
SNAP helps provide healthy food for families, children, and vulnerable adults in need.
USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture | Food and Nutrition Service
Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)- Families now have the option to attend some of their WIC appointments from the comfort of their homes. During a WIC@Home appointment, you’ll join other parents or caregivers using a video-chat website to share tips on nutrition or breastfeeding. All you need is a smartphone, tablet or computer with a webcam to participate.
Pet Food Resources
For pet food bank information and locations, please call 602-909-7153.