Altadena, CA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 190 food pantries in the Altadena area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Altadena , CA 91001

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Services:
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Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Altadena , CA.

Area Served:
Altadena , CA



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Altadena Seventh-day Adventist Church

1 Miles Away

2609 N. Lincoln Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 794-3953
(626) 797-8544

Services:
The church provides emergency food for residents of Altadena. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and occasional emergency food assistance. The program provides emergency food for low-income people in Altadena, including people who are homeless and persons who are undocumented. The program provides groceries consisting of such items as canned and packaged dried goods; staples such as flour, rice and beans. People may be served once a month; homeless people may be served every two weeks. Services are restricted to Altadena residents; however, individuals from outside Altadena may be eligible to receive service one time.

Hours:
Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 9:00am to 12:00 noon.

Eligibility:
Call to apply; and appointment is required.

Area Served:
Altadena

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
CAID or CADL and proof of residence are required.



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-- Woody Allen




Ecumenical Council Of The Pasadena Area Churches

3 Miles Away

P.O. Box 41125
Pasadena, CA 91114
(626) 979-2402

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Services:
The mission of the Ecumenical Council Pasadena Area Churches is to alleviate the effects of poverty, to encourage self sufficiency through the collective efforts of congregations, individuals and community organizations and to promote mutual support, understanding and collaboration within the faith community.

The Pantry provides supplemental food each week for more than 200 low income and homeless families.



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-- Claude Bristol




Hands Ministry, The

3 Miles Away

151 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Coleman James Learning Center
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 275-2607

Services:
The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Pasadena. Services include occasional emergency food assistance. The agency provides a box of canned and dry goods or people may pick goods from the pantry once a month. There are geographic restrictions.

Hours:
Intake and distribution is the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility:
Low income. Walk in for service.

Area Served:
PASADENA

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
Proof of residence is required such as CADL, CAID and utility bill. Services are provided on a first come, first serve basis.



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Ecumenical Council Of Pasadena Area Congregations

3 Miles Away

444 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 797-6072
(626) 797-2402

Services:
The program provides supplemental groceries consisting of frozen food, canned goods, peanut butter, dry products including cereal, rice, beans and pasta, and powdered milk. Bread and fresh produce is provided when available; infant formula and baby food may also be available. Assistance may be provided on an ongoing basis, once per week.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Intake on Wednesday only, distribution hours for ongoing emergency food are Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Eligibility:
Applicants must meet federal low-income guidelines.

Area Served:
Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, San Gabriel, San Marino or South Pasadena residents.

Documents To Bring:
Walk in to apply. For first time applicants, proof of income and ID for head of household and ID for all family members are required.



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-- Tom Crum




Salvation Army Corps Community Center - Pasadena

5 Miles Away

1000 E. Walnut St., Ste. 102
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 773-4425
(626) 773-4400

Services:
The program provides emergency food services for families, couples and individuals who live in Altadena, Arcadia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. A three-day supply of groceries is provided; the amount of food provided varies according to family size. A typical bag of food may include USDA food products and canned goods. People may receive assistance every three months. Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena residents.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:30am.

Eligibility:
Walk in for service.

Area Served:
Altadena (AD) Pasadena (PS) Sierra Madre (SQ) South Pasadena (SW)

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
ID for each family member, such as Social Security cards, proof of residence and proof of income are required.



Money is the seed of money.
-- Jean-Jacques Rousseau




The Rector Wardens & Vestry Of The Church Of Our Saviour In San

7 Miles Away

535 West Roses Rd
San Gabriel, CA 91775
6265792190112

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Services:
Their organization is dedicated to fulfilling the spiritual, emotional and material needs of their neighbors.

Located in El Monte, Their Savitheir Center provides: food distribution; clinical services; wellness education; youth tutorial and enrichment; and emergency shelter (motel vouchers).  In cooperation with local partners, the Center also provides adult computer education and parenting classes.  Programs and services are located at two faclities.



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-- Mal Pancoast




First Lutheran Church Glendal

8 Miles Away

1300 E. Colorado St.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 240-9000
(323) 245-4000

Services:
The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Glendale and the Los Angeles zip codes 90041, 90042 and 90065, including people who are undocumented and people who are homeless. Services include ongoing food assistance and a hot meal. Groceries include canned fruits and vegetables, bread, dried beans and rice, canned soup, juice and pudding. Powdered or canned milk, fresh produce, fruits and vegetables, may be available, depending on donations. Special diets, such as low salt, soft foods and sugar free, can be accommodated. Groceries usually last 5 to 6 days. The amount of food varies with the family size. People can apply for assistance every other week. Referrals for other social services within the service area are also available.

Hours:
Friday, 8:30am to 11:30am; second Saturday of the month, 12:15pm to 1:30pm.

Area Served:
Services are restricted to Glendale and Los Angeles zip code 90041, 90042 and 90065 residents.

Documents To Bring:
Walk in to apply for service. Some kind of ID is requested, but not required.



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-- Paul J. Fleyer




Arcadia Welfare And Thrift Shop

9 Miles Away

323 N. First St.
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 447-6864

Services:
The program provides emergency food for people who live in Arcadia. A bag of canned goods are provided; the amount of food varies with family size. People may be assisted more than once depending upon their circumstances. The service is restricted to Arcadia residents.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:45am.

Eligibility:
Walk in to apply.

Area Served:
Arcadia

Additional Services:
Clothing Housing Assistance Rent & Utility Assistance

Documents To Bring:
ID for the head of household and proof of residence are required.



Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
-- Miguel de Cervantes




People For People Food Program

9 Miles Away

860 E. Mission Rd.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 285-2549

Services:
The program provides emergency food for low-income residents of Alhambra, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel and Temple City, including people who are undocumented and who are homeless. Services are restricted to Alhambra, Arcadia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel and Temple City residents. The program provides bags of groceries which contain USDA surplus food, canned and packaged dried goods and powdered milk. The amount of groceries varies with family size but is enough to last approximately four days. Baby food and infant formula are usually available. People may receive assistance once a month. Seniors 65 years and older who live independently may be assisted once per month; groceries can be delivered to seniors who live in Rosemead if they are disabled with no transportation.

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00am to 2:45pm; and Friday, 8:00am to 12:30pm.

Eligibility:
Call to apply. An appointment is required; referrals are accepted.

Area Served:
Alhambra (AL) Arcadia (AR) Monterey Park (MP) Rosemead (RO) San Gabriel (SF) Temple City (TE)

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
Picture ID, social security card, CalFresh card (if applicable) for the head of household, social security cards for all family members including children (undocumented birth certificate is accepted), proof of income and a current utility bill are required.



Telling someone the truth is a loving act.
-- Mal Pancoast




San Gabriel Mission Christian Service Center

9 Miles Away

254 1/2 S. Santa Anita
San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 289-5165

Services:
The program provides emergency food for low-income people of all ages who live in the city of San Gabriel, including homeless people. Services include occasional and ongoing emergency food assistance. Services are available for single people, couples, and families, regardless of their religion, source of income or citizenship. The contents of the bags vary but usually include staples such as beans, rice and pasta; canned goods such as tuna, vegetables, fruits and meats; and infant formula and baby food, if available. Homeless people who do not have access to cooking facilities are assisted with items such as flip-top canned goods, bread and instant soups. The amount of food provided varies according to family size and is enough to last three days; people may be assisted more than once depending on their circumstances. People may register for ongoing assistance once per month. Services are restricted to San Gabriel residents who live within San Gabriel Mission Parish.

Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 1:45. Closed on Sunday and holidays.

Eligibility:
People may walk in for service. Program staff complete a form for all emergency food applicants and make home visits when circumstances require ongoing services. People may apply one time a month.

Area Served:
San Gabriel

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
Picture ID or proof of address, such as a utility bill or rent receipt, is required from head of household and other adults; people who do not have I.D are assisted one time only.



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