Anderson, SC
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 79 food pantries in the Anderson area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Anderson , SC 29621

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Anderson, SC to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Anderson , SC.

Area Served:
Anderson , SC



Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed.
-- Walter Russell




Salvation Army, The - Anderson

2 Miles Away

112 Tolly ST
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 225-7381

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Services:
Anderson Salvation Army provides
*clothing,
*fans, electric blankets, and heaters,
*food,
*homeless shelter,
*household items for fire survivors and natural disaster survivors (Red Cross referral, police/ fire report, and picture IDs REQUIRED),
*household items for domestic abuse survivors (police report and ID REQUIRED), and
*utility bill assistance (electric and gas bills with cut-off notice).

Hours:
Call for appointment for all services other than food bank. Open M-F 8:00am-12:00 noon. Shelter check-in 4:00pm-10:00pm.

Eligibility:
People in need. For house fire and natural disaster survivors needing household items, Red Cross referral is REQUIRED.

Documents To Bring:
For financial help, bring disconnection notice, picture ID, SS card for everyone in the family, proof of income, and a list of all expenses. For shelter, bring picture ID and Social Security card. For household items, bring police/ fire report and picture ID.



The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
-- James M Barrie




New Life Philadelphia Center

2 Miles Away

700 E Shockley Ferry RD
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 224-4052

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Services:
Agency offers counseling and referral services to:
*abused/neglected woman & children,
*families,
*single parents,
*and teens,

Agency also offers
*financial and economic stability counseling,
*food pantry,
*and educational support (such as tutoring, mentoring, and fellowships) for the entire family.

Hours:
Th 10:00am-2:00pm

Eligibility:
Anyone displaying a need for services.

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk in.



Value is the most invincible and impalpable of ghosts, and comes and goes unthought of while the visible and dense matter remains as it was.
-- W. Stanley Jevons




Good Neighbor Cupboard

2 Miles Away

313 South Towers ST
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 224-1701

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Services:
Agency provides emergency food boxes.

Hours:
MWThF 9:00 am-12:30pm, closed Tu and holidays

Eligibility:
People in need. DSS vouchers and referrals from churches, doctors, or DSS are accepted but not required.

Documents To Bring:
Walk in - must be within first 30 people (line up before 9:00am)



Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
-- Pilgrims




Anderson Interfaith Ministries

2 Miles Away

1202 South Murray AVE
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 226-2273

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Services:
AIM provides
*Back to School: school supplies for
elementary and middle school students in all five Anderson school districts;
*Benefit Bank screening: SNAP Outreach, Income Taxes,FAFSA, Medicaid
*Emergency Assistance Program: Utilities, rent, deposit for housing, and
work-related assistance;
*firewood (Wood Ministry);
*food pantry
*Individual Development Accounts Program (matching money for buying a home, saving for college, or starting a small business);
*Ramp and home Repair Program: Coordinates minor home repairs or modification;
and
*Women and Children Succeeding (for mothers receiving government assistance): daycare, support services, life
skills, and training at a technical school.

Hours:
M-Th 8:00am-4:00pm, F 8:00am-2:00pm.

Eligibility:
Anderson County residents in need.

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment starting Friday at 8:00am. Keep calling until you get an appointment.



Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
-- Quentin Crisp




Woodmont United Care Association

13 Miles Away

208 Washington Church Rd.
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 400-8077

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Services:
Agency provides
*food pantry,
*medical equipment and mobility aids (wheelchairs, portable toilets, walkers, etc.),
*prescription drug discount cards.

Hours:
Hours vary.

Eligibility:
Residents of southern Greenville County in the Woodmont High School area; must be American Citizen.

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment; proof of income required for some services.



'We must do something' is the unanimous refrain. 'You begin' is the deadening refrain. - The Saving Sense.
-- Walter Dwight




God's Pantry - Pelzer

13 Miles Away

315 Daventon RD
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 963-4441

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Services:
Agency provides:
*emergency food assistance,
*hygiene goods,
*referral services
Also provides special diabetic food boxes upon request Home delivery is available if need is proven.

Hours:
Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm

Eligibility:
Residents of Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, and Spartanburg Counties.

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk in; bring Social Security cards, picture I.D. (Driver's License).



No man will work for your interests unless they are his.
-- David Seabury




Clemson Community Care

15 Miles Away

105 Anderson HWY
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-4460

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Services:
CCC provides
*food pantry,
*food stamps application assistance,
*free mortgage assistance clinic,
*home repairs assistance,
*homeless emergency support,
*mortgage and rent payment assistance (bring eviction notice),
*school supplies (School Success),
*Secret Santa Christmas program for current clients [Saturday December 1, 2012 at 9:30am; call for location details], and
*utility bill payment assistance (heat, cooling, power, water; bring disconnect notice).

Hours:
M-Th 9:00am-1:00pm, Walk-ins accepted M-Th 9:00am-10:00am

Eligibility:
Clemson, Central, and Pendleton residents with emergency situation

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment or arrive BEFORE 10:00am. Bring proof of residence, Social Security cards for all household members, proof of income for people ages 18+, and eviction or disconnect notice/ bill needing payment.



One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
-- Lucille Ball




United Christian Ministries

21 Miles Away

303 Dacusville HWY
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 855-0853

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Services:
Program provides
*Boost or Ensure nutritional supplements for cancer patients,
*emergency financial assistance for clothes, rent, utilities--including deposits, heat, fuel, and life-sustaining medications,
*food pantry, and
*school supplies.
This agency is part of the Good Samaritan Alliance (Good Sam Alliance).

Hours:
MWF 9:00am-12:00 noon.

Eligibility:
Pickens County residents with proven low-income or emergency situations EXCEPT Central and Clemson residents.

Documents To Bring:
Head of household must arrive EARLY and walk in--only the first 30 people will be served. Bring ID, Social Security cards for all household members, and proof of household income for past month.



What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
-- Bob Dylan




Salvation Army, The - Pickens County

21 Miles Away

102 Stewart DR
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 855-6408

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Services:
For people with documented emergency (ex. utility shutoff notice, layoff notice, etc.) agency provides
*Christmas assistance for children ages 0-12. (October 15-19, 2012) MUST have birth certificates for all children, social security cards for entire household, proof of all income and expense for month of October, vehicle registration [if applies], and clothes and shoe sizes for children written down.),
*clothing,
*food,
*mortgage payment assistance,
*rent payment assistance,
*school supplies (accepts and distributes),
*thrift shop, and
*utilities assistance-power, natural gas, water (Does not pay deposit, late, or reconnect fees).

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-3:00pm. Closed for lunch.

Eligibility:
Pickens County residents with documented emergency (printed proof of problem: layoff notice, eviction notice, etc.). For Christmas help, children must be ages 0-12.

Documents To Bring:
Call--if no answer, leave a detailed message. For mortgage, rent, or utilities help, bring picture ID, children's birth certificates, proof of income, and all household bills.



The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
-- Flora Whittemore




5 Point Church Food Pantry

21 Miles Away

1600 East Main ST
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 442-6904

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Services:
Agency provides
*food.

Hours:
TuTh 9:00-11:00am.

Eligibility:
Resident of Pickens County.

Documents To Bring:
Picture ID and proof of residence required.



Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination.
-- John Luther