Athens, TN
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 155 food pantries in the Athens area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Athens , TN 37303

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Athens, TN 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 Athens , TN.

Area Served:
Athens , TN



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Low Income Assistance | McMinn County

1 Miles Away

125 North Jackson St
Athens, TN 37303
745-8095

Services:
A community agency that provides a variety of services for residents Programs include distribution of commodities, emergency utility assistance, rent assistance, transportation, weatherization, and assists families to re-establish their lives.

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

Eligibility:
Transportation is available to the public regardless of income level

Documents To Bring:
Phone for appointment



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Coordinated Charities of Athens

1 Miles Away

1217 A Congress Parkway
Athens, TN 37371
745-9625

Services:
Human Care agency providing limited assistance to individuals. Utilities, rent, and food is provided on a limited basis.

Hours:
9:00am-4:30pm, M-Thur

Eligibility:
Low Income residents
Help once every 90 days

Documents To Bring:
Bring SS Card, TN ID or DL, Proof of Residence



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Low Income Assistance | Meigs County

12 Miles Away

City County Building, River Road
Decatur, TN 37322
334-3305

Services:
A community agency that provides a variety of services for residents Programs include distribution of commodities, low income energy assistance funds, transportation, weatherization, manages funds for food/utility/housing payment assistance, and assists homeless families to re-establish their lives LIHEAP

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

Eligibility:
Low income residents of the county who qualify by meeting poverty guidelines

Documents To Bring:
Phone for appointment



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Financial/food - Meigs County Ministry

12 Miles Away

Highway 58 North
Decatur, TN 37322
334-1071

Services:
Ministry helps with food pantry and financial assistance in an emergency.

Hours:
9:00am-4:00pm, M-F; 9:00am-1:00pm, S



Having more money does not insure happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.
-- Hobart Brown




Sweetwater Area Ministries - Food Vouchers - Mon - Fri 9am-4pm; Vouchers for zip 37874 every 90 days

13 Miles Away

601 Sweetwater-Vonore Rd
Sweetwater, TN 37874
(423) 337-0210

Services:
Provides food pantry for those in Monroe County if there is a need. Can also provide grocery voucher every 90 days for zip code 37874.

Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; served every 90 days

Eligibility:
Sweetwater residents with a legitimate need for food assistance. Vouchers given every 90 days for zip code 37874 only.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in



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Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority - Monroe County Center - Commodity Food Distribution

15 Miles Away

884 Englewood Road
Madisonville, TN 37354
(423) 442-3769

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Services:
Agency distributes USDA surplus commodity food to eligible residents.

Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Eligibility:
Households must be under the 150% poverty income guideline.

Documents To Bring:
Call (423) 442-3769 or (423) 442-3983 for appointment.



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Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency - Polk County

21 Miles Away

Elect. Comm. Bldg. Crt. House Annex
Benton, TN 37307
338-2335

Services:
A community agency that provides a variety of services for residents. Programs include distribution of commodities, low income energy assistance funds, transportation, weatherization, manages funds for food/utility/housing payment assistance, and assists homeless families to re-establish their lives. Agency takes pre-applications for Section 8 housing certificates and forwards them to Dunlap.

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F



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Low Income Assistance | Polk County

21 Miles Away

Elec. Com. Bld. Court House Annex
Benton, TN 37307
338-2335

Services:
A community agency that provides a variety of services for residents Programs include distribution of commodities, low income energy assistance funds, transportation, weatherization, manages funds for food/utility/housing payment assistance, and assists homeless families to re-establish their lives Agency takes pre-application for Section 8 housing certificates and forwards them to Dunlap LIHEAP.

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

Eligibility:
Anyone can ride

Documents To Bring:
24 hours in advance



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-- Gandhi




Our Daily Bread

22 Miles Away

359 Front Street
Spring City, TN 37381
365-9481

Services:
Food Pantry, Thrift Store, Clothing Sales, Furniture Sales, Household Sales

Hours:
M,T,TH,F 9:00am to 4:00pm-Wednedsay 9:00am-1:00pm- Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm



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-- Wayne Dyer




Saint Therese Catholic Church

23 Miles Away

900 Clingan Ridge Drive NW
Dayton, TN 37321
476-8123

Services:
Provides a small food pantry at the church.

Hours:
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F

Documents To Bring:
211 I & R Resource Manager must call on behalf of client first.



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