Atherton, CA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 235 food pantries in the Atherton area.

1 Miles Away

Atherton , CA 94027

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Reduced cost food in Atherton , CA.

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Atherton , CA

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St Francis Center Of Redwood City

3 Miles Away

151 Buckingham Ave
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 365-7829

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Since 1986, they have provided women and children with a hospitable place to receive nutritious food and needed clothing. Since their inception, they have expanded their basic services to include housing, education, an annual Christmas toy giveaway, and most recently, a 3000 square foot community garden.

 We: - Alleviate suffering by providing direct social services to the economically disadvantaged and disenfranchised. - Increase the marketability of their clients by providing skill- building courses. - Reduce and help break the cycle of poverty by providing a solid value-based education to selected client family cohorts. - Address the desperate need for affordable housing by owning and operating an apartment complex specifically designated to serve families with very low incomes. - Beautify the neighborhood and give client families the numerous therapeutic and practical benefits afforded by a community garden. - Foster nurturing relationships, encourage self-determination, and advocate for change in systems that oppress. - Refer clients to agencies with whom they network.

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3 Miles Away

425 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(408) 453-3124

Provides hot meals and grocery distribution services.

Varies by site. Call for more information.

Open to all

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Second Harvest Food Bank Of Santa Clara And San Mateo Counties

6 Miles Away

750 Curtner Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 951252118
(800) 984-3663

Food Connection is a toll-free hotline that helps people in need of food find resources in their neighborhood, including food pantries, hot meal sites and children's summer meal locations. Food Connection Hotline can also assist with CalFresh applications. They are available Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Open to all

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South Palo Alto Food Closet

6 Miles Away

670 East Medow Drive
Room 9
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 853-8672

Provides groceries to families who reside in Palo Alto and whose income does not exceed 150% of the federal poverty level. Families with children under 18 come weekly; families of adults come every other week. Clients who wish to received food more than once must obtain a written referral through the Opportunity Center or School District.

Low-income Families with children under the age of 18 approved by the Opportunity Center, who live in zip codes 94301, 94302, 94303, 94304, 94305, 94306. Families

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El Concilio Emergency Services Partnership

6 Miles Away

1798 Bay Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 330-7432

Certificates/Forms Assistance, Comprehensive Information and Referral, Emergency Shelter Clearinghouses, Language Translation, Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Rental Deposit Assistance, Transportation, Utility Service Payment Assistance

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Low- or moderate-income resident of area served

Area Served:
San Mateo County (East Palo Alto, Menlo Park)

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One Of The Core Service Centers That Acts As A Safety Net By Providing Human Services Programs For Residents Of The San Mateo County Coast. Provides Emergency Services Including Food Boxes, Rental Assistance, Housing Support, Casework, The Family Harvest Program, Brown Bag Food Program And Assistance With A Variety Of Other Needs.

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Community Services Agency Of Mountain View And Los Altos

9 Miles Away

204 Stierlin Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 968-0836

Offers a food pantry stocked with supplemental food. Typically available are are canned foods, bread, fruits and vegetables, grains, sweets, juice and eggs.

Mondays and Thursdays: 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 2pm-4pm.

Restricted to residents of Mountain View, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills who meet HUD and USDA income guidelines.

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Call Primrose Center

12 Miles Away

139 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 342-2255

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Brown Bag Food Programs, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

Monday-Friday, 9-3

Individual or family, low income

Area Served:
San Mateo County (Belmont, Burlingame, Foster City, Hillsborough, Millbrae, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo)

Additional Services:
Hosts A Food Pantry Offering Fresh And Canned Groceries Including Meat, Cheese, Milk, Eggs, Vegetables And Fruits. Clients May Receive Food Twice Per Month.

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Sunnyvale Community Services

12 Miles Away

725 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 738-4321

The Emergency Assistance Network (EAN) provides a variety of services to prevent homelessness and act as a safety net for residents facing eviction, utility disconnection, and hunger. Offers one-time financial aid for low income Sunnyvale families and seniors facing temporary financial problems including help with rent, utilities, medical, and other critical expenses Emergency and monthly food program offered Referrals to other appropriate services also offered.

Monday-Friday, 9-11:30, 1-4:30. Monthly food distribution from 8am-5pm

Must reside in eligble zip codes: 94085, 94086, 94087, 94089

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West Valley Community Services, Inc.

13 Miles Away

10104 Vista Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014
(140) 825-5803

Provides a food pantry for families and individuals to visit every week to receive fresh food such as bread and everyday goods such as rice, beans, meat, eggs, tortillas, canned food, and prepared food.

Monday-Friday, 10am-11:15pm, 1pm-4:15pm; Thursday, 10am-11:15am, 1pm-4:15pm, 5:15pm-7:15pm

Families and individuals who meet the HUD guidelines for low to extremely-low income

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Hope 4 The Heart

17 Miles Away

22035 Meekland Ave
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 581-4673

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Hope 4 the Heart is a non-profit food bank located in the San Francisco Bay Area. They are an all-volunteer organization, and their mission is to improve the well-being every family they serve by alleviating hunger and improving nutrition. They believe that no one should go hungry in their food-rich nation, and they assist those in their community who need a helping hand.

The third Saturday of every month, Hope 4 the Heart opens its doors to local families in need of food. Every food box contains product for the month, along with fresh produce purchased with a grant from FEMA, diapers and formula for families with infants, and other items that families need.  Every month, approximately 450 boxes are prepared, and still they run out of boxes. With the new warehouse, they plan to be able to serve more families who need help.

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