Food Pantry Locations

Food Drive-Thru Events
(as of September 23, 2020)


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Feeding Tampa Bay MEGA Pantry - Dates Added! 
Pre-packed meals via a drive-thru style distribution
Tuesdays Through October 27
3:30 to 6:30 PM (or while supplies last)
DeSoto Square Mall 303 301 Blvd W., Bradenton, 34205 (near JC Penney; enter car line from 301 near Firestone)
More Information

Feeding Tampa Bay Free Box of Food Mobile Pantries
Limit one box per household at the following locations:


Church of Christ 
Hosted by MLK Ministries
204 Martin Luther King Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208
Saturdays Through October 31
9 to 10:30 AM

Giving Alliance of Myakka City
36826 Manatee Avenue, Myakka 34251
Saturday, September 26; October 17 & 24; November 21 & 28; December 19 & 26
9 to 10:30 AM
 
City Life Church
1300 17th Avenue W., Bradenton 34205
Second Thursdays (October 8, November 12 and December 10)
4 to 5:30 PM

Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County
600 8th Avenue West, Palmetto 34221
Second Saturdays (October 10, November 14 and December 12)
9 to 10:30 AM

Just for Girls
1011 21st Street E., Bradenton 34208
First Saturdays (October 3, November 7 and December 5)
9 to 10:30 AM 

Salvation Army of Manatee County Drive Thru 
 Status: Suspended

Meals on Wheels Plus #Food4Families Drive Thru 
Breakfast, lunch and dinner meals to go that should feed a family of five for two or more days.
Renaissance on 9th/Bradenton Dream Center
1816 9th Street West, Bradenton 34205
Wednesday, September 23 & 30, 4 to 6 PM
Visit Meals on Wheels for more information.

Meals on Wheels Plus Produce Pantry
Third Thursdays Through May 20, 2021  
(sponsored by United Way)

Visible Men Academy
921 63rd Avenue E., Bradenton 34203
Every Third Thursday Through May 20, 2021, 8 to 10 AM

Sozo Missions
3124 17th Street E., Bradenton 34208
Every Third Thursday Through May 20, 2021, 8 to 10 AM

Increasing Joy Ministries
2515 37th Street E., Palmetto 34221
Every Third Thursday Through May 20, 2021, 12:30 to 2:30 PM


Manatee County School Students Free Meals
Available Through December 31!
Students With Full-Time Schedule: Free breakfast and lunch every day
Students With Hybrid Schedule: Free breakfast and lunch on days in school and take-home free breakfast and lunch for three days out of school
E-Learners and All Kids Ages 18 and Younger: Free breakfast and lunch during the school week, available for curbside pick up at any school on Mondays, 9:30 to 10:30 AM.
Details

Food Pantries in Manatee County Drop-Off Donation & Pick-Up Times

Before dropping off a donation, please call that organization to confirm the drop-off location and time has not changed. 

AM & FM Healthcare Services
616 10th St E., Bradenton 34208
941-730-8952
Second Saturdays
8 to 10 AM
(and by appointment Monday through Friday)

Bayshore Community Church
6502 14th Street W., Bradenton 34207
 755-1129
Tuesdays at 9 AM


Bayside 
1816 9th Street West, Bradenton 34205
941-755-8600
Breakfast on Saturdays, 7 to 8 AM

Beraca First Haitian SDA
2212 8th Avenue E., Bradenton 34208
954-218-6154
Call to have a box prepared

Bethany Baptist Church 
26604 SR 64E, Myakka City 34251
302-3176
First Saturdays, 9 to 11 AM

Bethel Church
1805 30th Ave W., Bradenton 34205
941-746-1936 
First & Third Thursdays
Noon to 2 PM

Bible Baptist Church of Palmetto
1750 6th Ave W Palmetto 34221
941-479-2619
Second & Fourth Fridays
9:30 to 11:30 AM

Christ Episcopal Church
313 42nd Street W., Bradenton 34205
941-747-3709
Thursdays, 2 to 4 PM

Church of Christ/MLK
Ministry 204 MLK Ave. Bradenton 34208
941-748-2040
Saturdays, 9 to 11 AM

Church of the Cross
5051 26th St W Bradenton 34207
941-756-0060
Second & Fourth Fridays
9 to 11 AM

Church of Hope Palmetto
1701 10th Street W. 34221
941-531-3266
Tuesdays, 10 to 12 PM


City Life Church 
1300 17th Avenue W. Bradenton 34205
941-749-0288

Tuesdays: To-Go Meal, 6 PM
Second Thursdays, 4 to 5:30 PM

Community of Christ 
5817 33rd Street E., Bradenton 34203
941-807-6985
Third Saturdays, 10 AM to 12 PM

 
Community Outreach
650 27th St E. Bradenton 34208
941-747-5847
Wednesdays, 6 to 6:45 PM
First & Third Saturdays, 8:30 to 9:30 AM

Crossroads PCG
2420 33rd Ave Dr E Bradenton 34208
941-812-1265
Fridays, 6 to 8 PM

Faith Temple Church of God
1720 18th St. E. Palmetto 34221
941-580-0908
Saturdays, 10 AM to 12 PM (Call for Availability)

Fifty Third Ave. Church of Christ
3412 53rd Ave E. Bradenton 34203
941-753-4153
Wednesdays, 9 AM

First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton 
1402 Manatee Ave., Bradenton 34205
941-224-1639 or 941-746-6141
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 AM to 12 PM

First United Methodist Church of Palmetto 
330 11th Avenue W., Palmetto 34221
941-722-1812

Tuesdays, 9 to 11 AM

Freedom Gathering

1910 14th St Bradenton 34205
941-806-9765
Wednesdays: Bagged lunch, 1 to 6 PM
Thursdays: Dinner, 5 PM

Fresh Start Social Services
492 Driftwood Lane, Suite 1321, Ellenton 34222
941-210-8216
Call to request


Giving Alliance of Myakka City, Inc.
36826 Manatee Ave., Myakka City 34251
941-350-2079
Third Saturdays
9 to 11 AM

Helping Hand Outreach
7215 1st Ave W Bradenton 34209
941-554-7701
Thursdays
9 AM to 2 PM

Hungers End Manatee
1802 14th St. W. #C Bradenton 34205
855-777-0259
Mondays, 6 to 7 PM
First & Third Wednesdays, 2 to 4 PM
Second & Fourth Wednesdays, 10 AM to 12 PM

Iglesia Pentocostes Cristo
1910 14th St W. Bradenton 34208
941-565-6755
Second Mondays, 3 PM

Increasing Joy Ministries
2515 37th St E Palmetto 34221
941-721-0684
Third Thursdays (Bimonthly)
1 PM

Joseph's Pantry - Genesis 41
2113 57th St E Bradenton 34208
Third Saturdays, 9 to 11 AM (call 941-746-6221 to confirm)
 
Joseph's Storehouse
1027 9th St W Bradenton 34205
941-465-3686
Tuesdays, 1 PM
Wednesdays, 8:30 to 10 AM

Life Changers International World Ministries
406 10th Ave W Palmetto 34221
941-417-2294
First & Third Saturdays
8 to 10 AM
 
Mt. Carmel Community Resource Center 
1314 2nd Avenue West, Palmetto 34221
941-981-5354
Bagged Lunch

Fridays, 8 AM to 2 PM

Mt. Raymond Church 
2410 4th Ave E Palmetto 34221 
941-722-7819 
Saturdays, 12:30 PM

Manatee Baptist Church
1501 7th Avenue East, Bradenton 34208
941-238-7464
Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 AM
 
Myakka United Methodist Church

10525 Lebanon St, Myakka City 34251
941-465-1360
Fridays & Saturdays
9 AM to 1 PM
Note: If short on food Mondays through Fridays, call to request access to the pantry.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist
11915 82nd St E Parrish 34219
941-776-2568
Second Tuesdays (Bimonthly), 10 AM - 1 PM

New College of Florida
5679 General Twinning Road, Sarasota 34243
941-487-4494
Call to request


New Life Change Ministry
307 41st St Blvd E Palmetto 34221
941-565-0627
Mondays, 10 AM to 12 PM
Wednesdays, 11 AM to 1 PM

Our Daily Bread
701 17th Ave W Bradenton 34205
941-745-2992
Daily Meal, 10 AM
Pantry Donations, Mondays & Fridays, 8:30 AM

Parrish United Methodist Church
12180 US Hwy 301 N Parrish 34219
941-776-1539
Second & Fourth Saturdays, 10:30 AM to 12 PM

Resonate Life Church
1820 53rd Ave W Bradenton 34207
941-756-7331
Thursdays, 1 to 3 PM

Restoration Church 
3505 5th Street East, Bradenton 34208
941-524-7562 

Tuesdays, 9 AM to 1 PM

Source Church 
5412 SR 64, Bradenton 34208
941-592-4700 

Sundays, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Spanish Community Church
1804 53rd Ave E Bradenton 34203
941-900-8523
 Call for appointment

St. George Episcopal Church
912 63d Ave W Bradenton 34207
941-755-3606
First & Third Thursdays, 9 to 10:30 AM

St. John Missionary Baptist
Church 104 17th St E Palmetto 34221
941-722-2335
Tuesdays, 10 AM

St. Joseph Food Pantry
2704 33rd Avenue W. Bradenton 34205
941-756-3732
Mondays to Fridays, 9 AM to 12 PM
(Now Closed on Wednesday Evenings)

St. Luke Baptist
540 12th St Dr W Palmetto 34221
941-722-8375
Third Saturdays (bimonthly), 9 AM to 12 PM

St. Mary Episcopal 
1010 24th Avenue West, Palmetto 34221
941-722-5292
Tuesdays, 9 to 11 AM

St. Vincent DePaul Society
2850 75th St. W., Bradenton 34209
941-794-1328 

By appointment only

Stillpoint Mission 
1608 14th St W Bradenton 34205
941-748-6835
Fridays, 9 to 11:30 AM

Turning Point-Open Door
701 17th Ave W Bradenton 34205
941-747-0383
Coffee, Mondays to Fridays
8 AM to 2 PM

Woodland Community Church
Church 9607 SR 70 E Bradenton 34202
941-753-8588
Fridays, 10:30 to 11:45 AM

Information compiled by the Manatee Feeding Workgroup. If you belong to an agency that would like to participate in this workgroup, please email Tracie Adams


Need help with pet food and supplies?

Manatee County Animal Services offers a year-round Pet Food Pantry Program. Please call 941-742-5933 to arrange for a pick up of supplies at their Palmetto shelter location.