We’ve created a locator tool that you can use to find your nearest food bank, food pantry or school lunch program pickup site. To use the tool, simply enter an address into the search bar and information for the sites closest to you will be displayed. If possible, call a location before you visit to verify days/hours they are open and any requirements. If you can’t find a nearby location, you may be able to find support options in the additional food support resources list below.
Data on this map is provided by No Kid Hungry, USDA and FoodFinder. Links to external resources are not operated or maintained by Google, please contact partners directly to report any inaccuracies or request any updates.
- The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is designed to provide low-income seniors with access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey and herbs. Visit this page to check income eligibility guidelines.
- Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to seniors through its network of independently-run local programs in communities across America. Visit this page to look for a program near you.
- The Commodity Supplemental Food program works to improve the health of low-income seniors by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. Visit this page to learn more about eligibility requirements.
- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Visit this site to learn more and determine whether you might be eligible for benefits.
- Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a USDA run benefit that provides resources to families who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to school closures. Benefits are loaded onto EBT cards used to purchase food. Most states and some territories have been approved to run P-EBT programs for the 2020-2021 school year. To see if your state or territory is in the approved list, simply look for it in the drop-down box below, then click on "visit website" to visit your location's P-EBT site.
Many military families face unique challenges, including frequent relocations that can make it challenging to navigate available benefits and support options. Even for military families who don’t qualify for SNAP, there are a host of other benefits available and organizations that can provide support. The Military Family Advisory Network has compiled a number of relevant resources, and the Armed Services YMCA provides food support in some locations, as well as other support options like childcare.
Many states and communities offer nutritional benefits and assistance programs. In order to help you find out if there are local programs that you might be eligible for, we've compiled a list of state benefit websites. Simply select your state from the drop-down box below, and click "visit website" to open your local site.
- United Way: Call 211 to learn about local food assistance options
- USDA National Hunger Hotline: Call 1-866-3-HUNGRY to speak with a representative who will find food resources such as meal sites, food banks, and other social services available near your location.
- No Kid Hungry: Text FOOD to 877-877 to find free, healthy meals in your community
Learn about how 5 community-based organizations are working to address food insecurity across the U.S.
FoodCycle LA partners with food retailers to divert fresh food from landfills to local communities experiencing food insecurity, diverting the equivalent of 60,000 surplus meals per week.
Chicago Public Schools
Over 75% of CPS students are economically disadvantaged and many rely on school for food. When the pandemic hit, CPS reacted quickly, offering grab-and-go meals and meal delivery options.
Massachusetts Military Support Foundation
Despite serving their country, active-duty military families and veterans can be impacted by food insecurity. The Massachusetts Military Support Foundation provides food support to those who served.
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger & Poverty
Baylor created its Meals to You program to deliver shelf-stable meals to the doorsteps of children in rural Texas. In 2020, they collaborated with the USDA to expand delivery to additional states. The program has served 39 million meals rather than 3 million as initially stated in the video.
University of Michigan, Maize & Blue Cupboard
Over 30% of U-M students experience food insecurity. U-M's student-led Maize & Blue Cupboard program ensures that students facing food insecurity have access to sufficient amounts of nutritious food.