Provides weekly food distribution consisting of fresh produce, meat, and shelf-stable products. Participant can only pick up food from site at which they are registered. (It is not possible to pick up from an alternate site if the distribution date is missed or if the site was closed.)
Some distribution sites are specific for seniors and individuals with disabilities only. Seniors and individuals with disabilities can register at these distribution sites or at a standard site.
Low income seniors are also encouraged to enroll in the monthly Supplemental Food Program (see separate program entry).
Same day food: New applicants may be given food the same day that they apply, if there are resources available after standard distribution. New applicant must wait on site until the end of the distribution period. *If same day food is needed, refer to the Emergency Food Box Program under the same agency.
Transferring to a new pantry site: Applicant must go to new site during enrollment period to request transfer. Official transfer can take up to two weeks. As with initial enrollment, same day food is not guaranteed.
Visit the food pantries during program hours (no phone access).
Languages Available: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish
Payment Description: No fee
Intake and Eligibility: Must be resident of San Francisco or Marin counties.
<br />For senior/disability specific site: Must be senior aged 60 or older, or individual with disabilities aged 18-59.