Community Food Resources

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Emergency Food Program

  • Provides a three-day supply of food for people in crisis
  • Visit or call 2-1-1 for locations
  • Service available to all San Francisco residents (with ID) one time in a 12-month period

Food Pantries and Free Meals

  • Get a current list of free food pantries and free meals offered around San Francisco at
  • Father's House (Pomeroy Center, 269 Herbst Road, San Francisco) - Thursdays 5-6 p.m. Bring Photo ID with proof of SF residency (address on ID or piece of mail with current residential address).

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank

  • The Food Bank not only provides emergency assistance, as described above, but also weekly groceries and free food pantries in neighborhoods around San Francisco and the Bay Area
  • To access these programs, call 2-1-1 or use the online food locator
  • Anyone who feels they need it will qualify for assistance from the Food Bank, and most of its programs require participants to provide only very basic information
  • Service available to all San Francisco residents (with ID)

Greater Bay Area Food Resources