Access Florida: Food Assistance Program
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The Food Assistance Program helps people with low-income buy healthy food.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates how much it costs to buy food to prepare nutritious, low-cost meals and determines the amount of food assistance benefits an individual or family receives.
Feeding Tampa Bay
Feeding Tampa Bay offers a number of different ways to bring food to your table. Visit their website to learn about each of the programs below and to find a food pantry near you.
Mobile Pantries: Refrigerated trucks bring fresh produce, meat, bread, and shelf-stable items directly to neighborhoods in need. Pick up a box of food, free of charge.
My Mobile Market: Shop the mobile grocery store for your weekly staples. Purchase fresh produce, bread, and shelf-stable items at a low cost.
Charity Market: Feeding Tampa Bay’s on-site food pantry allows you to shop for fresh produce, meat, bread, and shelf-stable items. Make an appointment to pick up a box of food, free of charge.
Trinity Café: A full-service restaurant that serves healthy, hot meals daily, free of charge.
SNAP Assistance: Meet with the Community Outreach team to find out if you qualify for food stamp benefits and to obtain assistance with the SNAP application process.
Metro Brigaide Meal Site Partners: Provide hot, balanced, and nutritious meals throughout Tampa Bay. Visit the website above to search for a location near you.
Kids and teens can still get free balanced meals this summer while schools are closed! Summer BreakSpot locations are a place for kids and teens to grab a free meal with no application necessary.
Tampa Jewish Family Services - Community Food Bank
The Community Food Bank offers food to individuals and families once a month at each of its two locations.
Emergency Food Bags are available Monday – Friday.
Appointments are preferred for both types of food distribution.