Food Pantry Locations

Food-Distribution Events
(Updated June 3, 2022)


Please follow Neighborhood Services on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube @manateeneighbor for additional updates and neighborhood news. Information gathered  by the Manatee Feeding Workgroup. If you belong to an agency that would like to participate in this workgroup or if you have any changes to the information below, please email Tracie Adams

Drive-Thru & Pick-Up Events


Meals on Wheels Online Calendar!
Find a list of food pantries by day of the month

Feeding Tampa Bay Mega Drive-Thru Food Pantry
Tuesdays, 4:30 to 6 PM
DeSoto Square Mall: 303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton 34205
(enter off of 301, turn LEFT, next to the Hungry Howie's)
This is a USDA FEFAP Distribution Site
More Feeding Tampa Bay Food Resources

Summer Breakspots for Kids & Teens!
Free, nutritious meals for kids ages 18 and under
Text “Food” to 304-304
Visit SummerBreakspot.org Website


Summer Food4Families Schedule!!

Pick up free breakfast, lunch and dinner items—enough to feed a family of five for two or more days at these weekly locations in JUNE and JULY

Southeast High School
1200 37th AVE E., Bradenton 34208
Every THURSDAY
10:30 to 11:30 AM

River Trace Apartments
2710 River Trace Circle, Bradenton 34208
Every FRIDAY
11 to 11:30 AM

Turner Chapel
317 11th St DR W, Palmetto 34221
Every FRIDAY
12 to 1 PM

Pride Park
815 63rd Avenue East, Bradenton 34203
Every FRIDAY
1 to 2 PM

Lincoln Park
501 17th Street East, Palmetto 34208
Every FRIDAY
1:30 to 2:30 PM

(Quantities may be limited. Distribution location, dates, and times are subject to change. Go to mealsonwheelsplus.org for the most up-to-date information.)

Meals on Wheels Plus Produce Pantry
Third Thursdays  
(sponsored by United Way)

Visible Men Academy
921 63rd Avenue E., Bradenton 34203
Every Third Thursday  
Next Distribution: Thursday, June 16, 8 to 10 AM

Samoset First Baptist 
3200 15th Street East, Bradenton 34208
Every Third Thursday
Next Distribution: Thursday, June 16, 8 to 10 AM

First Baptist Church of Ellenton
1707 36th Ave. E., Ellenton, Palmetto 34221
  Every Third Thursday
Next Distribution: Thursday, June 16, 1 to 3 PM

Additional Programs:

SNAP Program
 More information about additional supplement added in January.

Online Program: Walmart, Amazon, and Aldi now accept SNAP payments online for approved grocery items. To determine if grocery delivery is available for your location, please visit the retailer’s Website, and enter your ZIP Code (EPT cards cannot be used to pay for delivery fees).

WIC (Women, Infants & Children): Call 813-307-8074



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


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Need other community resources?

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.