Recovery Resources

Manatee CARES Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Funding

Manatee County will distribute up to $70 million in CARES Act funding for costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The funding will be disbursed in four categories to meet the needs of residents, business owners, nonprofits, local government agencies and community partners.

Learn more about how to apply for Manatee CARES Funding

Food Distribution

See other food drive-thru events and food pantry locations.

Mega Pantry at State College of Florida

Feeding Tampa Bay has set up a mega food pantry for local families in need of fresh food. Feeding Tampa Bay will be prepared to serve 1,000 families with care packages that will include three-to-four days of food.

Every Tuesday, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m., through July 28

DeSoto Square Mall (near JC Penney; enter car line from 301 near Firestone)
303 301 Blvd W
Bradenton, FL 34205