LIST: Summer food drives in Arizona and how to donate or receive food

As the heat rises in certain parts of Arizona, so does the need for food.

Here's a list of some food drives coming up in the Valley for people in need for the summer. This article will be updated once a a new and upcoming food drive is listed.

Phoenix Rescue Mission

What: Fill-A-Bag, Feed-A-Family Programs 

Where: Community Solutions Center, 1801 South 35th Avenue, Phoenix

What: The mission volunteers will all be provided with bags to take home and distribute to their friends or neighbors who are willing to purchase food to fill up the bag.

The mission will then distribute the bags of foods, which are all donated by the community. To receive bags, families are suggested to sign up by emailing Oscar Barajas at obarajas@phoenixrescuemission.org or calling 602-346-3383.

The mission also serves meals daily at its facilities beginning Monday until Sunday. Click here for hours and locations.

To donate food or volunteer, click here.

St. Mary's Food Bank

If you need a hot meal or food box, here are resources from St. Mary's: 

Gospel Mission
1801 S. 35th Avenue, Phoenix
(602) 233-0300
 
St. Vincent de Paul
1075 W. Jackson, Phoenix
(602) 340-5981
 
Andre House
213 S. 11th Avenue, Phoenix
(602) 255-0580 or (602) 252-9023
 
St. Vincent de Paul, Sunnyslope
9227 N. 10th Avenue, Phoenix
(602) 344-0139

If you need assistance to find free summer meals for kids and teens under the age of 18, St. Mary's suggests you text 'FOOD' at 877-877 or call 1-866-3HUNGRY to find free lunch services near you.

Espanol: Si usted esta en necesidad de servicios de almuerzo gratis para sus hijos, puede enviar un texto 'COMIDA' al 877-877. Tambien puede llamar al 1-877-8HAMBRE para aprender mas sobre comidas de verano.

To donate food or volunteer, click here

St. Vincent de Paul 

12 News and St. Vincent de Paul will partner up this summer for a Summer Food Drive. 

When: Friday, July 1 until Monday, July 31. 

What: All month long Bashas' and Food City will collect donations to support St. Vincent de Paul's food bank. Bashas' will also be selling $12 worth of reassembled food bank bags for people to purchase and donate to St. Vincent de Paul.

If you are in need of food or services or would like to donate, click here.

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