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Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens In Memphis, TN

Cross-Way Church



Contact
2633 Altruria Rd
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 388-8515


Description
Provides food pantry for residents of Shelby County on Saturday 10 am - Noon and Sundays Noon - 1:00 pm Must bring photo ID and meet income eligibility requirements Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
Sat 10 am - Noon; Sun Noon - 1:00 pm

Eligibility
Shelby County residents

Documents Required
Call for schedule; must fill in form; bring photo ID and proof of need

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
906

Church of the Ascension



Contact
3680 Ramill Rd
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 372-1364


Description
Provides food pantry for residents of 38128 zip code the 2nd Monday of the month 9:30 am - 10:30 am Spanish speaking staff available Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
2nd Monday of the month 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Eligibility
Residents of zip code 38128 who meet eligibility guidelines

Documents Required
Walk in; must provide two forms of ID, one with current address and one must be a photo ID

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
928

Cathedral of Faith Ministries



Contact
2212 Jackson Ave
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 327-1616


Description
Provides clothes closet and food pantry for needy residents of Shelby County, including school uniforms for children when available Can also provide personal hygiene supplies (soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, diapers) when available Call to set up intake appointment Must provide photo ID Donations welcomed.

Hours
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Eligibility
Persons in need in Shelby County

Documents Required
Call to set up an intake appointment. Must provide photo ID. Saturday and evening appointments are available if needed.

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
930

Bethel Church Of God In Christ



Contact
2216 Clifton Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 358-1215


Description
Provides food pantry for those in need Pantry is stocked with private donations, so the church recommends that persons call first to check on availability of food stock.

Hours
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eligibility
Anyone in need

Documents Required
Walk in; church recommends that you call first to check on available food stock.

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
946

Bellevue Frayser



Contact
3759 N Watkins St
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 358-3391


Description
Provides one week's worth of groceries each Saturday for residents of zip codes 38127 and 38107 only. Income-based assistance is in accordance with federal guidelines. Must be in line by 8:00 am; assistance limited to first 150 people. Help limited to one distribution per month per household

Can sometimes assist with emergy food assistance at other times; client must have referral letter from social service agency stating the client's name and needs; client must bring photo ID to receive help after calling to confirm Referral can be brought in by the client or faxed to (901) 358-4330
Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
Walk in Saturday at 8:00 am or call for emergency food assistance at other times; emergency food assistance requires a referral from a social service agency

Eligibility
For those in zip codes 38127 and 38107 only. Income-based assistance is in accordance with federal guidelines

Documents Required
Call for details on eligibility

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
948

Bartlett United Methodist Church



Contact
5676 Stage Rd
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 386-4563


Description
Provides food pantry for residents of zip codes 38128, 38133, 38134 and 38135 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am - Noon Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
Tue, Wed and Thu 9:00 am - Noon

Eligibility
Residents of 38128, 38133, 38134 and 38135 who meet income requirements

Documents Required
Call to confirm schedule; bring proof of address and proof of income

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
951

Emmanuel Center



Contact
604 Saint Paul Ave
Memphis, TN 38126
(901) 523-2617


Description
Distributes food and clothing and serves breakfast.

Hours
Call for schedule

Eligibility
Residents of nearby public housing or any homeless person on first-come, first-served basis.

Documents Required
Call for details.

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
977

Memphis Heritage Christian Sch



Contact
3802 Gragg Ave
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 377-7536


Description
Provides food pantry for residents of 38108 mainly (others may call to apply) Partner agency of Mid-South Food Bank Spanish speaking staff available.

Hours
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

Eligibility
Residents of 38108 walk in for assistance; others call to apply; requires proof of need, photo ID

Documents Required
Call to apply or to confirm schedule

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
979

First Presbyterian Church



Contact
166 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 525-5619


Description
Provides a hot meal and a food pantry each Sunday at 2:30 pm for persons in need in Shelby County Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
Sunday 2:30 pm; Church office hours: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eligibility
Anyone needing soup/sandwiches or food may come to the church each Sunday at 2:30 pm; persons needing the food pantry must show photo ID and proof of residence.

Documents Required
Walk in

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
990

Friends For Life



Contact
43 N Cleveland St
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-0855


Description
Provides food pantry for eligible AIDS/HIV patients and their families; persons allowed to pick up food bags twice monthly; number of bags of food determined by number of HIV/AIDS-positive individuals and children living in household Partner agency of the Mid-South Food Bank.

Hours
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Fri 8:30am - 4:00 pm

Eligibility
HIV-positive people and their families

Documents Required
Applicants must provide documentation from pre-screening agency of HIV positive test, proof of identification, income verification, proof of Shelby County residency, and completed intake assessment form.

Area Served
Shelby County

Not Yet Validated

SID
996