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Community Resources : Meals and Food Banks

Meals and Foodbanks

Monterey County Department of Social Services
(831) 755-4400
1281 Broadway Ave, Seaside CA 93955
Applications for community benefits - MediCal or CalFresh(Food Stamps) programs.  General assistance and CalWorks programs.


All Saints Episcopcal Church
(831) 624-3883
Dolores St/Ninth Ave.
M-TH 9am-4pm, F 9am-12pm
Prepacked bag of food.


CSUMB Associated Students' Food Pantry
Student Center, West Lounge
Free bag of food, no questions asked. Once a month--see website for schedule.

Thomas Carman Food Pantry
(831) 578-2546
425 Carmel Ave.
Tues. 5-7pm and Sat. 9-11am
Prepacked bag of non perishables or fresh produce, with frozen meat or fish, eggs, dairy.


Loaves and Fishes
580 Fremont St.
Fridays, Sundays, and holidays

Shoreline Community Church Food Pantry
(831) 655-0100
2500 Garden Rd.
Tues. and Thurs., 12:30-2:30p


Meals on Wheels
(831) 375-4454
700 Jewell Ave.
Meal delivery, weekdays 10:30am-12:30pm


Dorothy's Kitchen
(831) 757-3838
30 Soledad St.
Breakfast 8:30am-9:30am, Lunch 1pm-2pm

First United Methodist Church
(831) 424-0855
404 Lincoln Ave.

Food Bank for Monterey County
(831) 758-1523
815 W. Market St., #5, Salinas, CA 93901


Good Samaritan Center
(831) 899-4988
800 Scott St.
M-F 8:30-4:30, closed 12-1


Pajaro Rescue Mission
(831) 724-9576 
Meals twice a day with access to showers