There are FOUR (4) Feeding America network food banks in Alabama. Each is recognized by Feeding America as food banks in good-standing. For Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs) to access the benefits available of operating under the 3rd largest charity in America, PDOs in our service area are responsible to Montgomery Area Food Bank for overall compliance ranging from food safety to branding. MAFB is responsible for ensuring the PDOs in our service area ensure Feeding America standards are maintained.
For example, the MAFB service area is comprised of 35 of Alabama's 67 counties. To provide assistance throughout this expansive 24,921 square mile area, MAFB has four Partner Distribution Organizations in Selma, Tuscaloosa, Auburn and Dothan, Please review the list of counties below - depending on where you live, you may be served either by MAFB directly or through one of our PDOs. To receive assistance, simply reach out to the PDO within your area and they will provide you with several local agencies who can assist you directly.
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Networking Through Local Community Agencies
For help with other needs call the Volunteer and Information Center (V.I.C.). 211Connects is a service offered by V.I.C. that will connect people in need to a variety of resources.
Simply dial 211. If the call will not go through then call 334-264-4636.
The Montgomery Area Food Bank is part of Feeding America national network of food banks. Within our service area four Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs) reach out to the needy living in 35 counties through our network of Partner Agencies. Partner Agencies are churches and 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that have on-site pantries or feeding programs, deliver Meals on Wheels, offer backpacks to children in need, and run halfway homes or shelters. In total, MAFB and our PDOs work with more than 800 Partner Agencies.
Macon (Shared with Food Bank of East Alabama)
Tallapoosa (Shared with Food Bank of East Alabama)
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+ To locate a community agency near you type in your zip code and click enter.
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+ Agencies listed may have differing hours of operation, residency or documentation restrictions, some of which may not be listed here.
Please be sure to call to find out specific agency requirements.
Summer Youth Feeding Program
Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation during the summer, while school is out of session.
Use the mapping tool to the right by typing your zip code into the "find address or place" field and then hitting enter. You will then see an encircled area corresponding to your zip code, and a listing of the locations near you.
New 2017 sites were added as the school year ended, and periodically updated throughout the summer.