Food Distribution 

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION- please read !

Please check website for updates prior to attending any pantries- schedules are subject to change

Turkey safety- to learn about safe turkey handling tips including thawing, cleaning, separating and more click here

WEATHER ADVISORY:

During storm season, our mobile distributions may be affected by certain weather conditions such as thunder and lightning. In these instances, mobile pantries may be canceled. The safety of our staff, volunteers and participants is the most important factor in any inclement weather decision.

Food Distribution Schedules


Food for children 18+ under in Sarasota and DeSoto

Sarasota County Libraries

Monday – Thursday : 10AM – 6PM Friday – Saturday: 10AM- 5PM
Elsie Quirk Public Library
Fruitville Public Library 
Gulf Gate Public Library 
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
North Sarasota Public Library
North Port Public Library
Shannon Staub Public Library
Venice Public Library

Monday – Thursday: 10AM – 8PM Friday-Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Selby Public Library 

SNAP (FOOD STAMPS) Application Assistance:All Faiths Food Bank provides assistance to individuals in Sarasota and DeSoto counties who would like to enroll for SNAP benefits.

For Sarasota County: contact our Snap Outreach Specialist, Mia Pompey

Email: mpompey@allfaithsfoodbank.org

Phone: 941-376-9184

For Desoto County:

Phone: 941-379-6333

 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)   mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)   fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)  email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.