Food Insecurity Resource Page

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to supporting students who may be facing food insecurity. This page was created to provide students with food options in their respective areas. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Last updated: Friday, March 20, 2020

Find Food Resources by Zip Code

We recommend that you call any pantry location beforehand to confirm their operational hours and ask if there are any documents that you need to bring with you on your first visit. Most locations will ask you to bring an ID and proof of residency for an in-person registration before accessing their food resources.

Location Resource
San Francisco and Marin Find Pantries (San Francisco-Marin Food Bank)
Alameda Search for Food Today (Alameda County Community Food Bank)
San Mateo and Santa Clara Get Food (Second Harvest of Silicon Valley)
Contra Costa and Solano Find Food In My City (Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano)
Sonoma Food Finder (Redwood Empire Food Bank)
Napa Our Food Pantry Network (Community Action of Napa Valley)
All of California Find Food Banks (California Association Food Banks)

Food Resource Guides

Below are lists and guides on where you can find food in various Bay Area counties.

Location Resource
San Francisco San Francisco Free Pantry Chart
Alameda List of Free Eats Options in Oakland
San Mateo List of Prepared Meals Program
Contra Costa Food Resource Directory
Marin Community Resource Guide
Santa Clara Free Food Resources

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