SAN FRANCISCO -- With unemployment skyrocketing during the coronavirus outbreak, many families will find themselves needing help for the first time. Over 37 million people don't have access to nutritious food, including 1 in 12 seniors and 1 in 7 children.
If you need help, help is here. Visit FeedingAmerica.org for information about food banks in your area.
In San Francisco, San Mateo, Napa, Marin, Santa Clara, Solano, Alameda and Contra Costa counties, you can dial 2-1-1 on the telephone to get connected to a specialist for personalized 24/7 assistance to learn more about services like food stamps, food pantries and hot meal locations in your community.
Click here to see a searchable map of food banks from 2-1-1 or keep scrolling for a list of food pantries in the greater San Francisco Bay Area compiled by San Francisco State University:
Alameda County Community Food Bank
7900 Edgewater Drive
Oakland, CA 94621
Alameda Food Bank
1900 Thau Way
Alameda, CA 94501
Berkeley Food Pantry
1600 Sacramento Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
4010 Nelson Ave.
Concord, CA 94520
2339 Courage Dr, Ste F
Fairfield, CA 94533
North Peninsula Food Pantry & Dining Center of Daly City
31 Bepler Street
Daly City, CA 94014-1002
Project Open Hand - Meals with Love
1921 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
San Francisco location
730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
SF-Marin Food Bank
San Francisco Warehouse
900 Pennsylvania Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94107
2550 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, CA 94901
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (Santa Clara & San Mateo Co.)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Second Harvest Food Bank - Santa Cruz Co.
Santa Cruz County residents, call (831) 662-0991
Monterey County residents, call (831) 758-1523
San Benito County residents, call (831) 637-0340
List of San Francisco Bay Area food banks, pantries during coronavirus crisis