Almost 105,000 Alaskans (1 in 7) are food insecure

COVID-19 Food Resources

Statewide Resources

For food resources outside of the Southcentral area, please see our partner organizations on our Statewide Resources page.

SNAP COVID-19 Resources

The State of Alaska has made changes to both the eligibility requirements of the SNAP Program and to the process of submitting and processing SNAP Applications. Please check the SNAP Page for the most up to date info on the SNAP program in Alaska, as well as links to useful documents and resources.

For help applying to SNAP or with any questions, please reach out to the SNAP Outreach team:
Call: (907) 222-3119
Text: (907) 891-8913

For updates to the SNAP program due to COVID-19, check our SNAP Program Updates news post.

Emergency Food Box Distribution

Through the end of June, we will be distributing boxes of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) at the Tikahtnu Commons (old Sam’s Club parking lot). This distribution will take place every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5-7pm. Please DO NOT show up before 4:30pm.

• Registration required beginning June 1st.
• Monday and Thursday from 5-7pm.
• Drive-through distribution ONLY.
• Additional produce box provided by Charlie’s Produce

For the full flyer with map, click here.

To pre-register, please do so here:

Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) – Anchorage

Find fruits and vegetables, dairy products, and other fresh food at no cost at Food Bank of Alaska’s Mobile Food Pantry. There are 20 mobile pantries each month in eight different Anchorage neighborhoods. Click here for locations and schedule. 

July Hot Meal and Food Pantry Distribution Calendar – Southcentral

Children’s Lunchbox Distribution

The Children’s Lunchbox in Anchorage will be providing food boxes at 8 distribution sites. The boxes will contain 2 suppers for each child present – one for the day of service and one for the following day. Children must be present to qualify. These will be provided as grab-and-go boxes in a drive-thru line. Families will also be able to receive Pantry Boxes of shelf-stable meals for a family of 4 while supplies last. 
More information can be found here.

  1. Anchorage Baptist Temple, 6401 E. Northern Light Blvd., Anchorage, AK
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3:00pm-3:45pm
  2. Lighthouse Fellowship, 629 Hollywood Dr, Anchorage, AK 99501
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3:00pm-3:45pm
  3. Loussac Place, 200 W. 20th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3:00pm-3:45pm
  4. Mt. View Boys and Girls Club parking lot, 315 Price St., Anchorage, AK 99508
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00pm-3:45pm
  5. Spenard Rec Center, 2020 W. 48th Ave., Anchorage, AK
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3:00pm-3:45pm
  6. Woodland Park Boys and Girls Club, 2300 W 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99517
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00pm-3:45pm
  7. Fairview Recreation Center parking lot, 1121 E 10th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00pm-4:45pm 
  8. Northeast Muldoon Boys & Girls Club, 1251 Muldoon Rd
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00pm-4:45pm

School Breakfast and Lunch Distribution

The Anchorage School District transitioned to the Summer Feeding Program on May 21. The following locations are effective through June 26. Pick-up hours at the listed locations will be from 10am-2pm, Monday through Friday. Students must be present to receive a meal each day. Meals will be provided through the weekend on Fridays. Please visit the ASD website here for more information.

ASD has also closed all bus routes except Government Hill for the summer program. Find the route or school most convenient for you here.