Get Food Richmond

Community Produce Program

Families and individuals can pick up 15-20 pounds of FREE fresh produce twice a month. Choose ONE location.

  • Booker T. Anderson Center , 960 S 47th St, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Saturday 12:00-1:00pm. Non-perishable food will be distributed on the 4th Saturday. Please bring two bags with handles.
  • Living Hope Neighborhood Church , 2800 Rheem Ave, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Saturday 10:00-11:00am. (Closed: Jan 1). Please bring two bags with handles.
  • Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church , 2621 Shane Dr, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Saturday 12:00-1:00pm. (Closed: Jan 1). Please bring two bags with handles.
  • West County Courthouse , 39th St & Bissell Ave, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Thursday 2:00-3:00pm. Please bring two bags with handles.

Community Produce Program Plus

Families and individuals can pick up to 15-20 pounds of FREE fresh produce and a variety of nonperishable food once or twice a month. Choose ONE location.

  • Kennedy High School , 4300 Cutting Blvd, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Saturday 2:00-3:00pm. (Closed: Jan 1). Enter down S 45th St, Richmond. Non-perishable food will be distributed on the 3rd Saturday. Please bring two bags with handles.
  • Nevin Community Center , 598 Nevin Ave, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Tuesday 10:00-11:00am. Please bring two bags with handles.
  • North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church , 1427 Fred Jackson Way, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Thursday 12:00-1:00pm. Please bring two bags with handles.
  • Southside Church of Christ , 1501 Florida Ave, Richmond, 4th Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm. Please bring two bags with handles.
  • Veteran's Memorial Hall , 968 23rd St, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Monday 12:00-1:00pm. (Closed: Jan 17, Feb 21, Jul 4, Sep 5). Please bring two bags with handles.
  • West Contra Costa Adult Education , 5625 Sutter Ave, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Monday 10:00-11:00am. (Closed: Jan 17, Feb 21, Jul 4, Sep 5). Please bring two bags with handles.

Drive-Thru Food Distribution

Families and individuals can receive a variety of FREE nonperishable food plus fresh produce once or twice a month in a drive-thru format (walk-ups welcome).

  • Richmond Civic Center (Drive-Thru), 24 Barrett Ave & 25th St, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Thursday 12:00-1:00pm. (Closed: Nov 24). Enter on 25th St.

Partner Food Pantry

Pantries provide FREE food to the public and generally require some form of identification. Pantries each have their own rules and it is a good idea to check with them about eligibility requirements and pick-up limits.

  • Able Community Development Foundation , 1963 Carlson Blvd, Richmond, Monday 11:00am-2:00pm. Phone: 510-274-0958 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Beacon Light Seventh-day Adventist Food Pantry , 607 S 19th St, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Wednesday 9:00-10:00am. Phone: 510-234-7771 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • LifeLong William Jenkins Health Center , 150 Harbour Way, Richmond, Wednesday 10:00-12:00pm. Phone: 510-981-4100 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Living Hope Neighborhood Church , 2800 Rheem Ave, Richmond, Wednesday & Friday 12:00-1:00pm. Phone: 510-233-7353 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Men and Women of Valor , 1350 Kelsey St, Richmond, Tuesday 11:00am-2:00pm. Phone: 510-255-7603 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Multicultural Institute , 3600 MacDonald Ave, Richmond, Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm. Phone: 510-847-1479 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • New Gethsemane COGIC , 2100 Roosevelt St, Richmond, Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm. Phone: 510-620-9628 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church Pantry , 1427 Fred Jackson Way, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Friday 12:00-2:00pm. Sign up is required on Wednesday 12:00-1:00pm for the following distribution day. Call to schedule. Phone: 510-232-7751 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Providence Baptist Church , 314 S 12th St, Richmond, Thursday 11:00am-3:00pm. Phone: 510-234-1162 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Richmond Emergency Food Pantry , 2369 Barrett Ave, Richmond, Tuesday & Friday 11:00am-2:00pm. Proof of address is Required. Bring ID for proof. Phone: 510-235-9732 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Corrine Sain Senior and Family Community Center , 515 Silver Ave, Richmond, Tuesday - Friday 9:00-11:00am. Phone: 925-676-7543 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church (Drive-Thru), 2621 Shane Dr, Richmond, 3rd Saturday 1:00-3:00pm. Phone: 510-222-2020 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • St. John Missionary Baptist Church , 662 S 52nd St, Richmond, Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm. Phone: 714-323-6152 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • True Fellowship Baptist Church , 1213 Fred Jackson Way, Richmond, 3rd Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm. Phone: 510-215-8322 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • Vista Hills Community Church , 3121 Parker Rd, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Monday 3:00-5:00pm. Phone: 510-919-3158 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.

Partner Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchens provide FREE meals to anyone who comes in during meal hours. Menus vary, although each soup kitchen tries to offer balanced meals.

  • Bay Area Rescue Mission , 200 Macdonald Ave, Richmond, Monday-Sunday 7:30am – open until all food or supplies are given out Monday-Sunday 7:30pm – open until all food or supplies are given out. Phone: 510-215-4884 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.
  • GRIP Souper Center , 165 22nd St, Richmond, Monday-Sunday 11:30am-12:45pm. Phone: 510-233-2141 Call to confirm hours and special holiday distributions.

Senior Food Program

FREE groceries twice a month to individuals aged 55 or older who meet income guidelines. Only one senior per household can receive food. Bring a picture ID and proof of address (PG&E bill, for example).

  • Independent Community Church , 605 S 16th St, Richmond, 1st & 3rd Friday 10:30-11:30am.
  • Multicultural Senior Center , 515 Silver Ave, Richmond, 2nd & 4th Friday 10:30-11:30am. (Nov 25 moved to Nov 18).