FEEDING 11 COUNTIES
IN NORTH FLORIDA'S BIG BEND

Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty, Franklin,
Gadsden, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson
Madison, Taylor

SERVING 11 COUNTIES
IN THE BIG BEND

FIND A FOOD PANTRY

Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty, Franklin,
Gadsden, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson
Madison, Taylor

New Date!

We are excited to present to you The Harvest, our new signature event!

Join us for an amazing evening of food, drinks, live music, dancing, and more!

Date:              March 31, 2022

Time:             6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Venue:        Goodwood Museum & Gardens
1600 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308

 
If your pantry is empty, visit one of ours.

We partner with 135 pantries all over the Big Bend, hosting on average 364 free food distributions each month, to ensure that you have access to food when you need it. Search Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla counties for a pantry near you. 

How We Help

Second Harvest of the Big Bend is a nonprofit charity started in 1982 to address the urgent problem of hunger in the community. Our mission is to feed hungry, food insecure people in North Florida’s Big Bend region, and to educate and engage the community in the fight to end hunger. The food bank provides healthy food and other needed items for our neighbors in need to address food insecurity, and to relieve emergency and crisis situations.

As the region’s primary source for charitable food, Second Harvest acts as a storage and distribution depot for over 149 smaller front-line agency partners (emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes, homes for the mentally disabled, and domestic violence shelters) in 17 Florida counties -11 counties in our Feeding America service area (Calhoun; Franklin; Gadsden; Gulf; Jackson; Jefferson; Leon; Liberty; Madison; Taylor; and Wakulla), plus 6 counties under agreement with other North Florida food banks. Five of our counties (Gadsden, Madison, Leon, Jackson and Jefferson) are among Florida’s 10 most food-insecure.

In 2020 Second Harvest delivered about 15.2 million pounds of nutritious food, enough for about 12.6 million charitable meals given to people in need for no charge.

Upcoming Mobile Distributions

(All distributions are subject to end early if all food is dispersed.)

Thursday

January 20

Gadsden County

Havana High School
264 Carver Ave., Havana
10 AM – 1 PM

Saturday

January 22

Leon County

Grace Community Primitive Baptist Church
1200 W. Tharpe St., Tallahassee
9 AM – 12 PM
This is a drive-thru event, with parking available to visit community services.

Jackson County

Innovative Charities
1994 Hwy. 71 South, Marianna
10 AM – 12 PM

Taylor County

Stewart Memorial AME Church
1113 W. Hampton Springs Ave., Perry
11 AM – 1 PM

Monday

January 24

Leon County

FSU-FAMU College of Engineering
2525 Pottsdamer St., Tallahassee
9 AM – 12 PM

Jackson County

Restoration Network
8012 Hwy. 90, Sneads
12 PM – 4 PM

Tuesday

January 25

Madison County

Madison Agricultural Center
182 College Loop, Madison
10 AM – 12 PM

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