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

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 low-income and unemployed people to relieve situations of emergency and distress.

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

Monday

October 18

Leon County

FSU-FAMU College of Engineering
2525 Pottsdamer St., Tallahassee
12 PM – 3 PM

Thursday

October 21

Gadsden County

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

Saturday

October 23

Jefferson County

A New Day Initiative
1599 Waukeenah Hwy., Monticello
8 AM – 11 AM

Gulf County

Charles Whitehead Public Library
314 North Second Street., Wewahitchka
9 AM – 1 PM

Leon  County

Watson Temple
665 West Brevard St., Tallahassee
10 AM – 12 PM

Leon  County

Good Samaritan Network
4420 Shelfer Rd., Tallahassee
10 AM – 2 PM

Calhoun  County

Innovative Charities
12122 SR 20 West, Clarksville
10 AM – 12 PM

How You Can Help
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