The Orange County Business Council released a guide highlighting local resources for families, seniors, pets, volunteering, and more. View the full guide, or see below for an excerpt.

Food Resources for Families

Arbor Christina Fellowship: Free Food Distribution*

·     Hours: First and Third Monday of each month. Arrive by 10:00 a.m.
·     Phone: (949) 830-7473
·     Location: 23302 El Toro Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Calvary Chapel WestGrove: Food Pantry

·     Food Distribution
·     Hours: Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Fridays 3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
·     Location: 12832 Knott Street, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Christ Cathedral: Food Bank

·     Pre-bagged food distribution: Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
·     Location: 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840 by front gate of the property

Cool Water Ministries: Mobile Food Pantry

·     Must be 13+ years of age.
·     Hours: Fourth Saturday of the Month 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
·     Location: 515 East Almond Avenue, Orange, CA 92866

Christina Church Eben-Ezer*

·     Hours: Fourth Saturday of the month at 11:30 a.m.
·     Phone: (562) 458-4629
·     Location: 555 Main Street, Tustin, CA 92780

Community Action Partnership and Power of One Foundation

·     Providing Emergency Food Kits, one kit per car
·     Hours: Saturday’s 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
·     Location: Mainplace Mall 2800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
·     For more information, please visit www.capoc.org/resources

Family Assistance Ministries: Food Bank*

·     Hours: Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., and second Saturday of every month 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
·     Phone: (949) 492-8477
·     Location: 1030 Calle Negocio, San Clemente, CA 92673

Families Forward: Drive Through Food Bank*

·     Drive through service including food and diapers
·     Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
·     Phone: (949) 552-2727
·     Location: 8 Thomas, Irvine, CA 92618

Father Serra’s Pantry/Mission San Juan Capistrano*

·     Food distribution including infant formula
·     Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
·     Phone: (949) 234-1302
·     Location: 31641 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Food for Christ at the Rock: Drive Through Food Bank

·     Hours: Drive through will be 7:00 am – 9:00 am on Saturday.
·     Phone: (714) 331-6311
·     Location: 101 East Orangethorpe Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801

First United Methodist Church of Orange: Sack Lunch Program

·     Small bag of nonperishables
·     Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
·     Location: 161 South Orange Street, Orange, CA 92866

H.O.P.E: Food Pantry*

·     Pick up groceries by appointment only
·     Phone: (714) 539-4357
·     Location: 11022 Acacia Pkwy #C, Garden Grove, CA 92840

Helping Hands: Food Pickup*

·     Food pickup sites may vary, call for more information
·     Phone: (949) 230-7318
·     Location: Dana Point

Mariners Church: Food Pantry

·     Hours: Wednesday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
·     Phone: 949-769-8131
·     Location: 5001 Newport Coast Dr, Irvine, CA 92603

Saddleback Church: Peace Community Resource Center Food Pantry*

·     Fresh and nonperishable grocery items, packages contain 5 days worth of food
·     Families may receive assistance once every 30 days
·     Locations: Anaheim, Irvine South, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Rancho Capistrano, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Norco, Torrance

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church

·     Groceries
·     Hours: Sundays 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
·     Phone: (714) 544-3141
·     Location: 1221 Wass Street, Tustin CA 92780

Salvation Army Orange County: Drive Through Food Distribution

·     Canned foods, produce, frozen goods
·     Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
·     For residents of North and Central Orange County – Bring ID
·     May receive food once monthly, Must meet low income guidelines (TEFAP)
·     Location: 1515 W. North Street, Anaheim, CA

The Salvation Army of Southern California

·     Bring Picture ID
·     Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
·     Phone: (714) 832-7100
·     Location: 10200 Pioneer Road, Tustin, CA 92782

Second Harvest Food Bank Drive Through

·     Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
·     Location: Honda Center parking lot: 2695 E. Katella Ave. Enter off South Douglass Road.

Serve the People: Food Pantry*

·     Distribution of groceries, diapers, and hygiene items
·     Hours: First and Third Saturdays of the month 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration begins at 4:30 a.m.
·     Phone: (714) 352-2911
·     Location: 1206 E. 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Someone Cares Soup Kitchen: Free Meals*

·     Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
·     Phone: (949) 548-8861
·     Location: 720 West 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Southwest Community Center

·     Provides Hot Meals. Must Be Consumed off-site.
·     Hot Meal Hours: Monday-Sunday 12:00 p.m.
·     Food Pantry Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:00 am-1:00 pm
·     Phone: (714) 547-4073
·     Location: 1601 West Second Street, Santa Ana CA 92703

South County Outreach: Appointment Only Food Pantry

·     Food distribution will be by appointment only. Any shopper coming without an appointment will be directed to call the hotline.
·     Phone: Pantry Hotline at 949-380-8144 ext. 207
·     Location: 7 Whatney, Suite B, Irvine, CA 92618

South Shores Church: “Feed the Need” Food Distribution*

·     Hours: Sunday mornings 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
·     Phone: (949) 234-1302
·     Location: 32032 Del Obispo Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

St. Timothy’s: Drive Through Food Service*

·     Hours: Monday – Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
·     Phone: (949) 249-4091
·     Location: Laguna Niguel

Tustin Drive Through Food Drive

·     Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
·     Location: Families Together of Orange County Community Health Center, 621 West First St., Tustin CA, 92780


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