Food Help

Food banks and free meals in the St. Louis area.

Food Banks

You can use Operation Food Search or Start Here STL to find more food pantries in the St. Louis area.

St Louis Area Foodbank

Increasing access to nutritious food while improving the quality of life for our neighbors in need.

  • Food pantries
  • Community mobile markets
  • Pop-up food fairs

Phone: 314-292-6262
: St Louis Area Foodbank

St. Louis Dream Center

Our state of the art food pantry partners with local and national organizations to make a difference in the lives of families throughout inner-city St. Louis.

  • Free groceries available Tuesdays-Wednesdays 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm.
  • For seniors, Thursdays 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm.

Phone: 314-381-0700
: Saint Louis Dream Center


  • Central Baptist Church, 2843 Washington Ave.
    Lunch, Tuesdays at noon
  • Chapel for the Exceptional. 3436 Winnebago
    Hot meals Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11am. Bring ID.
  • Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust St.
    Breakfast on Saturdays, 7:30 AM
  • Focus Gateway City, 1901 Ann Ave.
    4:30-5:30 every Sunday, 2nd through the 21st of every month
  • Peter and Paul, 711 Allen Ave.
    Lunch on Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 PM (2nd thru 21st of every month ONLY), dinner on Monday thru Friday, 5:00 PM (2nd thru 21st of every month ONLY)
  • St. John’s Tower Grove Church, 3664 Arsenal St.
    Dinner on Saturdays, 4:00 PM
  • St. Patrick Center, 800 N. Tucker Blvd.
    Lunch every day, 12:00 PM
  • St Vincent's, 1408 S 10th St.
    Lunch Monday to Saturday from 11am-1pm, dinner on 22nd to 1st of each month from 5pm-6pm
  • St. Louis Dream Center, 4324 Margaretta Ave.
    Lunch on Wednesdays, 12:00 PM
  • Trinity Episcopal, 600 North Euclid.
    Hot meals served Sundays at 2pm. Enter through the Washington Avenue entrance.

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