Food Assistance

Below are some food resources for those who need a little extra help during the pandemic:  

Food Banks in Prince George's County

Interfaith Food Pantry

Food Pantry BannerThe Bowie Interfaith Pantry and Emergency Aid Fund is a community-based social services program that assists with respect, dignity and without discrimination, those in need in our community. It provides emergency food to those in Bowie and Prince George’s County, and offers financial assistance to residents of the City of Bowie. If the Pantry is unable to meet a need, it will make referrals.

The Pantry is located in a blue building behind the Kenhill Center at 2614 Kenhill Drive. Pick up hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Clients must drive up, check in and have their trunk open for volunteer to load groceries. An appointment is required for the first visit. 

For more information, please contact the Pantry at 301-262-6765 or or visit the Pantry’s website at

Prince George's County Public Schools Meal Delivery and Pick Up

Student Meals BannerFree meals are available for all children up to 18 years old on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (except holidays) at designated meal distribution sites and community locations. Children picking up meals do not have to show any form of identification. Adults picking up meals without children should show a student ID or most recent report card to support the number of meals requested. 

For more information and for meal pick up locations, please call the Department of Transportation at 301-952-6570.

Senior Meals Nutrition Program

Senior MealsThe Prince George's County Senior Nutrition Program's mission is to promote the meal program, nutrition education, as well as social, recreational, and educational opportunities for older adults.

The Home-Delivered Meal program provides meals to homebound older adults within the community, with the intent of assisting the resident with remaining in their own home. A hot meal is delivered to the older adult's door five days a week. Homebound meals will continue to be delivered to those registered for the program. 

For information, contact the Prince George’s County Department of Aging Senior Nutrition Program at 301-265-8475 or visit the Prince George's County Nutrition Services website.

Grab and Go Meals

Senior Meals Banner 2

Grab and Go meal distribution events for seniors are happening regularly throughout Prince George's County. Call 301-446-3403. 

Stand Up and Deliver is a meal distribution program being handled through a partnership between Prince George's County and the United Way. Call 3-1-1 for more information about upcoming events and locations.

We will advertise events here as we become aware of them. For more information, contact the organizations listed above.

Other Food Programs in Prince George’s County

St Matthew’s United Methodist Church - Little Free Pantry - Give What You Can—Take What You Need
14900 Annapolis Rd.

Gethsemane United Methodist Church
Address of food pantry - 910 Addison Road, South
Capitol Heights

Community Outreach and Development Corporation - Labor of Love Center
4715 Marlboro Pike
Capitol Heights

New Revival Center of Renewal
1402 Ritchie Marlboro Road
Capitol Heights

United Communities Against Poverty
1400 Doewood Lane
Capitol Heights

Beltway Church of Christ
6000 Davis Boulevard
Camp Springs

Lydia's Pantry
8740-6 Cherry Lane

SHABACH! Ministries, Inc.
2101 Kent Village Drive

The First New Horizon Baptist Church
9511 Piscataway Road

Greater Refuge Ministries Food Pantry
9512 Pisactaway Road

Prince George's County Salvation Army
4825 Edmonston Road

View a map of other food giveaway sites in the area..