Neighborhood Food Pantries
Date(s) - 09/19/2020
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Update: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides authority for the CA Dept of Social Services to provide emergency allotments of CalFresh benefits. For the month of March 2020, emergency allotments will be issued to eligible CalFresh households with client availability on April 12, 2020. For the month of April 2020, emergency allotments will be issued to eligible CalFresh households with client availability on May 10, 2020. All emergency allotments will be issued on the eligible household’s existing electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.
CalFresh Maximum Allotments: Household Size 1 – Maximum Allotment 194, for 2-355, 3-509, 4-646, 5-768, 6-921, for a household of 7 – Max. Allotment is 1,018.
Update: The Food Bank will continue to provide food for its partner pantries and residents in need while limiting personal contact. They are also working with the County Schools and other food distribution locations to ensure no interruption of food delivery. Residents are encouraged to call the Food Bank directly at 984-3960 x101 if they find themselves in need.
The ATCAA Service Center in Jackson can be reached by calling 223-1485 and in Sonora by calling 533-1397, Monday through Thursday from 9am until 4pm.
Food pantry information for low-income residents:
Nancy’s Hope Food Pantry located in Columbia detailed map here is open from 10 am to 4 pm each week Monday through Saturday.
St. Patrick’s Church Food Pantry in Sonora detailed map here is open for breakfast Tuesdays and Thursdays at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church starting at 6:30AM and ending at 8AM
St. Patrick’s Church also offers a Food Pantry for low-income residents 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Thursday
Lighthouse Ministries Food Pantry at the Red Church in Sonora detailed map here is open from 9:30 am to noon every Tuesday and Friday. Dinner is also served at 5 pm sharp on Tuesdays.
Discover Life Food Pantry in Sonora detailed map here is open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm every Wednesday.
Jamestown Christian Fellowship Food Pantry in Jamestown detailed map here is open from 9:30 am to noon every Thursday.
All Saints Parish Catholic Parish Food Pantry in Twain Harte detailed map here is open from 10:00 am to noon every Tuesday.
Interfaith Food Pantry in East Sonora detailed map here is open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday through Friday.
**Update Covid-19 Daily Operations: same hours as above, all Interfaith Services are suspended Except: Groceries… pick up or delivery is available as well as client utilities…propane, water, electricity. We Require: Proof of Residence in Tuolumne County, May receive groceries twice this month. For Legal Services: Call 694-3481 leave a message (A representative will return your call)
SALVATION ARMY SERVICES: Propane, Water, Special Foods, Gasoline voucher (specialty appointments only)
Questions: Interfaith: 532-0905
Salvation Army: 288-2630
Legal Services: 694-3481
Sierra Bible Church Food Pantry in East Sonora detailed map here is open from 10:00 am to 11:30 am Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Lake Don Pedro Baptist Church Food Pantry in LaGrange detailed map here is open from 9:00 am to noon on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, or by appointment you can call 852-2193.
Groveland Evangelical Free Chruch Food Pantry in Groveland detailed map here is open from 10:00 am to noon on the 3rd Friday of each month.
For more details about any of these call ATCAA 984-3960 x101
ATCAA volunteers can help you apply for any program or assist you with putting together a plan to ensure you and your family have enough food. We are committed to helping our local residents become self-reliant and supported by our community. There are many trusted community partners (government, non-profit, faith-based, educational) in our area who may provide you additional assistance. If there is something that we can not help you with, we will do our best to refer you to who can. Call us at 984-3960 x101
Volunteer or Donate donations to our food programs are 100% tax-deductible. Together, we can give more families the food, shelter, assistance and support to not only survive and improve their lives, but we help individuals and families become self-sufficient contributing members of our community. Ask about sponsoring programs or volunteer: Sonora Service Center – (209) 533-1397