Food Equity Resources

These global resources are for anyone who may be facing food insecurity and need food. If you have a need and do not see your location listed, contact DEI@randomacts.org, and we will try to find a local place that may be able to provide support.

USA

Feeding America – Find Your Local Food Bank

The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger.

Ample Harvest – Find a Pantry

AmpleHarvest.org is a unique nationwide resource that is helping to eliminate food waste by enabling the 61 million Americans who grow food to easily donate their excess harvest. They work with 8,731 registered local food pantries nationwide.

Foodpantries.org

A directory of food banks, soup kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger.

WhyHunger

  • WhyHunger believes a world without hunger is possible. They provide critical resources to support grassroots movements and fuel community solutions rooted in social, environmental, racial, and economic justice. We are working to end hunger and advance the human right to nutritious food in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Call 1(800) 5-HUNGRY or text your zip code to 1-800-548-6479 for help locating local emergency food resources.

SNAP State Directory of Resources

SNAP’s mission is to “increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education in a way that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence.” This link provides a map directory of local SNAP offices.

Meals on Wheels – Find a Provider

Meals on Wheels America supports more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity.

Global

The Global FoodBanking Network

Uniting & advancing community-led Food Banks in 40+ countries to fight hunger and reduce food waste.

Australia

WA Connect

A directory of community service providers managed by the DropIN team at the Western Australian Council of Social Service, WA Connect lets users search for food relief, financial counsellors, emergency accommodation, and other services.

Ask Izzy

Search over 370,000 support organizations to connect with local food relief services, housing, and many other services.

Canada

Food Banks Canada

Food Banks Canada provides national leadership for hunger relief and prevention. Their network is made up of Provincial Associations and approximately 650 affiliated food banks.

Second Harvest Food Rescue

Second Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in Canada and a global thought leader on food recovery. They work across the supply chain from farm to retail to capture surplus food before it ends up in the landfill.

United Kingdom

Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust supports a network of food banks across the UK to provide emergency support for people in crisis and campaigns for change to create a hunger free future.

FareShare

FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 18 independent organizations serving nearly 11,000 frontline charities and community groups.