9229 N. Fourth St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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Desert Mission Food Bank offers help to the hungry and those in need of nutritional support. Food bank services and programs assist our most vulnerable neighbors by providing food for more than 4,000 families each month.
Our mission is to provide emergency food assistance in a dignified and respectful manner to all individuals and families within our community.
Ways You Can Help
Your gift to Desert Mission Food Bank will help put food in the mouth of a hungry child. Even small donations make huge differences. Simply make an online donation through our secure server. For more information about making a donation, call the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation at 602-331-7860.
Donate Non-Perishable Food and Other Items
Desert Misssion welcomes your donations of canned food (such as tuna and vegetables) as well as essentials such as diapers, laundry soap and toilet paper. We also need clean plastic grocery bags.
The hours for donations are the same as our hours of business:
- Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Please bring your donations to the loading dock, on the north side of the food bank. Ring the bell and our team members will weigh your donation and give you a receipt.
Hold a Food and Essentials Drive
Food and Essentials drives assist us in providing emergency food and basic toiletry items to individuals and families who are struggling. Food and items that are most often needed include:
- Baby food/formula
- Canned meats
- Peanut butter
- Toilet paper
Download these resources to help plan your food drive:
In an effort to achieve our mission, Desert Mission Food Bank depends on caring volunteers and generous donors, who are an integral and essential part of the organization. If you'd like to help make a difference, please visit our volunteer section to fill out an interest form online.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, Desert Mission Food Bank is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.