Meals of Hope expands mobile food pantry outreach

NAPLES – Meals of Hope, the largest food pantry provider in Southwest Florida, will be able to help even more people in need of food assistance with the expansion of its weekly mobile food pantry outreach at a new location:

Farm Workers Village
1724 Elm Hammock Circle,
Immokalee
Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Anyone who needs assistance is welcome to choose from a varying selection of food offered at mobile pantries, including frozen meat, fresh produce and canned goods. Please bring an ID and bags to carry food. Volunteers should arrive at 2:30 p.m.

If you would like to help by donating food, sponsoring a meal packing event, or volunteering at a mobile pantry, please email info@mealsofhope.org for information. Volunteers need to arrive one hour before the mobile pantry distribution starts, stay the full three hours, and wear closed-toe shoes.

To help those in need, a new interactive map of Collier County Food Pantries can also be found at MealsOfHope.org/pantry.

Meals of Hope provides a total of 14 food pantries – including eight mobile pantries – throughout Collier and Lee Counties to distribute fresh and nutritious food to approximately 1,200 families, seniors and veterans each week. Additional services and summer meal programs serve more than 10,000 Southwest Florida residents each month.

With the help of more than 25,000 volunteers, Meals of Hope packed more than 10 million meals in 2019 at events in Southwest Florida and throughout the United States.

As a partner agency with the Harry Chapin Food Bank, Meals of Hope distributes more than 2 million pounds of food each year as it fulfills its mission of inspiring and empowering communities to come together to end hunger. Established in 2007, Meals of Hope is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization.

To learn more, visit www.mealsofhope.org or call 239-537-7775.

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