Food Resources

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ALPINE
First Baptist Church of Alpine 
1912 Arnold Way, Alpine  (619) 445-2338   Feeding San Diego Mobile Pantry on 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 9:00am–10:00am

MOUNTAIN EMPIRE
Salvation Army   
28989 Old Hwy. 80, Pine Valley  (619) 473-0615   Monday-Thursday 9:00am–4:00pm  
Call for an appointment.  Emergency food, clothing, outreach and short-term casework.

EL CAJON
Meridian Baptist Church  660 3rd St., El Cajon   (619) 444-3171   Second & Fourth Thursday at 3:00pm, Tuesdays at 2:00pm for families with children under 12 years of age.  Community meals on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. 4th Wednesday-Mobile Showers
Newbreak Church East Co.  470 N. Mollison, El Cajon   (619) 631-8704  Bread distribution on Tuesdays 5:00pm.  Fresh produce and canned foods on Friday at 2:00pm.  Fresh Rescue on Saturdays at 9:00am.  Sack lunches Monday-Friday from 11:30am -12:00pm.  Hot meals served on Saturdays at 10:00am, Tuesdays at 6:00pm and Thursdays at 6:30pm.
Salvation Army   1011 E. Main St., El Cajon   (619) 440-4683   Food pantry on Mondays,Tuesdays, Thursdays from 1:30pm-4:00pm, Wednesdays at 9:30am-10:00am, and Fridays from 1:30pm-3:00pm.  Sack lunches are served at these times as well.  Hot meals for seniors available daily at Salvation Army at 11:30am.

LA MESA 
Crosspointe Life Church  8809 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa   (619) 464-3077  Food pantry on Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am-11:00am and 4th Saturday at 9:00am.
  Journey Community Church  8363 Center Dr., La Mesa   (619) 464-4544  Food pantry on 1st and 4th Thursday at 6:30pm, 2nd Friday at 9:00am, 3rd Saturday at 8:30am.  
La Mesa First Methodist Church   4690 Palm Ave., La Mesa   (619) 466-4163   Snacks served on Monday-Thursday at 9:30am-11:00am and the 4th Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Hot meals are served the 4th Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm.
La Mesa Seventh Day Adventist Church  4207 Spring Gardens Dr., La Mesa   (619) 461-5703   Food pantry on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm.

SPRING VALLEY
Heaven’s Windows   
Good Acres County Park, 8848 Troy St., Spring Valley   (619) 825-8489   Food pantry Tuesday–Friday 9:00am-12:00pm. 
Santa Sophia Catholic Church   9800 San Juan St., Spring Valley  (619) 463-6629×225   Food pantry Tuesday & Thursday 9:300am-11:00am and Saturdays 9:00am-11:00am.  
Spring Valley Community Church   3310 Bancroft Dr., Spring Valley   (619) 342-1414  Food pantry Thursday & Friday 9:00am-12:00pm, before or after church services on Wednesday 6:00pm-8:00pm and Sunday 10:00am -12:00pm.

LEMON GROVE 
Lemon Grove Foursquare Church  2115 Lemon Grove Ave., Lemon Grove   (619) 252-7406  Food pantry on Tuesday 9:00am-10:00am.
  Samoa/Lutheran Feeding Ministry   2055 Skyline Dr., Lemon Grove   (619) 465-7301  Food pantry on Tuesday-Friday at 1:00pm-4:00pm and 1st & 4th Friday at 9:00am-11:00am.  Meals are served on Mondays at 5:00pm.  
St. John of the Cross Catholic Church   8086 Broadway, Lemon Grove   (619) 466-3209   Food pantry on 2nd & 4th Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm.

SANTEE 
Carlton Hills Lutheran Church  9715 Halberns Blvd., Santee   (619) 448-2096  Food pantry on Wednesday, Friday, 1st & 3rd Saturday 9:00am-11:00am and 3rd Tuesday 11:00am-1:00pm.
  Guardian Angels Catholic Church   9310 Dalehurst Rd., Santee   (619) 448-1213  Food pantry on Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

LAKESIDE
Lakeside Christian Helps   
9931 Channel Rd., Lakeside   (619) 561-3488   Food pantry on Monday-Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm
Villa Lakeshore Apartments   12606 Lakeshore Dr., Lakeside   (619) 426-3595   Food pantry on 4th Monday at 9:00am-10:00am.