Local Food Banks and Food Pantries in Little Rock, Arkansas

These local food banks and pantries serve Central Arkansas. Many of them have specific requirements for qualifications and specific days of service, which may have changed since this list was updated. Please call before visiting.

You may also need the list of Little Rock shelters and soup kitchens and assistance for the holidays.

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    Homeless man in the snow
    ••• Homeless man in the snow. Getty Images / Photographer's Choice

    The Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas, is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Its warehouse in Little Rock and branch warehouse in Warren, Ark., serve approximately 300 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other agencies that provide food aid directly to hungry Arkansans.  They operate 8 trucks daily and deliver over 19 million pounds of food in AF’s 33-county service area.  According to the 2014 Hunger in America study the Foodbank serves 280,000 people.  They have an excellent pantry search tool on their website to help you locate nearby assistance.

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    Amboy Community Food Pantry (North Little Rock)

    100 Auburn Drive (North Little Rock)
    501-753-2777
    Open Monday & Thursday 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. Proof of residency in North Little Rock required.
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    Bullock Temple

    1513 South Park Street
    501-375-1581
    Open Monday 10:00 – 1:00 p.m. or by appoint, ID Required.
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    5025 Lynch Drive (North Little Rock)
    501-945-4174 Open 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. For Rose City residents only.
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    Christ Temple Outreach Center

    1923 South Arch Street
    501-376-1664
    Open Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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    11500 West 36th Street
    501-221-1051
    Open Monday thru Friday. Call in the mornings between 7:30 & 11:30 a.m. to schedule an afternoon appointment. Photo ID required.
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    1500 North Mississippi Street
    501-225-5656
    Open Fridays, 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. Photo ID required.

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    2803 East Kiehl Avenue (Sherwood) 501-835-5505 Open Friday 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. Photo ID required.
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    1401 Calvary Road (North Little Rock)
    501-758-3090 Open Fridays, 1:00 – 5:00pm p.m. Photo ID required.
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    1723 Schaer Street (North Little Rock)
    501-374-9520
    Open Monday & Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Photo ID Required. Must be resident of North Little Rock.
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    5500 Geyer Springs Road
    501-565-3175 Open 2nd & 3rd Thursday 9:00-12:00 p.m. Serves residents of the 72209 zip code only. Photo ID required.
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    1601 Marshall Street
    501-372-4388
    Open Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 1:00 p.m. Must bring Social Security Card.
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    10500 West Markham Street
    501-376-3071 / 225-9013 Open Tuesday 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.. ID and proof of residence required.
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    14718 Ironton Cutoff
    501-888-2693
    Open every 3rd Tuesday 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. & the 4th Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. ID required.
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    Jacksonville Care Center (Jacksonville)

    105 West Main Street (Jacksonville)
    501-982-4647
    Open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 10:00 – 1:00 p.m. Serves residents of Jacksonville and surrounding areas 72076 zip code area only.
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    7001 Asher
    501-568-3600
    Open Wednesdays 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.. ID required and Social Security cards required.
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    3012 MLK Drive
    501-244-2041
    Food delivery for low income seniors.
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    Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas

    6420 Colonel Glenn Road
    501-562-3336
    Open Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.. You must reside in the 72204 zip code.
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    Park Hill Christian (North Little Rock)

    4400 John F. Kennedy (North Little Rock)
    501-753-1109
    Open Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00pm. Must be a North Little Rock resident.
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    River City Ministries (North Little Rock)

    1021 East Washington (North Little Rock)
    501-376-6694
    North Little Rock, AR 72114 Open Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 – 10:30am. Must provide photo ID.
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    Saint Francis House – The Benefit Bank of Arkansas

    2701 South Elm Street
    501-664-5036
    Open Monday thru Friday 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Must provide photo ID, Social Security card, and proof of income.
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    Watershed

    3701 Springer Blvd.
    501-378-0176 Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Appointments are preferred.