211 and Other Food Options
There are many non-profit and community-based organizations throughout San Francisco and Marin that provide food in addition to other valuable services.
211 United Way of Bay Area
Dial 211 to find community services throughout the Bay Area, including food, housing, health care, senior services, childcare, legal aid, and volunteer opportunities. Calls are free, confidential, and available 24-hours a day in 150 languages.
A number of organizations serve free, nutritious meals at a centralized location to anyone in need of food.
Summer Meals for Kids
There are organizations that serve free, healthy lunches and snacks to anyone age 18 and under every weekday during the months that school is not in session. No proof of need, registration, or identification is required. Check back in the spring for more details.
Lunch for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Find lunch and social activities for seniors, 60+ years of age. Some sites require a reservation and some also serve eligible adults with disabilities, ages 18-59. A small donation is suggested but no one is turned away due to inability to contribute.
Visit eatfresh.org for access to healthy recipes, support from online dietitians, and helpful nutrition resources. Information is available in English, Chinese and Spanish.