Food Banks 

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Inc. – We feed the hungry in the big bend area through our network of partner agencies as we educate and engage the community in the fight against hunger. Serves Calhoun, Gulf, and Jackson Counties. (850) 562-3033 or

A Hand Up International Ministries
6804 Bayou George Rd. Panama City, FL 32404 
Food bank: Time and dates vary. Call or check their Facebook page

Bay County Council on Aging- 501c
1116 Frankford Ave, Panama City, FL 23401
Meals on wheels, senior activities for 55 and older

Catholic Charities-501c
3128 W. 11th St. Panama City, FL 32401 
Food pantry is open Monday through Thursday from 10am-2pm. It is also open by appointment only on Friday.  Must show ID and Social Security Card for each person receiving assistance.

Family of God Baptist Church (west campus)
4101 W 21st Street, Panama City, FL 32405 
Utilities, Food Pantry: Tuesday 9:30am-11:30am

Family of God Baptist Church (East Campus)
901 US 98 Business, Panama City, FL 32401
Utilities, Food Pantry: Tuesday 9:30am-11:30am, financial assistance. 

Family Service Agency:
114 East 9th Street, Panama City, FL 32401
Hours of operation: Tuesday through Thursday 9AM-1PM and closed on Friday -
Appointments are available at other times by calling 850-785-1721. Serves Bay,
Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington Counties. MRE’s provided to
homeless clients only (2 meals per client per day)

Feeding the Gulf Coast –Distributing food through charitable organizations in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi Gulf Coast, and providing food to children in nutrition enrichment programs. Serves Bay, Holmes, and Washington Counties. (850) 626-1332 or

Grace Presbyterian Church
1415 Airport Rd, Panama City, FL 32405
Utilities, food, Thursday 8:15am-11:30am. For financial assistance, call the church.

Gulf Beach Presbyterian
271 Hwy. 79 Panama City Beach, FL  32413
Foodbank: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-12pm.  Panama City Beach residents only. Must show photo ID.

Gulf Coast Baptist Church
10620 Hutchinson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Food Bank is open Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11:30am. 

Salvation Army
1824W. 15th Street Panama City, FL 32405
Food Bank is open Monday through Thursday 9-12pm and 1-3pm. 

St. Andrew’s Baptist Church
3101 A West Highway 98 Panama City, FL 32401 
Food bank is open Monday through Friday from 8:30-11:30 until food is gone.
1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-4100
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