Beacon of Hope:
Contact: 599-5047 Location: Vestal Area, South Knoxville Resource: Drive-up food pickup for Vestal Area.
Directions: If you live in the Vestal Area, call to make an appointment and get the address.
Contact: 524-2575 Location: 815 N. Broadway St. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesdays. Call during church office hours for an appointment.
Central United Methodist Church:
Contact: 524-5960 Location: 201 East Third Ave. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 10 am to 12 pm on Thursdays. Groceries provided based on family size and need. ID’s are
required; Please call ahead.
Contact: N/A Location: 203 Harriet Tubman St. Resource: Grab-and-go dinners available for pick up.
Directions: Dinners provided from 4 to 6 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Drive and Walk-ups welcome. All persons
receiving a meal must be present.
Church Street United Methodist Church:
Contact: 524-3048 Location: 900 Henley St. Resource: Lunch bags with sandwich and drink.
Directions: Lunch pickup hours: 11 am to 12 pm, or until food runs out, on Thursdays. Drive and walk-ups welcome.
East Knoxville FISH Hospitality:
Contact: 522-3474 Location: Luke’s Episcopal, 600 S. Chestnut St. Resource: Food pick-up and delivery.
Directions: Pickup available: 10 am to 1 pm on Wednesdays. If you need food delivered to your home, please call.
First Baptist Church:
Contact: 546-9661 Location: 510 Main St., #2539 Resource: FISH Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 1 to 4 pm on Tuesdays, in Trentham Hall.
First Presbyterian Church:
Contact: 546-2531 Location: 620 State St. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry opens at 9 am on the first Tuesday of each month. Call for questions.
Greater Warner – Burlington Food Pantry
Contact: 865-524-8040 Location: 3800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: 3rd & 4th Thursday – Box Pick-up/Drive Through 4:00 pm – until they are gone.
Knox County Schools:
Contact: 215-4211 or 211 Location: 38 Locations Resource: Breakfast and Lunch meal distribution for children.
Directions: Meal distribution: 10 am to 12 pm – two days’ worth of meals on Mondays and three days’ worth of meals
on Wednesdays. Meals distributed via drive or walk up to children at schools across Knox County. Visit the nearest
school, or call 211 for a list of locations. Children must be present to receive meals.
Contact: 546-3248 Location: 2418 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Resource: Meals and Food Basket Distribution
Directions: Meals distributed: 1:30 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Market basket food distributions: 4:30 pm on
Thursday. All persons seeking Market Baskets should call at noon on Thursdays to schedule basket pickup.
Contact: 577-6244 Location: 4601 Joe Lewis Rd. Resource: Food Bag Distribution
Directions: Emergency food bags provided: 1 to 3 pm on Mondays to those who reside in the 37920-zip code.
New Hope Baptist Church:
Contact: 522-1267 and 688-5330 Location: 2504 Cecil Ave. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours on Monday and Thursday, Thursday’s at 5 pm. Call first for referrals and a verification code.
Northwest Knoxville FISH Pantry:
Contact: 247-0521 Location: 122 W. Scott Ave. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 10 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, Thursday, and every 4th Saturday of the month.
Contact: 525-9401 Location: 409 N. Broadway Resource: Grocery Bag Distribution
Directions: Distribution available: 1 to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Call ahead to make an appointment and present
proof of residence upon drive-up. Currently serving Papa Murphy pizzas and coupons to drive ups, as well
SCHAS (Senior Citizen Home Assistance Program) SCHAS Out Shopping (S.O.S):
Contact: 769-4170 or 523-2920 Location: N/A Resource: Grocery Shopping and Delivery
Directions: Call or e-mail email@example.com for grocery delivery services. Services provided to seniors age 62 and over and
anyone that is immune compromised. Groceries picked up and delivered to the home. Clients must pay for their
groceries; SNAP benefits are accepted.
South Knoxville Church of God:
Contact: 573-4141 Location: 5623 Magazine Rd. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 9 am to 2 pm, Monday through Thursday. Call to schedule an appointment. Emergency food
boxes provided, one-per month.
South Knoxville FISH Hospitality Pantry:
Contact: 247-0521 Location: 201 Ogle Ave. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 10 am to 1 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Food available for pickup.
The Lord’s Child – Food Pantry:
Contact: 868-5200 Location: 68729 Chapman Hwy. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 10 am to 5:30 pm on Fridays. Shelf stable items, frozen and refrigerated products, and
emergency food boxes available. Declaration of income or proof of participation in SNAP, Families First, SSI, LIHEAP, or
Public Housing must be provided at pick up.
Contact: 588-5763 Location: 5613 Western Ave. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Pantry hours: 10 am to 2 pm for outside pickup. All Knox County residents welcome; please call for
Contact: 524-5494 Location: 1719 Reynolds St. Resource: Food Pantry
Directions: Open to all; no questions asked. Call ahead; pick up available: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. If
unable to make it out to the house, they can deliver groceries to the home.
Contact: 525-9068 Location: 1230 West Scott Ave. Resource: Food and Clothing Market
Directions: Market hours: 9 am to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
*Please Note: Hours and locations can change on a weekly basis. Please call ahead before visiting.*
For all questions and information on where to access food resources and other social services, please call 211