Our food pantry is staffed strictly by volunteers. Recipients must meet U.S. Department and Agriculture (USDA) standards. Food is distributed the last two Fridays of each month with special distributions for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Distribution occurs at Abe Brown Ministries located at 2921 N. 29th Street in Tampa.
- Recipients must meet the standards of USDA assistance
- Recipients must register and sign up before receiving food
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
Click here to file a program complaint of discrimination and complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: 202-690-7442; or (3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view the USDA Nondiscrimination Statement.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM | Registration and sign-up (required for 1st time recipients) on distribution days.
9:00 AM and 10:00AM | Although NOT a requirement, Bible Study is held before distribution begins.
Bible Study is currently postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Distribution begins. Food is given on a first come, first serve basis, until all food has been distributed or until 12:00 p.m., whichever comes first.