Coastside Hope’s Emergency & Supplemental Food Pantry is available 5 days a week at our El Granada office, during regular office hours. All food is given free to clients – no payment is ever required. Pantry food comes from community donations, local food drives, and from Second Harvest Food Bank. We also purchase food when necessary to ensure a sufficient supply of high-value foods.
Food includes fresh produce, shelf-stable goods, and refrigerated or frozen proteins. New clients may visit the pantry immediately on their first visit. Registered clients may visit the pantry once a week on an ongoing basis. The amount of food given to clients depends on the number of persons in their family.
The Food Pantry is maintained by a dedicated corps of volunteers who sort donated food, stock the shelves, and keep the pantry clean and tidy.