|ALL School Districts: Local Riverside County public schools will be providing free breakfast and lunch
services to children under 18. https://myvalleynews.com/a-guide-to-free-meals-for-children-in-southwest-riverside-county-during-school-shutdowns/Individual School Districts: Grab-n-Go Meals for Kids Free Meals for Children 18 and Under During School Closures
The CalFresh Program, formerly known as Food Stamps, can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The
program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many
markets and food stores. The amount of the benefit is based on the size of your household,
your income, and your housing expenses.
To see if you’re eligible, visit their website: https://www.mybenefitscalwin.org/web/consortium/home or https://www.getcalfresh.org/
Need-Help-Paying-Bills website: Food banks in Riverside County: https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/riverside_food_banks_and_pantr.html
FreeFood.org for Riverside County: https://www.freefood.org/c/ca-riverside
Valley Resource Center: The Valley Resource Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated
to connecting the community to local, low-cost and free comprehensive resources through
community organizational outreach and providing philanthropic programs to enrich the
lives of veterans, seniors, and families in the community. Food Assistance: https://www.valleyresourcecenter.org/foodandassistance
Riverside County Department of Public and Social Services: Restaurant Senior Meals Program for people 60 years old or older. http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/self-sufficiency/restaurant-meals-program-landing
Other Food Assistance Neighborhood Distribution Programs
Please note that food resources are subject to availability: https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/countyfb.cgi?county=Riverside-County&state=CA
Community Mission of Hope: 41760 Rider Way, Temecula. Food distribution Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open to residents of Temecula. cmoh.net
Circle of Care Ministry: 26090 Ynez Road, Temecula. Drive by situation Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. https://circleofcareministries.org/
Western Eagle Foundation: 40940 County Center Dr, Temecula http://www.western-eagle.org/
Temecula-Murrieta Community Pantry: https://www.foodpantries.org/ci/ca-temecula
Community Food Pantry of Murrieta: 39493 Los Alamos Rd., Suite A, Murrieta. Food distribution on Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. www.communityoutreachofmurrieta.com/food-pantry
Open to residents of Murrieta, French Valley and Winchester:
Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium: Storm Baseball Meal Relief Program. Offer a specific meal that you heat in your own home. Pre-orders will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. the prior day. You will have the option to either pick up the meal at the Diamond Taproom or have
it delivered to your home for a minimal charge. ($1.50 per delivery). Visit www.diamondtaproom.com to order
Menifee Valley Community Cupboard: 26944 Cherry Hills Blvd Sun City https://www.mvcupboard.org/ or call 951-301-4414 for assistance
Bread Basket Food Bank: 2385 S. San Jacinto Ave, San Jacinto. https://www.breadbaskethemet.com/coronavirus-covid-19.html
Community Pantry: 521 N. San Jacinto St, Hemet, CA https://www.vcpcares.org/
Carol's Kitchen: San Gorgonio Pass, Banning, CA. Serving sack lunches at all locations. https://www.carolskitcheninc.org/
Food Now Inc: 14080 Palm Dr E, Desert Hot Springs, CA. Drive thru food distributions Wednesday
and Thursday from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. https://thefamilyservicesofthedesert.org/
ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Relief Inland Empire: 3764 Ellis Street, Corona. Food Pantry Day - every 4th Sunday of the Month. http://icnacentercorona.org/
Second Harvest Food Bank Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties: Riverside, CA https://www.feedingamericaie.org/find-pantry
Local Senior-Only Shopping
- All Dollar General locations will open from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for senior shoppers.
- All Target locations will open on Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for senior shoppers.
- All Northgate Market locations will open from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for seniors and shoppers
with disabilities only.
- All Cardenas Markets locations will open on Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for seniors,
caregivers, individuals with disabilities and first responders.
- All Ralphs locations will open from 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. for seniors.
- All Vons and Albertsons locations will open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m.
to 9 a.m. for senior customers.
- All Stater Bros. locations will open at 7:45 a.m. for customers who are 65 and over.
Please note that this is a 15-minute window before the normal hours of operation.
- All Baron’s Market locations will open between 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for customers who
are 65 and over, individuals with disabilities and pregnant women.
- All Walmart locations will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for
seniors who are 60 and over. This will start one hour before the store opens.
- All Costco locations will open from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for individuals
who are 60 and over.