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Where to Find Food Distribution Locations in South Florida

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Non-profit organizations, state and local governments are working to help South Floridians from going hungry while out of work. Here’s where you can find food distributions in South Florida:

Miami-Dade County

  • Saturday, July 18th at 9 a.m. at Alpha & Omega Church (7800 SW 56th Street, Miami, FL 33155); This is a drive-thru offering non-perishables.

Recurring weekly

  • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. at Gibson Park (401 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL 33136); This drive-thru will distribute 300 boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, cheese or protein.
  • Every Tuesday in May at 1 p.m. at Marlins Park (Humana Lot, 1390 Northwest 5th Street, Miami, 33125); This is a drive-thru site offering non-perishable items and/or a fresh meal to anyone in need hosted by DeliverLean. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Sherbondy Park Pavilion (777 Sharazard Boulevard, Opa-locka 33054): Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Tuesday at Tropical Park (7900 Southwest 40th Street, Miami, 33155); This is a drive-thru site hosted by Miami-Dade County. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Wednesday at Homestead Air Reserve Park (27401 Southwest 127th Avenue, Homestead 33032); This is a drive-thru site hosted by Miami-Dade County. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Wednesday and Friday at the Northside Church of God (2590 Northwest 103rd Street, Miami 33147): Food will be given to the community each day starting at 2:30pm. Walk-ins and drive-thrus are welcome. 
  • Every Thursday at Amelia Earhart Park (401 East 65th Street, Hialeah, 33013); This is a drive-thru site hosted by Miami-Dade County. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Friday at 9 a.m. at Greynolds Park (17530 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach 33160): This is a drive-thru site. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every weekday between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. at all Pollo Tropical locations in Miami-Dade; Pollo Tropical's Free Lunch Kids Program is handing out free meals to kids age 12 and under (every child will receive a Kids Classic TropiChop and bottle of water).
  • Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross announced the creation of the Miami Dolphins Food Relief Program. Starting June 1, the initiative will provide a minimum of 1,000 meals each weekday out of Hard Rock Stadium for up to a 12 month period to families in need in Miami Gardens through a voucher system. For more, click on this link.

Broward County

Recurring Weekly

  • Every Thursday at 9 a.m. at Miramar Regional Park (16801 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33027): Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mills Pond Park (2201 Northwest 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33311): Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.
  • Every weekday between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. at all Pollo Tropical locations in Broward; Pollo Tropical's Free Lunch Kids Program is handing out free meals to kids age 12 and under (every child will receive a Kids Classic TropiChop and bottle of water).
  • Central Park in Plantation (9151 Northwest 2nd Street, Plantation 33324) will hold distribution events on Friday, July 10th and Friday, July 24th in partnership with Feeding South Florida. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it is your turn.

Additionally, several organizations have online resources that can be used to locate nearby food distribution sites:

  • Feeding South Florida is giving away food in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. You can find an updated list of distribution sites and times here
  • Farm Share Foods is also providing food throughout South Florida. A list of dates and times is available here
  • The United Way of the Florida Keys provides list of food resources for children and seniors in Monroe County. 

Both Miami-Dade and Broward county public school systems will also be setting up distribution sites for students and their families on a weekly basis:

  • Miami-Dade County schools are providing free meals to students at 50 locations from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Parents can pick up meals for multiple days at a time, and they can search for their nearest distribution center using this website.
  • Broward County schools are providing free meals to students at multiple locations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Parents can pick up meals for multiple days at a time. The full list of distribution sites can be found here.
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