Call 211

211 provides information and support to people who need food and other services. Dial “211” 24 hours a day.

Food Distribution Calendar

Download our Food Distribution Calendar.

To qualify to receive USDA food, families or individuals must certify that they live in the area served by the distribution and have incomes at or below these guidelines:

EFAP Maximum Income
Household Size Monthly Household Income Annual Household Income
1 $1,458.75 $17,505
2 $1,966.25 $23,595
3 $2,473.75 $29,685
4 $2,981.25 $35,775
5 $3,488.75 $41,865
6 $3,996.25 $47,955
7 $4,503.75 $54,045
8 $5011.25 $60,135
9 $5,518.75 $66,225
10 $6,026.25 $72,315
Over 10 add $507.50 each add $6,090

Download the EFA-15 Alternate Pick-up Form (English).

EFAP Ingreso Maximo
Personas Ingreso Maximo Menual Ingreso Maximo Anual
1 $1,458.75 $17,505
2 $1,966.25 $23,595
3 $2,473.75 $29,685
4 $2,981.25 $35,775
5 $3,488.75 $41,865
6 $3,996.25 $47,955
7 $4,503.75 $54,045
8 $5011.25 $60,135
9 $5,518.75 $66,225
10 $6,026.25 $72,315
Arriba de 10 Aumente $507.50 por cada persona adicional Aumente $6,090 por cada persona adicional

Descargue EFA-15 Pick up forma alternativa (en Español).

2013 Holiday Sponsors

A big thank you to our official 2013 Holiday Food & Fund Drive Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Food Ambassador Sponsors
Food Champion Sponsors

Food Bank Awards

MPCC Award The Food Bank for Monterey County has won a Business Excellence Award in the nonprofit category in Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's 26th Annual Business Excellence Awards! Click here to view the winners.

Thank you to all who honored us with your vote!

Food Programs

Here are just a few ways you can help end hunger in your community.

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The Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Emergency Food Assistance Program is the Food Bank’s largest supplemental food program.

Family Market

The Family Market

The Family Market is the Food Bank’s produce-based direct distribution program.

The Agency Clearinghouse

The Agency Clearinghouse supplies food to nearly 90 other Monterey County nonprofit agencies.