If you need food, the Fairbanks Community Food Bank is here to help you. We receive free food and we give it away freely.

WHO do I call for an emergency food box?

Call the church of the day (click here) or call the Fairbanks Community Food Bank at 45-SHARE (457-4273).

WHAT TIME do I call? 

Between 10 am and Noon. Monday through Friday only. 

WHERE do I pick up my food box? 

From the church you made the request with.

HOW many food boxes can I get? 

Ten emergency food box orders per household per calendar year.

HOW MUCH food will I get? 

Approximate 20 pounds of food per person in the household. Enough food for 3 days.

WHAT information do I need to provide? 

Photo ID’s for all adults (18 and older) as well as names and birthdates for children in the household included on your food box order.

HOW OFTEN can I get an emergency food box? 

Please wait 3 days before placing another request.

WHERE can I go for a meal?

  • First Presbyterian (547 7th Avenue) will have meals Wednesday Nights at 6:00pm
  • Immaculate Conception (115 N Cushman Street) 11:00am-1:00pm Saturday and Sunday
  • Stone Soup Cafe (507 Gaffney Rd) Breakfast 7:30am-9:00am Monday - Friday 
  • Fairbanks Rescue Mission (723 27th Avenue) Breakfast M-F: 7:00-7:30am, Breakfast Sat-Sun: 9:00am; Lunch M-F: 12:00-12:30pm, Dinner M-F: 5:30-6:00pm
  • Additional Meals for Seniors ages 60+

           -North Star Council on Aging (1424 Moore Street)--lunch M-F from 11:30a-12:30p

           -Fairbanks Native Association Elders (320 2nd Ave)--lunch M-F 11:30a-12:30p

           -Meals on Wheels delivered Monday thru Friday (North Star Council on Aging) 452-1735

NO FOOD IS AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FROM THE FOOD BANK WAREHOUSE

Have more questions?  Follow this link or give us a call.