Knox County Food Pantries

* Important: Please call the food pantries to confirm that the hours have not changed. We do our best to provide full information and details, but food pantries often change their hours without notifying us. We do not want you to waste your time visiting a pantry that is not open.

 

FISH Hospitality Pantries

http://www.fishpantry.org/index.php

NORTHWEST KNOXVILLE:
122 West Scott Avenue (New FISH Pantry Facility), Tuesday, Thursday, and every 4th Saturday
Hours: 10 AM – 1 PM

(865)971-4000

EAST KNOXVILLE:
600 South Chestnut St. (St. Luke’s Episcopal Church) Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Hours: 10 AM – 1 PM

(865)522-3474

SOUTH KNOXVILLE:
115 Ogle Street (Vestal United Methodist Church)
Wednesday, Friday
Hours: 10 AM – 1 PM

(865)577-9600

OFFICE:
800 Northshore Drive (Episcopal Church of the Ascension) (865)588-9200

If you need food delivered, call FISH of Knox County: (865)523-7900

Monday - Saturday after 9 AM

 

Powell United Methodist Church
323 West Emory Road
Powell, Tennessee 37849
(865)938-2741

Seving all in need.

Monday-Friday 9-10 AM and third Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 AM

 

Strawberry Plains United Methodist Church

3173 Old Andrew Johnson Highway

Strawberry Plains, TN 37871

(865)933-8583

First and Third Thursday, 10 AM – 12 PM and 7 PM – 8 PM

 

Black Oak Heights Baptist Church - Food Pantry
405 Black Oak Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912
(865)689-5397

The Food Pantry will open from 1 PM – 2:00 PM on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Everyone receiving food from the pantry will need to meet at 10:50 AM for worship and registration.

 

Love Kitchen
2418 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37914
(865)546-3248
Provides emergency food bags once per week on Wednesdays from noon-1:00 PM.

 

Food in the Fort

1642 Highland Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37916

(865)524-4552

Shopping

·         Every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays.

·         The day begins at 8:30 with set up and preparation.

·         Our neighbors are welcomed in at 9:30 for continental breakfast.

·         Shopping begins at 10:00 and runs until 12:00.

·         Our neighbors choose from an assortment of healthy staple items along with the fresh produce from the gardens.

Lunch

·         Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.

·         We gather in the lower halls at 11:30.

·         From 12:00 to 1:00, we enjoy a meal prepared by our neighborhood friends incorporating the garden produce.

 

Arlington Baptist Church

1928 Fairmont Boulevard

Knoxville, TN 37917

(865)522-5189

The food pantry is open on Thursdays from Noon-1:00 PM.  Food is available once every three months per family.  Must call (865)522-5189 to make an appointment.  Walk-ins cannot be served.  Must have a photo ID.

 

Arlington Church of Christ
2206 Tecoma Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865)523-1764

Call first.  Monday-Thursday, 9 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Broadway Baptist Church
815 NE Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865)524-2575

Mon - Wed 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. MUST CALL FIRST (865) 524-2575.
This service is provided by appointment only. Must provide SS card or Driver's License and may visit once every six months.

 

Central United Methodist Church

201 East Third Avenue

Knoxville, Tennessee 37917

(865)524-1659

The pantry is open from 9:00 to 12:00 each Tuesday and Thursday morning as long as food is available. A limited number of hygiene items are available as needed. Written referrals are preferred.

 

Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church
1620 N. Central Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
(865) 523-7150

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11:30 AM

 

Harvest Food Pantry

Harvest Christian Fellowship Church

2505 Washington Pike

Knoxville, TN 37917

(865)637-1295

Fridays from 10 AM – 1 PM

 

Ladies of Charity

120 West Baxter Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

(865)522-6341

Monday- Friday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

 

Lincoln Park Baptist Church
830 Chicamauga Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
(865)687-5451

Thursday mornings by appointment only

 

New Mt Calvary Missionary Baptist Church - Food Pantry
1801 8th Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865)525-4739

Fourth Sat in every month 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM; 1st and 3rd Tue 10:00 AM – Noon – Clothing and Food Pantry.

 

St. James Episcopal Church

1101 North Broadway

Knoxville TN 37917

(865)523-5687

Open every other Saturday from 8 AM – 10 AM

Serves people living in the following zip codes: 37912, 37914, 37915, 37917, 37918, 37919, and 37921

 

Washington Pike United Methodist Church

2241 Washington Pike

Knoxville, TN 37917

(865)523-0603

Serves Zip Code 37917 and 37914 Open Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.

 

First Comforter Church
5516 Old Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865)688-8390

Wednesdays, 9:00AM – noon

 

Fountain City Ministry Center

Central Baptist Church of Fountain City,

Lynnwood Building, Lower Level

5364 North Broadway Street

Knoxville, TN 37918

(865)688-5000

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 *Closed holidays and during severe weather

Food pantry doors are open to any Knox County resident. Positive identification and personal data are required, enabling us to keep permanent records of each client with dates of service. Clients are eligible for food once per month. Bread, toilet articles, detergent, diapers, personal hygiene and other items are distributed as available.

 

Hosanna Food Pantry

New Covenant Fellowship

6828 Central Ave

Knoxville, TN 37918

(865)689-7001

By appointment only

 

Calvary Baptist Church
3200 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865)523-9419

Tuesdays, 9 AM – noon

 

Good Samaritan Center at Knoxville First SDA Church
3611 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 524-7842

2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 12:30 - 2:30 PM

 

Michael T. Irwin Deacon's Pantry

Metropolitan Community Church

7820 Redeemer Lane

Knoxville, TN 37919

(865)531-2539

 

Montgomery Village Baptist Center

4601 Joe Lewis Road

Knoxville, TN 37920

(865)577-6244

Monday 1 – 3 PM, Tuesday 10:30 – noon, Thursday 1 PM – 3 PM

 

Montgomery Village Ministry
1124 Cook Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920
(865)577-5555

Tuesday and Friday, 11 AM – 1 PM.  Montgomery Village residents only.  Clients may receive food twice a month.

 

South Knoxville Baptist Church
522 Sevier Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865)573-1973

Hours: Only following services on Sundays at noon and Wednesdays at 7 PM.  Clients may visit once every 6 months.

 

Cumberland Baptist Church

5600 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865)584-9129

Serves individuals who live in the zip codes 37921 or 37912.  Anyone living in these zip codes may come once every four weeks on Thursdays from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Lonsdale United Methodist Church

3002 Galbraith Street

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865)522-7257

Third Thursday of each month from 1 PM to 3 PM.  Open to families in the Lonsdale community.

 

Trinity United Methodist Church
5613 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
(865)588-5763

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

 

Western Heights Baptist Center

1230 W. Scott Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865)525-9068

Tuesday and Thursday from 8 AM – 1 PM

 

Westview Wesleyan Methodist Church
3224 Joyce Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
(865) 524-3937

Wednesdays, 4:00 PM – 8:00 pPM

 

Manna House

Cokesbury United Methodist Church

9919 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37922

(865)693-0353

Manna House Hours:

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – noon

Wednesdays, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Thursdays, 10:00 AM – noon and 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

West End Church of Christ
8301 East Walker Springs Lane
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865)693-0801

Hours: Thursdays, 1 – 4 PM.  Must call first.

 

West Park Baptist Church

8833 Middlebrook Pike

Knoxville, TN 37923

(865)690-0031

Hours of Operation: Tuesday 4 to 6 PM (1 session); Friday 12 to 2 PM; 4 to 6 PM (2 sessions). Require photo ID.

 

Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church

7753 Oak Ridge Highway

Knoxville, TN 37931

(865)690-1060

Mondays 1 PM – 2 PM

 

Pantry of Promise

Faith Promise Church

10740 Faith Promise Lane

Knoxville, TN 37931

(865)251-2590, ext. 3002

Food is distributed from the church office each third and fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. For more information, please email De'Neece at pantryofpromise@gmail.com.

 

Farragut Christian Church

138 Admiral Road

Knoxville, TN 37934

(865) 966.5224

Open every Thursday (except for holidays) from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Two bags of food per month are allowed to families living in the following zip codes: 37922, 37932, 37934.

 

Halls Welfare Ministry

Crossroad Presbyterian Church
4329 E. Emory Road
Knoxville, TN 37938
(865)922-9412

Hours: Second Tuesday of the month, 6 – 8 PM, Fourth Saturday of the month, 9 – 11 AM

 

Knoxville Free Food Market (a ministry of the Grove Church)

4625 Mill Branch Lane

Knoxville, TN 37938

(865)922-0261

Food pantry 3rd Saturday of every month