Free food giveaways available to Jackson County residents

Innovative Charities offers a drive-through food pantry on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. You must be a resident of Jackson County and be in line by 12:00 p.m. If you receive food stamps or SSI, you automatically qualify to receive free food. Otherwise, distribution will be based on your income and the number of people in your household. Applying for food is as simple as filling out one application per year that is based on USDA income levels; ID is not required. Innovative Charities is located at 1994 Hwy. 71 South in Marianna. You can contact them at (850) 573-5526 or visit their website at
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers a regular food pantry on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. You must be a Jackson County resident to receive food. Families can receive food once per month. St. Luke’s is located at 4362 Lafayette Street in Marianna. You can contact them at (850) 482-2431 or visit their website at
Chipola Family Ministries’ regular food pantry hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. or for the first 32 people, whichever comes first. To receive food, you must sign your name and the city you live in. Chipola Family Ministries is located at 3004 Hwy. 71 North in Marianna. You can contact them at (850) 482-6407.
My Father’s Closet has a food giveaway every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. There is no paperwork to fill out, and everyone qualifies to receive food. My Father’s Closet is located at 5374 Cliff Street in Graceville. You can contact them at (850) 263-9555. 

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