FAQs

How do I receive food?

A person can receive food by going to their nearest Partner Agency or visiting a Mobile Pantry. These locations are found on the Find Food tab.

Do you provide food directly to clients at the Mid-South Food Bank location?

No, the only way a client can receive food is by visiting one of our many Partner Agencies or Mobile Pantry.

Do you help with SNAP?

Yes, we have a TN and MS SNAP Outreach Coordinator ready to assist with your application needs. Please contact Audrena James (TN) at ajames@midsouthfoodbank.org or Shulanda Hastings (MS) at shastings@midsouthfoodbank.org for more assistance.

How do I donate food?

You can drop off food at either our main office located at 3865 S. Perkins Road, Memphis, TN 38118 or at one of our Satellite Drop-Off locations.

What do I need to receive food from a Mobile Pantry?

It varies by Mobile Pantry site and state. Most Mobile Pantries only require a valid ID or proof of residence i.e. utility bill

How do I donate money?

You can give a monetary donation by:

Online – use a credit or debit card 

Mail – a money order or check to:

Mid-South Food Bank
Development Department
3865 S. Perkins Rd.
Memphis, TN 38118

Call - Donor Relations Coordinator Kaylin Oglesby at 901-373-0419 to make a donation by phone

How does my company donate truck loads of food?

Call the office at 901-527-0841 and our receptionist will transfer you to one our Receiving Warehouse Specialists.

How can my retail store donate product?

Contact Director of (Food) Donor Relations Angela Johnson at 901-373-0424.

Do I need to make an appointment to donate food?

If you are donating a truck load of food, you need to contact the office before stopping by. If you are donating a car load of food, please stop by any time between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

How do I organize a company fundraiser/food drive?

Contact Community Relations Haley Scruggs at 901-405-0071.

What items should I donate?

You can find our most needed items under our Give Food page.

How do I make a gift of stock?

We work with Morgan Stanley and our contact Gary Hinson. Visit our Other Ways to Give page to get more information on how to make a gift of stock.

How can I distribute food to my community/become a Partner Agency?

A 501 (c)(3) organization can sign up to become an agency or host a mobile pantry by filling out the forms listed under Our Partnerships.

If we couldn’t answer your question here, please contact us at info@midsouthfoodbank.org and we'll be happy to help!