Truck to the Table - Mobile Food Pantry

Together, We Can Fight Hunger.

Many Southeast Missourians are suddenly finding themselves unable to provide for their family due to loss of a job, a medical situation arises or some other life changing event occurs. Truck to the Table Mobile Food Pantry was created to be there for these families and others facing hunger by providing emergency food assistance. Food distributions typically last 3 hours and can be held on parking lots or at churches, community centers and other such places. Each distribution can serve up to 300 families, providing not only frozen, boxed and canned food, but fresh produce, bakery, dairy and meats. Truck to the Table held its first distribution in November 2009 and in 2013 the program served over 32,000 families.

A Community Partnership.

We partner with individuals, civic groups, and non-profit organizations in our sixteen county service area. Partners provide volunteers and a site for distribution, and they help spread the word about upcoming distributions. These partners promote each distribution through all media outlets. The client or the sponsoring organization will be responsible for supplying bags and/or boxes.

Become a Distribution Site.

Is your agency or organization interested in hosting a mobile food pantry distribution? Southeast Missouri Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry Coordinator will prepare the truck, deliver the food, and assist volunteers with set-up and distribution. A mobile food pantry can be hosted virtually anywhere. For safety reasons, Mobile distributions must take place on pavement with no overhead hanging wires. Southeast Missouri Food Bank will provide all tables used during distribution.

Become a Sponsor.

Make a direct impact in your community by sponsoring a Southeast Missouri Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry Distribution site.

Scheduled Stops by county for 2015

Please remember to bring a bag or a box and a photo I.D. for proof of residency

Only one person can receive food per household 

Pick ups are not allowed - You must be present to receive food

Please direct all questions regarding Truck to the Table Mobile Food Pantry
to: Missy Rice @ 573.703.3019

Bollinger county

Zalma General Baptist Church, at Zalma , 10 a.m. - Saturday, June 20

Knights of Columbus parking lot located on Hwy N at Leopold, at 6 p.m. on June 24

Butler county

Poplar Bluff, at the River of Life Church, 10 a.m. - Second Saturday of the month


Cape Girardeau county

Carter county

Ellsinore,  at the General Baptist Church, 10 a.m. – Fourth Saturday of the month

Dunklin county

Madison county
Mississippi county

New Madrid county

Pemiscot county

Perry county

Reynolds county

Ripley county

Ste. Genevieve county

Scott county

Stoddard county

Puxico,  at the First Baptist Church, 10 a.m. – First Saturday of the month 

Bloomfield,  at the Bloomfield Assembly Church of God, 9 a.m.- Second Saturday every other month- 6/13, 8/8, 10/10, 12/12

Essex,  at the Harvest Assembly Church - No mobile food pantry in June and July  

Dudley, at the Faith Community Church, 10 a.m. -  Third Saturday of the month

Advance,  at the Advance School Cafeteria, 10 a.m. – Third Saturday every other month
June 20, August 15, October 17, December 19

Essex, at the Church of Christ, 6 p.m. - Fourth Friday of the month

Bloomfield, at Trinity Methodist Church, 9 a.m. - Dates are as follows:
6/27, 7/25, 8/29, 9/26, 10/31, 11/21, 12/19 - 2015

Wayne county

Piedmont,  at the Youth and Community Center, 10 a.m. - Dates are as follows:
6/23, 7/31, 8/18, 9/22, 10/20, 11/24, 12/22 - 2015


Are you interested in hosting a Truck to the Table Mobile Food Pantry? Please contact Missy Rice  at 573.703.3019  or

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