Oklahoma food assistance and free meal programs

No one should go to bed hungry. We’re here to help you find food for your family.
The Food Bank partners with agencies across 24 counties in eastern Oklahoma to feed our hungry neighbors. Whether you’re looking for a local food pantry, need emergency food assistance, or have questions about applying for SNAP benefits, we’re here to make sure you get the support you need.

Find local food pantries

With branches in Tulsa and McAlester, we distribute food to hundreds of partner agencies operating programs in 24 counties of eastern Oklahoma.

Our online tool can help you find food in your community. Simply enter your town or ZIP code to find a pantry near you.

Attend a food distribution event

Drive-through pantries allow you to receive a box of shelf-stable food items and choose from a variety of fresh produce.

These free events take place the 3rd Thursday of every month from 9am – 11am at the Food Bank:

1304 N. Kenosha Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106

Help for our neighbors across Oklahoma.

All Oklahomans should have access to affordable, nutritious food.

Food Programs FAQ

Get answers to your questions about food assistance programs

Eligibility for food assistance

The Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma runs several programs that provide different forms of assistance. If you’re in need, you can access food at our distribution center:

1304 N. Kenosha Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106

Please note that the availability of certain food types may vary depending on income level criteria.

Our agency partners and partner programs may have distinct eligibility criteria, tailored to the specific people they serve or income level. To get detailed information about each pantry, please visit our food finder.

If you have any questions about your eligibility or need assistance, contact us.

We partner with agencies across 24 counties in eastern Oklahoma. To find a pantry in your area, use our convenient food finder. Simply enter your town or ZIP code to find a pantry near you.

The Food Bank offers emergency food boxes filled with non-perishable items to assist anyone in need. Please visit our distribution center Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm:

1304 N. Kenosha Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106

To ensure a smooth experience, we kindly request that you call us at 918-585-2800 before coming to the Food Bank. This way, we can make sure the right person is available to assist you promptly.

If you’re unsure about how to get help from the Food Bank or your eligibility for different programs, please contact Austin Brewer. We are here to assist you and answer your questions.

Drive-through pantries

The drive-through pantry is available to anyone in our community who may be in need. There are no qualifications to participate.
The Food Bank organizes convenient drive-through pantries where participants can receive boxes containing shelf-stable food items and select from a variety of fresh produce options. This event is completely free and helps individuals and families facing food insecurity.
We ask that you preregister for each drive-through event. You will be invited to join us within a 30-minute window, between 9 am and 11 am, on the day of the event. Please remain in your vehicle as Food Bank staff and volunteers guide you through our distribution site.

Our drive-through pantry takes place the third Thursday of every month, 9 am – 11 am, at the Food Bank:

1304 N. Kenosha Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106

The drive-through service is currently located in the east parking lot.

Non-Discrimination Statement (May, 2022)

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online here, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2. Fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. Email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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