Saint Francis House Food Pantry (SFH) is one of the largest food pantries in the state of Alaska, providing emergency food assistance for an average of 1,300 families every month. The food distributed through St. Francis House Food Pantry comes from The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), Food Bank of Alaska, and many generous individuals and local grocery stores. SFH serves any adult or family seeking food assistance and can serve as a gateway point for many people to connect to other resources. We are open 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Monday – Thursday and 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

In fiscal year 2023, 13,458 people received food from Saint Francis House.

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Accessing Saint Francis House:

Everyone is welcome at Saint Francis House Food Pantry – No appointment needed, simply come during open hours with ID and at least 30 minutes of free time, up to twice a month. If you’d like to know more about our procedure for drive thru/walk up services, please view the map.

Pantry Map

To get a head start on receiving your food box, please complete the Saint Francis House Application below. This application gives you access to the Saint Francis House food pantry’s donated food program, which is available to all clients who wish to access this service regardless of income, age, or level of need. To qualify or recertify for the TEFAP federal food assistance program, please complete the back side of the form. TEFAP services have an income threshold. Please note that none of our programs require any religious affiliation. You may also fill out this application during your first visit.

SFH Application

Help for seniors:

Saint Francis House Food Pantry also distributes senior nutrition boxes for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). CSFP is a program that provides extra assistance to clients who are aged 60+, which requires a separate application.

CSFP Program Application

Saint Francis House Food Pantry provides:

  • Saint Francis House Food Pantry food boxes
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) senior nutrition boxes

Food boxes contain various items from the following categories: fresh produce, breakfast foods, pasta or rice, dry and canned proteins, frozen meats, canned vegetables and fruit, bread, sweets, canned soups, ready-made meals, TEFAP commodities.

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Contact Us

Location: 3710 E 20th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Monday – Thursday; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month
Phone: 907-222-7323
Program Director: Dwayne Patterson,