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Matthew's Crossing Food Bank

Hunger Support

Criteria to receive food at Matthew's Crossing

Anyone in need of food assistance can present a photo ID and register with Matthew's Crossing to receive 1 Emergency Food Box each month. Emergency Food Boxes are comprised of nutritionally balanced non-perishable foods, designed to feed a family of 4 for up to three days. When available perishable items will be included and may include: bread, milk, meat, fresh produce, and bakery items. Sample of food items in the Emergency Food Boxes include: pasta, rice, beans, canned fruits and vegetables, soup, cereal, dry milk, and canned meats.

Emergency Food Boxes are available:
M, Tu, Th, F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 4:00 - 6:00 pm


Emergency Food Box Program

Anyone in need of food assistance can present a photo ID and register with Matthew's Crossing to receive (1) Emergency Food Box each month. Emergency Food Boxes are comprised of nutritionally balanced non-perishable foods, designed to feed a family of (4) for up to three days. When available perishable items will be included and may include: bread, milk, meat, fresh produce, and bakery items. Sample of food items in the Emergency Food Boxes include: pasta, rice, beans, canned fruits and vegetables, soup, cereal, dry milk, and canned meats. Occasionally we have diapers and other baby items to donate. Please inquire about baby items at check in if needed.

Emergency Food Boxes are available:
M, Tu, Th, F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Holiday Food Box Program

Clients who are existing clients of Matthew's Crossing, qualify for a free Holiday Food Box at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. Holiday Food Boxes include turkey or ham and all of the holiday trimmings to feed a family of 4-6 people. Holiday Food Boxes are given out on a first come first serve basis, and are limited to availability. If you are interested in hosting a food drive for this program, or being a sponsor - please contact coordinator@matthewscrossing.org for more information. Last year, Matthew's Crossing provided 1000 families with Holiday Meals. That is an increase of over 400% over the previous year. Thanks to your generosity we are able to continue this program each year. To donate to our Holiday Meals Program Visit our Shop section to Donate a Holiday Food Box Online or click the Donate Now button at the top of the page.

Non-Food Items

Matthew's Crossing receives donations of toiletry items, pet food and diapers. When these items are available, they are distributed when requested. Please inquire for specific items in need when obtaining either of the Food Box programs.

Matthew's Crossing Food Bank

1368 N. Arizona Ave. Unit 112
Chandler, AZ 85225
480-857-2296
Emergency Food Bags
M, Tu, Th, F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 4:00 - 6:00 pm

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About Us:

COMPASSION • DIGNITY • HOPE
Matthew's Crossing is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We provide assistance for individuals and families in need in the East Valley area - currently addressing needs associated with hunger.

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In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited
from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  
Full Non-Discrimination Statement can be found HERE