Program Schedules

Through our network of Partner Agencies and direct service programs, the Food Bank works to ensure that neighbors in need of food are able to get the help they need. To find locations and times that work for you, view the lists and schedules for each of our programs and Partner Agencies below.

Food Pantry Lists & Times

The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is proud to partner with a network of community organizations taking on the fight against hunger.

Find a food pantry near you.

Washoe County (English) (Spanish)| All Counties Except Washoe (English) (Spanish)

Mobile Harvest Schedule

Access to nutritious, healthful food is vital for the community members we serve. Throughout the month, the Food Bank’s Mobile Harvest program visits neighborhoods across northern Nevada and eastern California to distribute produce and other fresh food items to clients.

covid-19 changes to mobile harvest distributions

The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is committed to continuing to serve our community while taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff.  For the time being, we have made adjustments to the Mobile Harvest schedule and distribution format.  This means that the regular monthly schedule of sites and times is temporarily suspended.

View the Mobile Harvest Schedule:
September 2020 (All Counties)
October 2020: Washoe County | Rural Counties

Everyone will need to complete a new Intake Form in September.  Please fill out this form, print it and bring it will you to the distribution.  If you are not able to print the form, please email the completed form to  Thank you!

Todos necesitan completar un nuevo formulario en septiembre.  Por favor complete este formulario, imprímalo y llévelo a la distribución. Si no puede imprimir el formulario, envíe un correo electrónico con el formulario completo a ¡Gracias!

Please visit the Neighborhood Pantry page for more details on these temporary changes to Mobile Harvest.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that provides food commodities at no cost to Americans in need of short-term hunger relief through food providers like emergency food pantries, food banks, soup kitchens and shelters.  Click here for the TEFAP eligibility guidelines.  

View the TEFAP Distribution Schedule



SNAP Outreach

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/formerly food stamps) is an important program for struggling families, seniors, and others. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada offers SNAP Outreach to help connect eligible clients to these vital benefits.

SNAP Outreach Schedules:
AUGUST 2020 – Washoe County | Rural Northern Nevada

SEPTEMBER – Washoe County | Rural Northern Nevada

{Click here to view the State of Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services Non-Discrimination Statements.}

For help with your application over the phone, click here for details.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals: Free Meals for Kids

The Kids Cafe program will once again be providing free, nutritious meals to kids while they are out of school for summer break.  This year, there have been changes made to the distributions in order to continue to provide meals to children in the safest way possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Kids Cafe program will visit 26 Reno/Sparks locations on a Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday schedule.  Additionally, meals will be distributed in Fernley each week on Wednesday.  The Food Bank of Northern Nevada’s Kids Cafe program will offer breakfast and lunch to children 1-18 years old.

  • Kids will be given meals for multiple days at a time.
  • Meals include one breakfast and one lunch per day.
  • Meals will be served in a “grab ‘n go” style either in a drive-thru or walk-up method
  • In order to receive a meal, children must be present (in the vehicle or with their parent), or parents are asked to bring a student ID if your child is not present.

View the Schedule


The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer and provider.  Click here for additional information in English or Spanish.

CSFP Distribution Schedule

Through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), the Food Bank of Northern Nevada provides a monthly box of nutritious food to low-income seniors 60 years and over. Boxes are distributed at more than 40 locations across Reno, Sparks, and rural northern Nevada.

CSFP Distribution Schedule

For a meal in the Reno-Sparks area

Our partner, St. Vincent’s Dining Room, serves lunch at 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Monday – Saturday at 325 Valley Road, Reno.
There are no requirements to be served.

Homeless youth in the Reno/Sparks area can get information on other resources that may be available to them by visiting Reno Youth Network.