Groceries available by appointment only
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Fighting hunger in our own community

South Palo Alto Food Closet

We provide groceries to individuals and families in need in the Palo Alto area. 

You shouldn't have to choose between rent and food!

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Who We Are

The South Palo Alto Food Closet was started in the late 1970's by a group of local churches when they saw that so many people in Palo Alto who were having a hard time making the money stretch through the entire month.
We are a partner agency with
Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Become our Client

During COVID no referral is needed. Just email for an appointment to pick up groceries.





Due to Covid-19 we are not taking on any new volunteers.  Please check back again soon.


Making A Difference

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Be a part of our wonderful team


Raise money at a dinner party or from your company.

Food Drop-Off

Got groceries you don't need? Please drop them off!

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope”

Martin Luther


Contact South Palo Alto Food Closet

Get in touch with South Palo Alto Food Closet to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

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