Hungry? These food pantries in Birmingham + The Great Grocery Giveback can help

food pantries in Birmingham have seen an increased demand now
Food is sooooo important. Photo via Till

If your income has fallen, you may be wondering how to get food in Birmingham. We put together a guide to local food pantries that can help during this unprecedented time, and we’ve got details on The Great Grocery Giveback for anyone who’s been furloughed or laid off due to COVID-19.

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3 Ways You Can Make a Difference in Birmingham This Thanksgiving

Unfortunately, empty shelves are an all-too common sight at area food pantries. The good news is that you can make a difference. Photo by Greater Birmingham Ministries.

Hunger and need never take a holiday. Our efforts to offer a hand up – whether through food, monetary resources, transportation, housing, a hot meal – are always needed.

Rev. Melissa Self Patrick, East Lake United Methodist Church + Woodlawn United Methodist Church

If you’re wanting to make a difference in someone else’s life this Thanksgiving, you’ve got plenty of opportunities to do so right here in Birmingham. You can help stock area food pantries, be part of a Friendsgiving, or move your body at a Turkey Trot. 

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