To find a food pantry near you, visit or call 1-510-635-3663.

If you need food but are unable to get to a food pantry, the Alameda County Community Food Bank provides a temporary food delivery service. The request form is located here.

Below are other food pantries near Merritt College:

Name Address Schedule
Youth Uprising (YU) – Pantry

8711 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94605

Thursday: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Buena Tierra Oakland Spanish SDA

1343 81st Ave
Oakland, CA 94621
(Distribution in church parking lot)

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Refuge Community Food Pantry
(Bring own bags/cart)

2001 73rd Ave
Oakland, CA 94621
(Distribution in the rear of parking lot)

Saturday: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
(Closed 2nd Saturday of the month)

East Oakland Collective
(Bring own bags)

7800 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94605

Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
(May line up 2 hours before distribution)