Food Resources

The AVUSD Family Centers and Food Pantry will not be accepting clothing and food donations between May 1st and August 31st. If you have items that you would like to donate, please see this list of other local non-profits that are currently accepting donations. 

Food Pantry

The Family Centers pass out free food boxes and Food Pantry items every Friday that school is in session. Distribution  takes place at the Family Center on the back side of the Multipurpose Room at the Educational Support Center, 12555 Navajo Road. You must present a valid picture ID with a current address. For any questions, please contact your nearest Family Center. 

The AVUSD Food Pantry is closed for summer break. It will reopen on Friday, August 9th for the 2024-2025 school year. 

AVUSD Food Pantry Flyers (updated 8-14-23).pdf

Emergency Food Services in Apple Valley

Apple Valley Church of the Nazarene

760-247-8433

12935 Central Rd., Apple Valley 92308

*Call for day and time, clothing also available. 

Feed My Sheep Ministries / 1st Assembly of God

760-247-6488

21811 Ottawa Rd., Apple Valley 92308

*Call for day and time. 

Burning Hearts Ministry

760-493-0435

13600 Pawnee Rd. #7, Apple Valley 92307

*Call for day and time. 

Our Lady of the Desert Catholic Church

760-247-4427

18386 Corwin Rd., Apple Valley 92307

*Call for day and time. 

The Church for Whosoever

760-242-3191

18628 Seneca Rd., Apple Valley 92307

*Call for day and time. 

Redeemer Chrurch

760-247-5891

22434 Nisqually Rd., Apple Valley 92307

*Call for day and time. 

Crisis Ministry / Church of the Valley

760-247-6494

20700 Standing Rock Ave., Apple Valley 92307

*Call for day and time, clothing also available.