Food Pantry at MCGS

Birmingham Area Hunger Facts:

    • 39% of families served by food pantries have at least one working adult
    • 30% of seniors must choose between medicine and food
    • 75,320 children in our service area are chronically hungry

Source: Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

Food Deserts of Birmingham


Interested in hosting a food drive? Collecting food and/or money for the Food Pantry at MCGS is an easy way to help!

The Food Pantry

at the Ministry Center serves 700-800 people from over 200 families each month. Generous donations of money, food, and time help make this service possible.

Did you know?…

42% of the recipients of the food we distribute are children, while 18% are seniors.

Donate Money

The average cost to provide one family with emergency food is $7.38. The Ministry Center at Green Springs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Donate Time

Our volunteers help stock the pantry and assist the clients as they choose the food that is right for their families.
Are you a business interested in donating food? Millions of pounds of leftover food and groceries go to waste each year. The Food Pantry at MCGS will put this food to good use.