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Manna Food Pantries is a local, grassroots non-profit organization. Our mission is to offer emergency food assistance, service the food-related needs of vulnerable populations, and engage the entire community in the fight against hunger. Your support is critical to our mission!

In the last 12 months, YOU helped us help 32,868 people!

In the last 12 months, YOU helped us help 15,645 families!

Monetary Donations

Manna Food Pantries is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. We accept both designated and undesignated donations, for operational and capital needs. Manna is also able to accept gifts of stocks or other appreciable assets. Often a donor can realize significant tax savings by making such a donation. We also encourage donors to consider us in their estate planning. Consult with your financial advisor for more information.

We accept online donations securely through our website using Pay Pal. You do not have to have a Pay Pal account to make a donation this way. We also accept donations by mail to Manna Food Pantries, 116 East Gonzalez Street, Pensacola, FL 32501.

For more information, please contact Barbara Coffey at (850)432-2053 or

Food Donations

Manna is committed to providing the healthiest food possible to our clients – that’s why we pack all of our bags for all of our pantries and programs based on USDA Standards for a Healthy Diet. We are the only provider in the region that packs our bags using these standards. Please help us provide nutritionally balanced food by donating most needed items.

Most Needed Items:

Peanut Butter (18 oz. container or smaller)
Canned Chicken or Tuna
Breakfast Foods (individually packaged cereal, oatmeal, and grits)
Fruit (15 oz. can, in natural juice or with Splenda)
Diced Tomatoes (15 oz. can)
Dried Beans (1 lb. bag)
Soups (with meat and vegetables)

We also accept and appreciate all non-perishable food donations. To ensure food safety, we cannot accept any rusty or unlabeled cans, perishable items, homemade items, noncommercial canned or packaged goods, alcoholic beverages, or items that have been used or opened.

For more information or to coordinate a food drive, please contact JoAnn Howansky at (850) 432-2053 or