Healthy Food

food/nutrition resources

Free food banks, soup kitchens, and emergency pantries in Riverside County can provide help to families and individuals in need of support. A number of non-profit organizations, charities, churches, and local government programs can offer free food, groceries, personal hygiene items, and nutritional support to residents.


Community Food Resources 

Hope Food Pantry 

Agape Food Ministries

19740 Grand Avenue
Lake Elsinore, California 92530

DATE: Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of the Month

TIME: 11:00 am

Agape Food Ministry provides free boxes of food to our community and the only requirement is an ID and proof of residency in Lake Elsinore or Wildomar. They offer drive-thru service at 11:00 am. You must be in line by 11:00 am and food distribution begins at 11:30.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we ask that you remain in your vehicles while you wait in line. Thank you! We are blessed to be a blessing!

Western Eagle Foundation

40940 County Center Dr.
Temecula, CA 92591

(951) 695-7206

Serving as Southern California's largest food bank distribution center, Western Eagle Foundation provides unparalleled expertise in collecting and distributing food and clothing to over 60 Southern California cities. 

Lake Elsinore Senior Activity Center
420 East Lakeshore Drive
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Phone number - (951) 674-2526

Meals on wheels are available for the disabled and senior citizens. There are also congregate meal sites for low-income families.

Community Food Pantry of Murrieta
39493 Los Alamos Rd., Suite A
Murrieta, CA 92563


Registration Hours:
Wednesday and Thursday 8 am-10 am


Food Distribution Hours:
Wednesday and Thursday 6:30 am -10 am

WIC Lake Elsinore

2499 East Lakeshore Drive Suite B
Lake Elsinore, CA - 92530

(800) 455-4942

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday: 8:30-6:00 pm Friday: 8:30-5:00 pm Program Name: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Program Description: The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a Federally Funded supplemental nutrition program providing education and food assistance programs for low-income, pregnant, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to five.


Grab and Go Student Meals

19740 Grand Ave.
Lake Elsinore, CA  92530

(951) 595-4500


29991 Canyon Hills Rd #1709-527

Lake Elsinore, CA 92532

In order to comply with United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) requirements for career and technical education programs, school districts must have in place basic procedures regarding federal statues and implementing OCR regulations, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as well as Vocational Education Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Service on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, potential parental, family, or marital status or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, age, creed, religion, marital status, ancestry, health condition or sexual orientation. These basic procedures include an annual public notice, continuous notification, designation of a person(s) to coordinate activities under Title IX, Section 504, and Title II and a grievance procedure that will allow students and parents an avenue for dealing with alleged discrimination. Also, all educational programs and activities under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Education receiving or benefiting from state or federal financial assistance shall be available to all qualified persons without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Chapter 5.3, section 4900 et seq.

Con el fin de cumplir con los requisitos para carreras y programas pedagógicos de la Oficina de derechos civiles (OCR, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento educativo de Estados Unidos, los distritos escolares deben contar con procedimientos básicos sobre estatutos federales e implementación de regulaciones OCR, Título VI de la Ley de derechos civiles de 1964, Título IX de las Enmiendas pedagógicas de 1972, Sección 504 de la Ley de rehabilitación de 1973 y el Título II de la Ley para norteamericanos con discapacidades de 1990; así como, los Lineamientos para eliminar la discriminación y negación de servicios con base en raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, potencial paternal, familiar, o estado civil o la exclusión de cualquier persona a causa de embarazo o condiciones relacionadas, edad, credo, religión, estado civil, ascendencia, estado de salud o orientación sexual. Estos procedimientos básicos incluyen un aviso anual, continuas notificaciones, designación de una persona(s) para coordinar actividades bajo el Título IX, Sección 504 y Titulo II y un procedimiento de quejas que brindará a alumnos y padres una manera de tratar con presunta discriminación. También, todos los programas y actividades pedagógicos bajo la jurisdicción de Secretaría de educación pública o que se beneficien de ayuda financiera estatal o federal deberán estar disponibles para todas las personas calificadas sin importar sexo, orientación sexual, género, grupo de identificación étnica, raza de ascendencia, origen nacional, religión, color o discapacidad mental o física de acuerdo al Código de regulaciones de California, Título 5, Capítulo 5.3, sección 4900 y ss.