Summer break food resources

Cullman County food banks and pantries exist to ease the burden of food insecurity. (United Way of Cullman County)

CULLMAN, Ala. – As summer sets in, it’s a time of joy and relaxation for many families. However, for some, it can also bring about stressors and concerns about food security and availability.

Cullman County Schools is offering one solution to this challenge. It recently announced the return of the Summer Feeding Program, which allows school-aged children to visit Welti, Holly Pond, West Point, Vinemont, Parkside, Fairview, Harmony, Cold Springs, Good Hope High and Hanceville Elementary School for nutritious meals. The program will operate Monday through Friday, June 10-28. Breakfast will be served from 8-9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cullman County is also home to multiple food banks and pantries. Check with each pantry for income and eligibility requirements and hours of operation.

Master’s Hand Food Pantry at The Link of Cullman County (and monthly community meal)


708 Ninth St. SE

Cullman Caring for Kids


402 Arnold St.

Caring Center at Northbrook Baptist Church


1629 Second Ave. NW

Cullman First Baptist Church


605 Third Ave. SW

First Baptist Church of Holly Pond


10751 U.S. Highway 278

First United Methodist Church, Hanceville (Hispanic ministry available)


704 Commercial St.

New Hope Baptist Church

256-796 5171

15 County Road 1698

Spirit Life Church of God


1650 St. Joseph Dr. NW

St. Vincent De Paul


201 Third Ave. SE

Northside Baptist Church (food bank and community meal)


1310 Katherine St. NW

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