Arcadia Food Pantry

Helping those with food insecurity


The Food pantry is a vital resource serving the community of Arcadia, FL. We are committed to fighting hunger and improving the lives of individuals and families in need. At our pantry, we believe that access to nutritious food is a fundamental right, and we work tirelessly to ensure that no one in our community goes hungry. With the support of dedicated volunteers and generous donors, we offer a wide range of fresh produce, pantry staples, and essential household items to those facing food insecurity. Together, we are making a difference through empowering individuals and families to break the cycle of hunger and build a stronger, healthier future.

Program Overview


Catholic Charities’ food pantries provide regular distribution to eligible families. A variety of shelf stable staples and fresh produce and meats are available. The program helps combat food insecurity in Desoto county.

Address of Program: 1208 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266

Main phone line for program: (863) 494-1068

Translation available at this location: Spanish

HOURS OPEN: Monday and Fridays 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Monday: Walkers that do not have vehicles ONLY

(1st and 3rd Monday of the Month for last names beginning with A – M)

(2nd and 4th Monday of the Month for last name beginning with N – Z)


Friday: Drive Through Traffic

(1st and 3rd Friday of the Month for last names beginning with A – M)

(2nd and 4th Friday of the Month for last name beginning with N – Z)

NO Walk-Up Traffic on Friday


NO 5th week of the Month distribution


WHO IS ELIGIBLE (include location if applicable): Desoto County residents


Walk or drive through on designated distribution days only

Families are eligible for the food pantry TWICE a Month on their designated days


ITEMS NEEDED at intake (ie: id card, etc): Catholic Charities Scan Card

If you don’t have this card, please contact the Arcadia Regional Office at (863) 494 – 1068 for instructions



"This Food pantry is a God send. Thank you for all the help we have received." - Anonymous


650 Households served on average per month

4271 Households comprised of 11,861 Family served during fiscal year 7/2022-Present

Contact Us


(863) 494-1068


1208 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266