Food Program

NATIVE HEALTH partners with St. Mary’s Food Bank, Midwest Food Bank and United Food Bank to address food insecurity issues.

The Summer Food Service Program is now in available. NATIVE HEALTH, in conjunction with St. Mary’s Food Bank, provides food for children under the age of 18 at the following locations:

Other food programs include:

  • Weekly/Biweekly backpacks of food for families with children enrolled in NATIVE HEALTH programs or services. This program is currently full, interested families can be put on waiting list. Please ask your Case Manager or provider for more information.
  • Commodity Senior Food Box program at NATIVE HEALTH Central, NHW Community Health Center, and NATIVE HEALTH Mesa. This program is currently full and we are taking a waiting list. Please contact Mallory at for more information.

In addition, NATIVE HEALTH receives additional food, as available, from St. Mary’s Food Bank, Midwest Food Bank, United Food Bank and other sources to distribute to needy families.

  • Food Bags / Snack bags are available through St. Mary’s Food bank at NATIVE HEALTH Central on Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Food distribution is available through United Food Bank for needy east valley residents at NATIVE HEALTH Mesa on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Self-certification required (Maricopa County address and Date of Birth)

NATIVE HEALTH has been recognized nationally as a pioneer in our commitment to address food insecurity for families in the communities we serve. Volunteers and assistance is always welcome. Your support makes a difference!