Hungry? Let us help!

Red Bank Community Food Pantry

The Red Bank Community Food Pantry is a non-profit ministry hosted by Red Bank United Methodist Church with church, business and non-profit partners from around the Chattanooga area. Our purpose is to help those who are hungry.


Red Bank United Methodist Church
3800 Dayton Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37415

Food Distribution Days & Times

The first and third Thursdays of each month.
First Thursday: 11am – 1:30pm
Third Thursday: 5pm – 7:00pm

If you would like your organization to be involved, please contact Ken Sauer at

Want to volunteer?

There several ways to volunteer to help from hosting a food drive to handing out food at one of our bi-monthly food distributions. Get involved, today!

  • Help the 1st or 3rd Thursday of the month Food Pantry operation
  • Help organize food on shelves and move delivered food to the pantry
  • Help recruit businesses to hold food drives
  • Help unpack food or pack boxes in the days before the food pantry runs
  • Help find corporate and local business sponsors
  • Help pick up food from food drives and retail locations

Current Collection Needs

At each food distribution, we have a number of items available for recipients in addition to food. Due to plunging temperatures, we are currently collecting:

peanut butter
macaroni and cheese
spaghetti sauce
canned meat
toilet paper
50 Gallon Plastic Drums
(for Food Collection)

Feel free to drop off any of these items at Red Bank United Methodist Church Monday through Thursday 8am – 4pm and Fridays 8am – 12pm.