If you are struggling with hunger or need help feeding your family, we can help. We have sites in Cave Creek and Black Canyon City (see below). Just call us or send an email for information on getting food, food bank hours and information about other services we provide.

We do not require proof of income or citizenship.

If you live within our boundaries and need help, we can provide weekly food baskets that include:

  • fresh fruit and vegetables
  • bakery items
  • fresh beef, pork and chicken
  • canned goods like corn, beans & peanut butter
  • basic household supplies
  • personal hygiene items
  • pet food

We also provide limited financial support and have kind and knowledgeable staffers who can provide one-on-one help in applying for other programs and assistance that could lighten your load.

We can help the farm animals, too!
We strive to operate a no waste program. Our neighbors in need are provided healthy, fresh food. Sometimes we have fruits and vegetables that are overripe or some days, supply out paces demand. We don’t want anything to go to waste and are glad to donate overripe and unusable food items to our local farmers who can use it to feed their animals. Contact us if you need more information.

Can’t come to us?
For some neighbors, transportation and logistics can be a challenge and picking up supplies and food is difficult, if not impossible. Thanks to our partnership with Foothills Caring Corp, many of our senior neighbors receive home delivery of food baskets at no charge. To find out if this service is available to you, just ask our staff.

small family at the foothills food bank

Foothills Food Bank Service Areas

We welcome individuals and families from a broad geographic area that reaches from northern Maricopa to Southern Yavapai counties. From our locations in Cave Creek and Black Canyon City, we support neighbors from Mayer to our north, and to the Loop 101 freeway to the south. If you need help and live within our service area below, please contact us.

No proof of income or citizenship required.


Service area includes those living in:
85024 | 85027 | 85050 | 85054 | 85085 | 85086 | 85087 | 85255 | 85262 | 85263 | 85324 | 85327 | 85331 | 85377 | 86333

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Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center Service Area Map

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Free Senior Market Open for Business

Join us every Monday for a new and unique Senior Market, open to all neighbors aged 55+. There is no cost, no preregistration and no proof of residency required. We are just happy to offer seniors a hand and introduce them to all the wonderful options we offer.

Every Monday from 10am – Noon, seniors are invited to come by the Food Bank for fresh fruit, produce, protein such as fish and beef, and of course bread and sweets. You simply pull into the reserved parking lot across the street from our location and give us a call at 480-488-1145. We will place your name and number on first come, first served list. We allow everyone about 15 minutes inside the market and will call you when it’s your turn. You will be given a parking spot number closer to the food bank and invited to come on down! Friendly volunteers will be on-site to provide further directions, provide you a shopping cart and offer any assistance you might need. It’s that simple!

For a limited time, we are also providing every senior six prepared frozen heat and eat meals, thanks to a partnership with the United Way. These delicious meals are made locally, and flash frozen for your convenience. Just a few minutes in the microwave and you’ll be sitting down for dinner with no clean up needed.

If you have questions or need additional information, please give us a call. We look forward to seeing you next Monday.

senior market day food sharing


  • Foothills Food Bank
    • Cave Creek: 480-488-1145
    • 6038 E Hidden Valley Cave Creek 85331
    • Black Canyon City: 623-374-9441
    • 34550 South Old Black Canyon Hwy Black Canyon City 85324
  • Foothills Caring Corps
    Helps seniors and disabled try to live independently. Call for an intake appointment and to register for services

  • Desert Foothills Library
    • 480-488-2286
    • 38443 N School House Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
  • Scully Learning Center
    Provides experiences to enrich the lives of our developmentally disabled participants.

  • Emergency Financial Assistance

    • St. Vincent de Paul / St. Gabriel Catholic Church
      • 480-595-0883 x 8206
      • 32648 N. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331
    • St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church
      • 480-488-2229
      • 6811 N. Pima, Carefree, AZ 85377
    • St. Vincent de Paul St Rose
      • 623-465-9694
      • 2825 W. Rose Canyon Circle, Anthem, AZ 85086
    • Salvation Army Carefree
      • 602-618-3300
    • Salvation Army Anthem
      • 623-824-9417


  • NACOG Northern Arizona Council of Government

  • Black Canyon Medical Clinic – OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    • 623-374-5070
    • 34501 S Old Black Canyon Hwy, Black Canyon, AZ 85324
  • Black Canyon City Community Library – OPEN Tuesday – Saturday
  • VFW Black Canyon City
    • 623-374-9246
    • 34801 S Velda Rose Road
  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry – Prescott
    • 928-778-4585
    • 120 N Summit Street, Prescott
  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry – Prescott Valley
    • 928-772-4490
    • 8671 E. Spouse Dr., Prescott Valley, AZ 86314


  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    • 1-800-273-8255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    • 1-800-799-7233
    • Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
    • 602-734-5768 or 1-800-950-6264
  • Maricopa County Crisis Hotline
    • 602-222-9444 or 1-800-631-1314
    • Crisis Hotline Website
    • Crisis Text Line text “HOME” to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor
  • Shelter Hotline
    • Families: Family Housing Hub 602-595-8700
    • Single Adults: Central Arizona Shelter Service 602-256-6945
    • 24 hour Hot Line – 602-263-8856
  • Area Agency on Aging – Senior Help Line 24 hour
  • 2-1-1 Arizona
    • 1- 877- 211-8661