Is Metro a food distribution site?

Metro is NOT a food bank.  However, our outreach staff assist individuals and families apply for CalFresh Benefits to help supplement your food budget, if you qualify.  Call Mai (Hmong & English speakers) or Luis (Spanish & English speakers) at 559-485-1416 to make an appointment. If you are in need of sustenance TODAY, you may still call the office to ask for a food bank referral through our Making Connections Community Resource Guide.

Another way Metro engages in alleviating Food Insecurity is through our Food to Share program. We recover excess nutritious foods from food service facilities and restaurants and redirect it to local food pantries, churches and institutions.  Additionally, inedible foods are also collected and diverted to a digester to be converted into animal feed or renewable energy.  If you would like more information about Food to Share, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..