How to save & take care of a kitten and feral cats - an advocacy tool kit

Animal Food Banks

Fact Sheet| Community Change, Disaster Response, Trap-Neuter-Return

Learn more about our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Need assistance with food for cats for whom you care? Below is a compiled state-by-state list of animal food banks you can try. Many of them have lifted eligibility criteria during this time of COVID-19.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of food banks or pet pantries. Organizations listed below that Alley Cat Allies is assisting are in bold.

Alley Cat Allies has been providing emergency assistance to animal organizations to help feed and care for cats and kittens in need during the COVID-19 emergency. We have already made an impact in multiple states, including Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, Nevada, and California—with more emergency funds being issued.

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AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DC | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY


Alabama SPCA – Northport, AL

Friends of Cats and Dogs Foundation – Birmingham, AL

Greater Birmingham Humane Society – Birmingham, AL

Greater Huntsville Humane Society – King’s Community Kitchen – Huntsville, AL

Mobile SPCA – Mobile, AL


Alaska Animal Advocates – Anchorage, AK

Alaska SPCA – Anchorage, AK

Friends of Pets – Anchorage, AK


Animal Guardian Network – Camp Verde, AZ

Chuck Waggin’ Pet Food Pantry

Cody’s Friends – Pima County, AZ

Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry – Phoenix, AZ

Food Four Paws Pet Pantry – Bullhead City, AZ

Hermitage Cat Shelter – Tucson, AZ

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation – Tempe, AZ

Pets in Need Action League – Casa Grande, Eloy, Florence, Arizona City and Stanfield, AZ


All About Labs – Little Rock, AR

Fuzzy Hearts Animal Rescue – Fairfield Bay, AR

Humane Society of Faulkner County – Conway, AR

Out of the Woods Rescue and Referral – Little Rock, AR

Pet Food Pantry – Rogers, AR

Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Bank – Fayetteville, AR


Actors and Others for Animals – North Hollywood, CA

Animal Assistance League of Orange County – Midway City, CA

AnimalSave – Grass Valley, CA

Bakersfield Pet Food Pantry – Bakersfield, CA

Cat People – Bakersfield, CA

Fieldhaven Feline Center – Lincoln, CA

Halo Café in Fresno – Fresno, CA

Haven Humane Society – Redding, CA

Helen Woodward Animal Center – Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Mojave Desert Animal Rescue – Lucerne Valley, CA

Mountains’ Humane Society – Lake Arrowhead, CA

Ohlone Humane Society Special Assistance Program: Fremont, Union City, and Newark – Fremont, CA

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA – Pasadena, CA

PAWS LA – Los Angeles, CA

The Pet Food Bank – Seal Beach, CA

Pets Are Wonderful Support – San Francisco, CA

Placer SPCA SOS Program – Auburn, CA

Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends (RUFF) – Laguna Beach, CA

Sacramento Pet Food Bank – Sacramento, CA

Sacramento SPCA – Sacramento, CA

San Diego Humane Society – San Diego

San Gabriel Valley Animal Advocates – La Puente, CA

Santa Cruz SPCA – Santa Cruz

Santa Maria Valley Humane Society – Santa Maria, CA

SPCA for Monterey County – Salinas, CA

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation – Walnut Creek, CA


4 Paws Pet Pantry – Fort Collins, CO

Ark-Valley Humane Society – Buena Vista, CO

Colorado Pet Pantry – Boulder, CO

Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic – Fort Collins, CO

MaxFund – Denver, CO

PAWS Co. – Denver, CO


Bears Pet Food Pantry – Old Saybrook, CT

Connecticut Humane Society – Newington, Road Quaker Hill, and Westport, CT

Dogology – Canton, CT

Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter – New Haven, CT

The Friends of Windsor Animal Care and Control Inc. – Windsor, CT

Milford Animal Control – Milford, CT

No Animal Left Unfed – Hartford, CT

STARelief and Pet Assistance – Stamford, CT

Tail to Paw – East Haven, CT

Windsor Pet Food Pantry – Windsor, CT


Brandywine Valley SPCA – Dover, Georgetown, New Castle, and West Chester, DE

Delaware Humane Association – Wilmington, DE

Delaware SPCA – Newark, DE

Faithful Friends, Inc. – Wilmington, DE

First State Animal Center and SPCA – Camden, DE

District of Columbia

Humane Rescue Alliance – Washington, DC

PETS-DC – Washington, DC


Alachua County Humane Society – Gainesville, FL

Animal Health Outreach Prevention Education (AHOPE) – Milton, FL

Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County – Port Charlotte, FL

Bright Paw Pet Food Bank

Feeding South Florida – Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach Counties, FL

First Coast No More Homeless Pets Jacksonville Pet Food Bank – Jacksonville, FL

Flagler Humane – Palm Coast, FL

Ginger’s Pet Food Pantry – Port St. Lucie

Humane Society of Pinellas – Clearwater, FL

Humane Society of Tampa Bay – Tampa Bay, Fl

The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River Co. – Vero Beach, FL

Jacksonville Humane Society – Jacksonville, FL

Kibblez of Love – West Palm Beach, FL

Leon County Humane Society – Tallahassee, FL

Paws Pet Sanctuary – Fellsmere, FL

Second Harvest of the Big Bend – Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties, FL

Sophie’s Circle – Volusia County, FL

SPCA of Central Florida – Orlando and Sanford, FL

SPCA Suncoast – New Port Richey, FL

You Can Make a Difference, Inc. – Gretna, FL


Coco’s Cupboard, Inc. – Molena, GA

Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen – Lawrenceville, GA

Douglas County Humane Society – Douglas County, GA

Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia – Brunswick, GA

Humane Society of Forsythe County – Forsythe County, GA

Humane Society of Harris County – Hamilton, GA

Keita’s Kitchen Pet Food Pantry – Rocky Face, GA

League for Animal Welfare – Bartow County, GA

Newnan-Coweta Humane Society – Coweta County, GA

Pet Buddies Food Pantry – Atlanta, GA

Walton Animal Guild – Monroe, GA


Hawaiian Humane Society – Honolulu, HI

Kauai Humane Society – Gomez’ Galley Emergency Pet Food Bank – Lihue, HI


Humane Society of the Palouse – Moscow, ID

Idaho Humane Society – Boise, ID

People for Pets – Magic Valley Humane Society – Twin Falls, ID


The Animal Welfare League – Chicago Ridge, IL

Nina’s Pet Food Pantry – Woodstock, IL

Our House of Hope Rescue – Libertyville, IL

Paws Chicago – Chicago, IL

Tree House Humane Society – Chicago, IL


Best Buddies Pet Pantry – Chesterton, IN

Brown County Humane Society – Nashville, IN

City of Bloomington Animal Shelter – Bloomington, IN

F.I.D.O. – Indianapolis, IN

Kokomo Humane Society – Kokomo, IN

Partners for Animal Welfare Society, Inc. – Greenfield, IN

Vanderburgh Humane Society – Evansville, IN


Animal Resource Foundation of Iowa – Cedar Rapids, IA

Bailing Out Benji – Ames, IA

Cedar Valley Humane Society – Cedar Rapids, IA

Coralville Community Food Pantry – Coraliville, IA

The Pet Project Midwest – Des Moines, IA

Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter – Oskaloosa, IA


Capitol Area Animal Response Team – Topeka, KS

Great Plains SPCA – Merriam, KS

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City – Kansas City, KS

KCK Pet Help Program – Kansas City, KS

Trinity Lutheran Church – Lawrence, KS


A.L.P.H.A Pets and Food Bank – Bracken, Mason, Lewis, Rowan, Bath, robertson, and Fleming Counties, KY

Hope for Pets – Mt. Washington, KY

Kentucky Pets Alive – Louisville, KY

My Dog Eats First – Louisville, KY

No Kill Louisville – Louisville, KY

Spay Our Strays – Lexington, KY


Feral Cat Consortium – Madisonville, LA

Humane Society of Louisiana – New Orleans, LA

Louisiana SPCA – New Orleans and Belle Chasse, LA

Louisiana Pet Pantry – Baton Rouge, LA

Rescue Alliance – Gonzales, LA

Southeast Louisiana Pet Food Pantry – Lacombe and Slidell, LA

The Pet Pantry of Northwest Louisiana, Inc. – Shreveport,LA


Amy Buxton Pet Food Pantry – Augusta, ME

Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland – Westbrook, ME

Bar Harbor Food Pantry– Bar Harbor, ME

Catholic Charities of Maine – Portland, ME

Hardy’s Friends – Gouldsboro-Winter Harbor, ME

Paws for a Cause
207-465-7906 or 207-249-9441

Sullivan Animal Food Eatery

York County Shelter Programs – Alfred, ME


Allegany County Animal Shelter – Cumberland, MD

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County – Gaithersburg, MD

Anne Arundel County Animal Care and Control – Millersville, MD

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) – Baltimore, MD

Baywater Animal Rescue – Dorchester County, MD

Bel Air United Methodist Church – Bel Air, MD

Best Friends in Harford County – Harford County, MD

BMore Kind Pet Food Bank – Reisterstown, MD

Bowie CLAW – Prince George’s County, MD

Caroline County Humane Society – Ridgely, MD

Cecil County Animal Services – Chesapeake City, MD

Charm City Companions – Baltimore, MD

Feeding Pets in Need – Anne Arundel County, MD

Frederick County Animal Control – Frederick, MD

Frederick County Humane Society – Frederick, MD

Garrett County Humane Society – Garrett County, MD

The Grooming Place Pet Shop – Chester, MD

Healing Hunger – Cumberland, MD

Heart of the Earth Sanctuary and Rescue, Inc. – Cumberland, MD

Help For Pets – Charles County, MD

Howard County Animal Control and Adoption Center – Columbia, MD

Howard County Food Bank – Columbia, MD

Humane Society of Carroll County – Westminster, MD

Humane Society of Harford County – Hardford County, MD

Humane Society of Kent County – Chestertown, MD

Humane Society of Washington County – Hagerstown, MD

Humane Society of Wicomico County – Salisbury, MD

Hungry Tummies Pet Food Pantry by Pets in Need – St. Mary’s County, MD

Life of Victory – Glen Burnie, MD

LovePaws – Rockville, MD

Luna’s House – Edgewood, MD

Maryland SPCA – Kibble Connection – Baltimore, MD

MCQE Mobile Pet Pantry – Hampstead, Manchester, Westminster, Hereford and Reisterstown, MD

Montgomery County Humane Society – Rockville, MD

Patuxent Animal Welfare Society – Huntington, MD

Pets in Need Southern Maryland – Mechanicsville, MD

People Letting Every Animal Survive Euthanasia (PLEASE) – Randallstown, MD

Rescue Well – Severna Park, Arnold, Baltimore, Pasadena, and Glen Burnie, MD

SPCA of Anne Arundel County – Annapolis, MD

Talbot Humane Society – Easton, MD

Thankful Paws, Inc. – Perry Hall, MD

Transformation Center – Baltimore, MD

Tri-County Animal Shelter – Charles, Cecil and St. Mary’s Counties

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services – Queenstown, MD

St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League – Leonardtown, MD

The Well Pet Clinic – Lexington Park, MD

Western Maryland Food Bank – Cumberland, MD

Worcester County Humane Society – Berlin, MD


A Helping Paw – Buzzards Bay, MA

Bay State Animal Cooperative – Norwood, MA

Berkshire Humane Society – Pittsfield, MA

Central MA Kibble Kitchen – Worcester, MA

Dakin Humane Society – Springfield and Leverett, MA

Lowell Humane Society – Lowell, MA

MetroWest Humane Society – Ashland, MA

Metrowest Pet Pantry – Mills, MA

MSPCA Angell – Dorchester and Lowell, MA

Northeast Animal Shelter – Salem, MA

Pibble’s Kibbles – Lunenburg, MA

Second Chance Animal Services – Worcester, MA

South Shore Pet Food Pantry – MA

Southborough Pet Food Pantry – Southborough, MA


All About Animals Michigan – Warren, Flint, Detroit, and Auburn Hills, MI

Cascades Humane Society – Jackson, MI

Ferndale Cat Shelter – Ferndale, MI

Furry Friends Food Pantry
616-499-7342, 616-399-5160

Humane Society of Huron Valley – Ann Arbor, MI

Kalamazoo Humane Society – Kalamazoo, MI

Mission for Area People

Tail Wagger’s 1990 – Livonia, MI


Camp Companion – Rochester, MN

Great River Rescue – Bemidji, MN

Northeast Community Lutheran Church, Little Kitchen Food Shelf – Minneapolis, MN

People and Pets Together – Minneapolis, MN


Fixin The Coast – Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS

Humane Society of South Mississippi – Gulfport, MS

Old Town Presbyterian Church – Bay St. Louis, MS
(228) 623-2534

Southern Pines Animal Shelter – Hattiesburg, MS


Advocates for Animals Pet Food Pantry – Herculaneum, MO

Bi-State Pet Food Pantry – St. Louis, MO

Central Missouri Humane Society – Columbia, MO

Humane Society of Greater Kansas – Kansas City, MO

Jefferson County Pet Food Pantry – Jefferson County, MO

Spay Neuter Kansas City – Kansas City, MO

Lucky Paws Pet Food Pantry – Troy, MO

St. Charles County Pet Food Pantry – St. Charles County, MO


Animeals – Missoula, MT

Bitter Root Humane Association – Hamilton, MT

Humane Society of Western Montana – Missoula, MT

Kootenai Pets for Life – Libby, MT


Lincoln Animal Ambassadors – Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Humane Society – Omaha, NE


Kendall’s Kupboard at Hearts Alive Village – Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Humane Society – Reno and Carson City, NV

Northern Nevada Dream Center – Carson City, NV

Washoe County C.A.R.E.S – Washoe County, NV

New Hampshire

Cocheco Valley Humane Society – Dover, NH

ElderPet – Dover, Rochester, Somersworth, Durham, and Newmarket, NH

Manchester Animal Shelter – Manchester, NH

New Hampshire Humane Society – Laconia, NH

Pope Memorial Humane Society – Cocheco Valley, NH

New Jersey

Animal Alliance – Lamberville, NJ

Camden County Pet Food Pantry – Voorhees, NJ

Companion Animal Trust – Jersey City, NJ

Kibble Cupboard – Egg Harbor City, NJ

Monmouth County SPCA – Eatontown, NJ

Oakland Animal Hospital – Oakland, NJ

One Step Closer Animal Rescue (OSCAR) – Sparta, NJ

Union City Feral Cat Committee – Union City, NJ

New Mexico

ACTion Programs for Animals – Las Cruces, NM

Animal Village New Mexico – Alamogordo, NM

Casa Rosa Food Pantry – Placitas, NM

Española Valley Humane Society – Española, NM

New York

Baxter Pet Pantry – Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Greater Rochester – Fairport, NY

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society – Menands, NY

North Carolina

Animal Protection Society of Durham – Durham, NC

Animal Resource Friends – Mebane, NC

Asheville Humane Society – Asheville, NC

Friends of Madison County Animals – Marshall, NC

Friends of Wake County Animal Center – No Empty Food Bowl Project – Raleigh, NC

Fuzzy Friends Pet Food Pantry – Winston-Salem, NC

Harnett Animal Welfare Coalition (HAWC) – Lillington, NC

Haywood Animal Welfare Association – Waynesville, NC

The Humane Society of the Piedmont – Greensboro, NC

Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina – Greenville, NC

SPCA of Wake County – Raleigh, NC

North Dakota

Circle of Friends – Grand Forks, ND

Furever Full – Dickinson, ND


Angels for Animals – Canfield, OH

CC’s Cupboard Pet Food Pantry – Richmond Heights, OH

Charlie’s Pantry – Upper Sandusky, OH

Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter – Cuyahoga County, OH

H.E.L.P. Helping Everyone’s Loving Pets – Medina and surrounding communities, OH

Humane Ohio/Toledo’s PET Bull Project – Toledo, OH

My Best Friend’s Bowl Lakewood – Lakewood, OH

People Care Pet Pantry – Ravenna, OH

Pet Pantry of Lorain County – Lorain County, OH

PetPromise – Columbus, OH

St. Andrews Episcopal Church Pet Pantry – Elyria, OH

Willowick Pet Food Pantry – Willowick, OH



Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Division – Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City Animal Shelter
410-316-FOOD (3663)

Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City, OK

St. Francis Animal Resource Center – Norman, OK



Cat Adoption Team – Sherwood, OR

Friends Involved in Dog Outreach (FIDO) – Oregon City, OR

Greenhill Humane Society – Eugene, OR

Oregon Outback Humane Society – Lakeview, OR

The Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank – Portland, OR

Willamette Humane Society – Salem, OR


ACCT Philly – Philadelphia, PA

Animal Food Bank of the Leigh Valley – Emmaus, PA

Animal Friends – Pittsburgh, PA

Animal House Project – Pottstown, PA

Ellie’s Pet Pantry/Humane Animal Rescue – Pittsburgh, PA

Erie Animal Network – Erie, PA

Humane Pennsylvania – Spike’s Pet Pantry – Berks and Lancaster Counties, PA

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area – Harrisburg, PA

Sam’s Hope – Wyndmoor, PA

Pet Pantry of Lancaster County – Lancaster, PA

Rhode Island

Maggie’s Pet Pantry – Richmond, RI

Rescue Rhode Island – Peace Dale, RI

Providence Animal Rescue League – Providence, RI

South Carolina

Charleston Animal Society – North Charleston, SC

Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – Columbia, SC

Keep Our Pets Food Bank – Murrells Inlet, SC

Pawmetto Lifeline – Columbia, SC

Pet Helpers – Charleston, SC

South Dakota

Brookings Humane Society – Brookings, SD

Oglala Pet Project – Kyle, SD


Fayette County Animal Rescue – Rossville, TN

H&L Rescue Critter Cupboard – Sevierville, TN

Kitty City, Inc. – Memphis, TN

Nashville Humane Association – Nashville, TN

New Leash on Life – Lebanon, TN

Young-Williams Animal Center – Knoxville, TN


DaisyCares Pet Food Program – San Antonio, TX

Don’t Forget to Feed Me – Fort Worth, TX

Helotes Humane Society – San Antonio, TX

Pet Food Bank of Austin and Travis County – Austin and Travis Counties, TX

Pet Prevent A Litter of Central Texas – San Marcos, TX

SPCA of Polk County – Livingston, TX

SPCA of Texas – McKinney and Dallas, TX


Because Animals Matter Hurricane Valley Humane – Hurricane, UT

Best Friends Salt Lake City Pet Food Pantry, Sugarhouse Lifesaving Center – Salt Lake City, UT

Cache Humane Society – Logan, UT

Humane Society of Moab Valley – Moab, UT


PAWSitive Pantry – Waitsfield, VT


Action in Community Through Service of Prince William, Inc – Dumfries, VA

Alleghany Humane Society – Covington, VA

Anicira – Manassas, VA

Angels of Assisi – Roanoke, VA

Animal Defense League of Washington County, Virginia – Abingdon, VA

Animal Welfare League of Arlington – Arlington, VA

Bedford Humane Society – Bedford, VA

Capital Animal Care Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic – Richmond, VA

Chesapeake Humane Society – Chesapeake, VA

Fairfax County Animal Shelter – Fairfax, VA

Fauquier County SPCA – Warrenton, VA

Franklin County Humane Society Inc. – Rocky Mount, VA

Fredericksburg SPCA – Fredericksburg, VA

Freedom’s Last Chance, Inc. – Wirtz, VA

Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center – Norfolk, VA

Friends of Russell County Animals – Russell County, VA

Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society – Gloucester, VA

Heritage Humane – Williamsburg, VA

Highland County Humane Society – Monterey, VA

The Holly Help Memorial Spay/Neuter Fund – Bristol, VA

Hopewell Humane Society – Hopewell, VA

Humane Society of Fairfax County – Fairfax, VA

Loudon County Animal Care and Control CARE Pet Pantry – Waterford, VA

The Mosby Foundation – Staunton, VA

Peninsula Pet Pantry – Yorktown, VA

Portsmouth Humane Society – Portsmouth, VA

The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection – Roanoke, VA

Richmond Animal Care and Control (Part of COVID19 emergency response) – Richmond, VA

Richmond SPCA – Richmond, VA

Roanoke Valley SPCA – Roanoke, VA

St. Francis Humane Association – Richmond, VA

SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clark Counties – Winchester, VA

Suffolk Humane Society – Suffolk, VA

Virginia Beach SPCA – Virginia Beach, VA


Bella’s Voice – Lynnwood, WA

Concern for Animals – Thurston, Mason and Lewis Counties, WA

Homage – Lynnwood, WA

Homeward Pet Adoption Center – Bothell, Duvall, Kenmore, Kirkland, Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, Redmond, Seattle, Shoreline, Sammamish, and Woodinville, WA

Puget County Pet Food Bank – Tacoma, WA

Seattle Humane Society – Seattle, WA

Whatcom Humane Society – Bellingham, WA

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) – Whidbey Island, WA

West Virginia

Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association – Charleston, WV

Peppy’s Pet Pantry – Clarksburg, WV


Animal Foundation and Pet Pantry of Wisconsin – Oneida, WI

The Dodge County Humane Society – Juneau, WI

Eau Claire County Humane Association – Eau Claire, WI

Helping Hands for Pets – Hudson, WI

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha – Waukesha, WI

Humane Society of Sheboygan County – Sheboygan, WI

WisCARE – Madison, WI

Wisconsin Humane Society – Milwaukee and Ozaukee, WI



Black Dog Animal Rescue – The Empty Dish Pet Pantry – Cheyenne, WY