Central Pantry (The)

Partner Type

Basic Needs

Description and Mission

The Central Pantry is Missouri's largest food pantry, providing more than 5 million pounds annually of free food and household goods to in-need families in Columbia and Boone County.


Our program is designed to put food in the hands of people who need it. These programs are aided and run by dedicated volunteers and staff. They are funded by donors dedicated to helping The Food Bank fight hunger.

Special emphasis and skills:

Client Counseling, Customer Service, Social Justice, Cultural & Social Assimilation, Nutrition

Contact Information:

Holli DeWees, Pantry Manager

1007 Big Bear Blvd
Columbia, MO 65202-1910
Phone: (573) 777-9991



How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.