Community Food Drive

It’s the season of giving! Gulf Winds is partnering with Manna Food Pantries, Second Harvest of the Big Bend and Feeding the Gulf Coast to make a difference in our communities this holiday season.

Do your part — donate non-perishable food items to your local Gulf Winds branch through November 15. Together we can fight to end hunger.

Most Needed Items

We accept almost all non-perishable food and grocery donations. We cannot accept fresh, frozen, perishable items or homemade products.

  • Canned Goods
    Lean meats (chicken, tuna), fruits, vegetables, hearty soups, and beans
  • Dried Goods
    Beans, rice, pasta, pasta sauce, instant potatoes, whole grain cereals, oatmeal, grits, granola bars, macaroni & cheese, tuna helper, chicken helper
  • Other
    Peanut butter, jelly, 100% fruit juice

Manna Food Pantries is a local grassroots organization fighting hunger in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. They provide groceries directly to individuals and families in need. Learn more at

Second Harvest of the Big Bend’s mission is to feed the hungry in the Big Bend through our network of partner agencies, and to educate and engage the community in the fight against hunger. Second Harvest distributes enough food for more than 10 million meals annually and ensuring food safety throughout the entire process. Learn more at

Feeding the Gulf Coast works through member organizations and special programs to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of systemic poverty, personal crisis or disaster. Learn more at