Food and Nutrition

St. Joseph’s Family Center provides food assistance to low-income residents by providing supplemental food baskets Tuesday thru Friday.

Free fresh produce (Push Produce)  is distributed to low-income individuals and families on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Mondays from 8:30am – 12:00pm.

This program is open to anyone in need. No preregistration is required.


Key Terms and Conditions for food baskets:

1. Provide Valid Photo ID

2. Self-certification of Income

  • Services are limited to low-income individuals/families
  • Client must meet the income level guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and/or the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Self-certification of income is required

3. Verification of Local Address

  • Client must be a resident of Gilroy or San Martin, CA

4. Verification of all dependents living in household

The Lord’s Table, low-income and homeless hot meal program, serves Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:00pm-6:30pm.

**St. Joseph’s Family Center is an equal opportunity provider

“So many times you feel helpless on what to do to help others, volunteering and donating to SJFC makes me feel less helpless and that I am making a difference in someone else’s life.”~ Cindy

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    “You are wonderful. My son is in town to visit me and you made it possible for me to cook him a meal. It made me feel good to be able to do that for him. It made him feel like old times.” ~ Brenda (homeless)