Office hours

Monday - Friday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Registration hours

Monday - Wednesday - Friday

10 a.m. - 12 Noon

Distribution hours

Tuesday's & Thursday

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

About L-Life Food Pantry

L-LIFE Food Pantry was founded in 2010 in collaboration with several other

agencies to provide food to those in our community with a need.

L-LIFE opened it's doors at 1448 W Elm Street in Lebanon October of 2010.

In partnering with the Greater Ozarks Food Harvest and Feeding America, we

strive to ensure that no one in our service area goes hungry. We have

implemented a Homeless Program for the growing homeless population in

Laclede County. These clients can come in any time between 10 a.m. and 2

p.m. Monday - Friday.

Our Mission

The mission of L-LIFE is to build a better collaborative partnership between relief agencies, charitable organizations, and the business community to stabilize stressed family households with food assistance, better nutrition, and guidance toward recovery. Our goal is to improve the quality of life in Laclede County by building stronger families.


Even a half hour makes a difference for families who struggle with hunger!

Requirements for volunteering are:

Must be 14 years of age or older (younger people can volunteer alongside parent)

Be able to perform assigned duties safely

Abide by the rules of conduct in our volunteer handbook

Call 991-3663 to find out how you can help.

Three ways to donate


How much time does it take to volunteer? As much or little as you can give. We have some volunteers who are here every single day, some who only come on our truck days, or on distribution days. Some volunteers have regularly scheduled days of the week and those who come in when they have some extra time. We appreciate everyone's contributions.

Monetary / In Kind donations

Your donations have an immediate, positive impact on the well being of needy families throughout Laclede County. We deeply appreciate your donations please stop by or call with any questions you may have or to arrange a pickup.

Non Perishable food donations

Your food donations assist thousands of people with food needs in Laclede County each month. Pre -qualified clients can receive food every two weeks .

We are a (501 c 3) non-profit organization, all donations are tax-deductible. For information on NAP credits, call Dean during regular business hours @ (417) 991-FOOD

To qualify for L-LIFE services, you must be a resident of Laclede County, provide proof of income at or below 185% of the national poverty level, and everyone in the household must have a social security number. You can be employed.

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