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Local Food

For the downloadable list, click here.

Camp Pendleton Resources

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ASYMCA – Camp Pendleton Neighborhood Exchange

Register 1 week prior to distribution and bring Military ID.

4th Friday of the month, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Except: April, May, November, December)

Building 200090 Ash Road, Wire Mountain Road

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego

Online ordering for Emergency Food.

Online Service


Circle of Care-Crossroads Church

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday  10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

26090 Ynez Rd, Temecula, CA 92591


Community Lutheran Church

3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00 10:00 a.m. Set up on the corner of Mission Ave. & Valley Height.

4507 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92057


Family Assistance Ministries (FAM)

Registration on the website is required to recieve assistance.

1030 Calle Negocio, San Clemente, CA 92673


Good Samaritan

Food Pantry in the Temecula area.

32127 Camino Rabago, Temecula, CA 92592


Mission San Luis Rey Parish

Please call first. Emergency food assistance
Tues, Wed, and Thurs
from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

4070 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92057

(760) 757-3250

North County Food Bank

Drive-Thru Food Pantry. Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

3030 Enterprise Court, Suite A, Vista, CA 92081


Saddleback Church Ministries

Visit website for upcoming grocery distribution sites.



San Diego Military Outreach Ministries

Visit the news and events page for more infomration.

8930 Activity Rd, Suite G, San Diego, Ca. 92126

(619) 843-8964

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

Monthly Infant Pantry. No registration needed.

31641 La Novia Ave.  San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675


Western Eagle Foundation

Learn more about their food programs on their website.

40940 County Center Drive, Temecula, CA 92591


Brother Benno’s Foundation

Call to register.

3260 Production Ave, Oceanside, CA 92058


Christian Credit Counselors Food Pantry

Please call first. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5838 Edison Place, Suite 130, Carlsbad, CA 92008


Coast Hills Community Church Food Distribution

2nd Sat, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the San Onofre Transition Readiness & Career Center.

Basilone Rd. , Bldg 51919, Camp Pendleton, CA


Fallbrook Food Pantry

Pre-bagged pick up only
Monday through Friday, 9:30 12:30 p.m.

140 N. Brandon Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028


Feeding San Diego

Visit the website to find a food distributor near you.

Multiple Locations

Please find on website

Helping Hand Worldwide Mobile Food Pantry

Please visit the Facebook page for more information.

(949) 230-7318

Murrieta United Methodist Church

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the pantry supplies free canned and packaged food along with some vegetables, breads, meats, and dairy products.

Murrieta, CA 92562

Rock Church San Marcos

Every 1st Thursday of the month, 12:00 p.m.

1370 W. San Marcos Blvd. San Marcos, CA 92078

San Diego Food Bank

Visit the website for more information.

9850 Distribution Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121-2320


Society of St, Vincent de Paul

Temecula Chapter

San Jose, CA 95150

(408) 249-2853

TriCity Pantry

Rotating locations, text or call for information.

3260 Production Ave, Oceanside, CA 92058

(442) 291-9632

Local Food Resouces
Camp Pendlton Resources

Camp Pendelton Resources


App–PRONTO-shows multiple ways and can purchase tickets


USO - cash only, $35 per person. Visit Website.

Public transportation - Pacific Surfliner train from Oceanside to SD Old Town Transportation Center, then a 5min bus ride to the airport, $23-$38

Bowling Alley

Located on Mainside, special events, group rates, dining option inside. Visit Website.


USO - 1st and 3rd Fridays, 12-2pm, must follow FB group to see locations

TriCity Pantry

ASYMCA - once a month through the Neighborhood Exchange program


Located by SLR gate, calendar of events, membership and lessons, 3 dining options, FootGolf. Visit the Website.

ITT/Latitude Travel

Discount tickets to many different locations both in and out of state. They
also have a full service travel agency onsite. Mainside and Pacific View area. Visit Facebook Page.


Messages offered through Semper Fit. For more information and pricing, Visit Website. 

Paintball Field

Located by San Luis Rey Gate, open to military and public offering Paintball, Paintball Lite, and Airsoft Games. Visit Website.

Recreational Shooting

The Pistol and Rifle range, just south of Camp Horno. Visit Webiste.


Stepp Stables located by San Luis Rey gate, boarding, lessons, trail rides, volunteer. Visit Website.

Thrift Store

Camp Pendleton Thrift Store NMCRS. Facebook Page.


Volunteer based, Military ID required, uniforms inspected by AD MSgt

Open Tues/Thurs 1000-1230 (uniforms only Wed 0900-1500)

Western Eagle Foundation and Bargain Store

Superstore filled with groceries, clothing, household goods, etc. at deep discounts. Visit Website

Local Fun
  • Oceanside Night time Market - TONS of food booths

  • Farmers Markets in most towns

  • Julian/Oak Glen for apple picking

  • Bates Nut Farm/Irvine Regional Park have the biggest pumpkin patches

  • Lake Arrowhead/Big Bear are the closest for skiing/snowboarding

  • Zoomar’s in San Juan Capistrano, animal petting zoo

  • San Juan Capistrano and San Luis Rey are the closest California Missions to base

  • Pulgas Barn Bldg 41414 is a great spot for photos

Animal Control/Animal Shelter

Registration Information. Visit Webiste.

Registration FAQs. Visit Website.


Del Mar, baby beach at Del Mar (no waves), ocean swimming races, Polar Plunge, Paddleboarding, Surfing, Kayaking, camping, cabanas, all beaches have Lifeguards from 0800-sunset.


Cottages: Del Mar and San Onofre

Tent Camping: San O, Lake O’Neil

RV Camping: Del Mar, San O, and Lake O’Neil

Financial help

NMCRS - help creating budgets, interest free loans, 

STEP (Support The Enlisted Project) - non profit, founded by Veterans, financial planning, financial grants for Southern CA and WA state


Red Cross 


- Free ball gown giveaways each year (accessories and shoes too)


TEAP, <E5 short term financial support, by referral (EFMP, FAP, command)


Operation Ride Home, <E5, financial assistance to travel home


Open 24 hrs, accept cash or card.

Wire Mountain (Bldg 200090T1), Del Mar (Bldg 210600, 21550, 210596), Las Pulgas (Bldg43301), San Onofre (51 Area over by the beach cottages),
Horno (Bldg 530320)

Movie Theater

Located on Mainside, 13:30 every Saturday, last Saturday $1. Visit Website.


Desk Sergeant (non emergency line) 760-763-2075

The Provost Marshal's Office is responsible for law enforcement and physical security activities for Marine Corps Base. Visit Website.

All residents of CP must register their weapons (guns, rifles, bows, knives 6 in+, and paintball guns) with PMO. Visit Website.

Rotary Club

Rotary Camp Pendleton/Warrior Warehouse. Visit Facebook Page.

Volunteer based organization that offers free household goods to active duty families. Visit Wesbite.

Motorcycle Classes

Find out more about Camp Pendelton Motorcycle Rider Courses, Visit Website.

WIC, American Red Cross

Pendleton offices: 

  • Pass and ID, Bldg 130132, Vandergrift & 14th st

  • San Onofre Transition Readiness & Career Ctr, Bldg 5


Visit Website


Check Referrals. Visit Website.

Change PCM, Visit Website.

Message Care Team and locate Medical Records. Visit Website.

Base Map

CDCs and drop in care at Fisher House for 6wks - 5yrs old, FCC (approved babysitters).

For more information, visit Military Child Care.

Food Resources

If things go good or bad, let someone know. Visit Website.


Locations and events. Visit Website.

Sign up for library card or browse the online catalog for MCCS CP library.

Book Mobile-rotates locations in neighborhoods around base. Visit Facebook for the schedule.

Create Space. Visit Webiste.


Located in housing offices and multiple locations around base. Most are open to spouses. For fitness centers, hours, locations Visit the Website or Facebook Page.


Pay Per Use: 13 Area has a pay per use pool, lap swim only during school year,  events. Visit Website.

Residential: Base housing has many swimming pools in the area open to residents.


Las Pulgas area, 3rd St &, Brown St, Camp Pendleton North, CA 92055

Storage Unit

For more information Visit Website.

Building 16080 6th and B Street Camp Pendleton, CA 92055. 

MCCS Events

View the most up to date list of MCCS Events, Visit Website.

Local Discounts
  • San Clemente Parks and Rec has grants that make classes cheaper

  • Waves of Honor Program gives Active Duty and up to 3 direct dependents (people that live with them NOT extended family!!) free tickets to SeaWorld 1 time a year

  • San Diego Zoo & Safari Park is always free for Active Duty

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