About Us

The need for food assistance in Flagler County is great and growing every year.  Grace Community Food Pantry seeks to fill those needs for our local friends, neighbors, veterans, the disabled,  unemployed and underemployed through food distribution at our distribution centers throughout the county.   Mission statement: "Grace Community Food Pantry will assist feeding Flagler County's less fortunate until the are fully able to feed themselves"


  • The Grace Community Food Pantry will be organized and operated to assist in meeting the temporary food needs of the less fortunate of Flagler County through a variety of distribution centers, regular and special events, and through the Flagler County School System via a backpack program

  • To provide other area food pantries, food and assistance providers to the needy a centralized food resource and organizational management and training resource

  • To consistently dedicate a high percentage of all donations to the direct food support of the less fortunate of Flagler County, and to develop key staff members to, with limited stipends, increase our professional capabilities, consistency, and outreach so as to be depended upon by our non-profit partners, contributors, and the Flagler County community

Core Criteria

Targeted to Flagler County Residents

Filling a Demonstrated Need

Designed to Supplement Food Needs

Temporary Assistance to those in need


Chairman: Pastor Charles Silano

Pastor Charles Silano is the Pastor of Grace Tabernacle Ministries International, a Church in Palm Coast.  He is also the Chairman and Founder of Grace Community Food Pantry.


Dottie Colletta

Dottie Colletta has been in Palm Coast for 35 years, and she was with Flagler County Schools for 23 years.
Ms. Colletta is the treasurer of Grace Community Food Pantry.