|American Rescue Workers - Community Christmas Dinner||Provides a free Christmas dinner on December 25, from noon to 3:00pm in the dining room on the second floor of 643 Elmira Street. Delivery is available only to shut-ins and those with disabilities that do not allow for travel. Pre-registration for meal delivery is required. Must call by Dec. 23 for home delivery by calling 570-323-8401, ext. 110.||Lycoming||American Rescue Workers - Social Services Center - Lycoming County||American Rescue Workers |
|Annual Bob Bolus Sr. Christmas Day Dinner||Annual Christmas Day dinner open to the public. Limited transportation is provided and limited delivery is available.||Lackawanna||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Annual Free Community Christmas Dinner||The Annual Free Community Christmas dinner will be served on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 12 noon at the Montrose Square Community Room, sponsored by Endless Mountains Health Systems physicians, employees, volunteers of EMHS and the community. Everyone is invited - no reservations are necessary.||Susquehanna||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Annual Joe Maddon & Friends ThanksMas Dinner||Free Thanksmas meal for the needy at the The Hazleton Integration Project Hazleton One Community Center. Maddon’s Thanksmas meal has been feeding the needy for a few years now and is held between Thanksgiving and Christmas.||Luzerne||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Beaver Falls Christian Assembly||Christmas meal to be served December 25 at the Beaver Falls High School||Beaver||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|Brookville Area Ministerial Association - Brookville Area Food Pantry - Christmas Meal||Hot Christmas meal.||Jefferson||Brookville Area Ministerial Association - Brookville Area Food Pantry||Brookville Area Ministerial Association|
|Brownstown Area Churches - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas. No reservations required. (Meal is held at an off-site location, please see Physical Site Address for location.)
Home-delivered meals (Only Akron, Brownstown, Denver, Ephrata, Farmersville, Leola, Lititz, New Holland) can be arranged, call the church by December 24th.||Lancaster||Christmas Services - Lancaster County||Christmas Services - Lancaster County|
|Butler First United Methodist Church||Christmas meal to be served December 25 in the Lower Fellowship Hall. Reservations recommended but not required. Transportation can be provided to those in need. All are encouraged to attend and visit with others for Christmas. If unable to attend, two meals per household may be delivered.||Butler||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|Catholic Worker House of Lancaster - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day before Christmas at an off-site location (see physical address below).||Lancaster||Catholic Worker House of Lancaster||Catholic Worker House of Lancaster|
|CEO Home Delivered & Sit Down Christmas Dinners||The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) & First Presbyterian Church is providing home delivered meals to those in need. There is a sit down dinner from noon to 3pm. Transportation is available to the dinner for Wyoming Valley residents.
Volunteers are always needed, please contact CEO if you would like to volunteer.||Luzerne||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Christmas Breakfast||Annual Christmas Day Breakfast is sponsored by the University of Scranton. The Christmas breakfast is free of charge to the elderly, those alone, or in need on Sunday, Dec. 25 from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on the 3rd floor of the DeNaples Center, Mulberry Street in Scranton. No reservation is necessary. Parking is available in the University’s parking pavillion located at Monroe Ave and Mulberry St.||Lackawanna||University of Scranton||University of Scranton|
|Church of the Atonement, Episcopalian||The church will offer a Christmas dinner from Noon - 3:00pm on Christmas Day. Walk ins, all welcome. Also, delivers Christmas meals locally to those who are homebound.||Allegheny||Church of the Atonement||Church of the Atonement|
|Columbia Christmas Ladies - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas for senior citizens 55+ (no children). Reservations required by December 18, 2018.
Transportation for Columbia Borough residents can be arranged by December 23, 2018.
Donations and gifts needed, please call for details.||Lancaster||Christmas Services - Lancaster County||Christmas Services - Lancaster County|
|Cross Roads Brethren in Christ Church - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas. Reservations requested but not required.
Home-delivered meals may be possible, call the church by noon on December 21, 2018.||Lancaster||Christmas Services - Lancaster County||Christmas Services - Lancaster County|
|East End Cooperative Ministry - Christmas Eve Meal||Provides a free holiday meal at the Community House Kitchen||Allegheny||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|Everlasting Life Ministries - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually a few days before Christmas.
Donations of turkeys, baked goods, canned goods and fresh fruit are needed. Accepted during office hours.
||Lehigh||Everlasting Life Ministries||Everlasting Life Ministries|
|First Presbyterian Church - Christmas Day Dinner - Westmoreland||Provides a free holiday meal||Westmoreland||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|First Presbyterian Church - Lewisburg||First Presbyterian Church providing services to the Lewisburg community.
On Thanksgiving and Christmas Day's a free meal is made available to the community. Serving of the meal begins at 1:00pm. For anyone unable to attend the meal, delivery is available for the Lewisburg vicinity. No need to make reservations. Call 570-524-4419 if delivery is needed.||Union||First Presbyterian Church - Lewisburg||First Presbyterian Church - Lewisburg|
|Greater Berks Food Bank - Food Referrals||Provides referrals to pantries, soup kitchens and meals in the community.
Call for a complete listing of Thanksgiving and Christmas meals||Berks||Greater Berks Food Bank||Greater Berks Food Bank|
|Hazleton Christmas Dinner||Free Christmas Dinner held at Holy Rosary Church, 240 S Poplar St., Hazleton. Dinner served from 11 am – 2 pm. Delivery is available to home bound, call 570-455-9515. Must register by Dec. 23.||Luzerne||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Holiday Dinner - Friends of the Poor||Annual Holiday Dinner for Senior Citizens and Adults will be held Monday, December 4th, doors open at 5, and dinner starts at 6 pm. It will be located at St. Mary's Center, 320 Mifflin Avenue, in Scranton.||Lackawanna||Friends of the Poor||Friends of the Poor|
|Hope Rescue Mission - Holiday Meals||Holiday meals open to all
- Thanksgiving Day Meal at 12:00pm at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 701 Penn Street Reading, PA 19601
- No Public Christmas Day Meal for 2018 due to Hope Rescue Mission kitchen renovation||Berks||Hope Rescue Mission||Hope Rescue Mission|
|Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community - Christmas Lunch||Provides a free lunch for Christmas||Allegheny||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|Join Hands Ministry||- "Where to turn" referrals
- Limited direct financial assistance
- Financial planning
- Emergency heat response
- Automobile repair
- Furniture/household items/appliances/clothing/toiletries, etc
- Back to school and holiday assistance
- Guidance / Direct one-on-one mentoring
- Links to faith based counseling and Connect to community and church affiliation
- Life skill support
- Coordinate Medical transportation
- Moving assistance
- Volunteer opportunities||Perry||Join Hands Ministry||Join Hands Ministry|
|Kennedy House - Christmas Meal||Provides a Christmas meal||Berks||Kennedy House||Kennedy House|
|Knights of Columbus - Thanksgiving and Christmas Meals||Thanksgiving Meal- November 21st
Christmas Meal- December 19th||Mercer||Thanksgiving Meals||Holiday Meals|
|Lebanon Rescue Mission - Pre-Christmas Meal||Free community Christmas meal||Lebanon||Lebanon Rescue Mission||Lebanon Rescue Mission |
|Missionary Sisters of Charity in Norristown - Charitable Meals||Daily Meals served to the poor and homeless of the Norristown, PA area. Emergency household items and clothing are distributed when available.||Montgomery||Missionary Sisters of Charity Norristown - Montgomery; Norristown||Missionary Sisters of Charity in Norristown|
|Monessen Community Christmas Meal||Provides a free holiday meal||Allegheny||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|New Journey United Methodist Church - Christmas Meal||Provides a Christmas day dinner. Families and individuals welcome.||Berks||New Journey Community Outreach, Inc.||New Journey Community Outreach, Inc.|
|Project Hope of Easton - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal. (Meal is held at an off-site location, please see Physical Site Address for location.)||Northampton||Project Hope of Easton||Project Hope of Easton|
|Rachel's Roadhouse - Breakfast with Santa||Breakfast with Santa||Butler||Christmas Programs||Holiday Programs|
|Salvation Army Easton Corps - Food Resources||- Food Pantry: Distributes food to any Easton resident. Must sign a declaration of need.
- Meal: Serves lunch Monday through Friday at 12:00pm
- Holiday Food Basket: Distributes food baskets at Thanksgiving and food/gifts to families at Christmas. Income guidelines. Apply for assistance in October - call office for dates.
- Holiday Meal: Distributes cooked meals on Thanksgiving and Christmas for those who cannot cook.
||Northampton||Salvation Army Easton Corps Community Center||Salvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services|
|The Good Shepherd, Inc. - Holiday Meals||Offers a Thanksgiving Meal and a Christmas Meal.
||Mercer||The Good Shepherd, Inc.||The Good Shepherd, Inc.|
|Trinity Church Ark Soup Kitchen - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually a few days before Christmas. (Meal is held at an off-site location, see physical location below)
||Northampton||Trinity Church Ark Soup Kitchen||Trinity Church - Easton|
|Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas. Reservations required by December 20, 2018.
Transportation for Lititz/Warwick residents may be possible, call the church.||Lancaster||Christmas Services - Lancaster County||Christmas Services - Lancaster County|
|West Green Tree Church of the Brethren - Christmas Meal||Provides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas. Reservations Required by December 18, 2018.
Home-delivered meals for Elizabethtown and Mount Joy residents can be arranged, call the church.||Lancaster||Christmas Services - Lancaster County||Christmas Services - Lancaster County|
|Zion Mennonite Church - Table of Plenty - Soup Kitchen||Provides prepared lunches to guests at no charge, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
In addition to the weekly meals, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner are served to anyone in need or who does not have someone with whom to share the holiday. If you or anyone you know is in need of a meal or wishes to share this holiday meal with others in the community, please call the church and reserve a space. This year's meals will be served on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.||Montgomery||Zion Mennonite Church - Montgomery; Souderton||Zion Mennonite Church|