|Agape New Testament Fellowship Church Food Pantry||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh and frozen items. Individuals must bring proof of residency in Schnecksville and will be asked to sign declaration of need. Can receive food once every 30 days. Emergency food is available at other times -- call the office to make appointment. Occasionally, clothing or household items are available during food distribution. (Food donations are accepted by appointment.)||Lehigh||Agape New Testament Fellowship Church Food Pantry||Agape New Testament Fellowship Church Food Pantry|
|Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh and frozen items. Must sign a declaration of need and provide proof of residence in Lehigh County. Can receive a 3-5 day supply of food once every 30 days.||Lehigh||Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank||Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank|
|Allentown School District Family Centers||Family Centers, located at Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools, coordinate and facilitate a variety of support services for Allentown School District families.
Family Centers seek to ensure the healthy growth and development of children by coordinating a wide variety of support services for families in the communities in which they live.
These services include:
- Parent Support and Child Development Education
- Pediatric Health Services
- Healthy After-School and Summer Activities
- Family Preservation Services
- Education and Employment-Related Services
Family Development Specialist certified in parent education home visits meet groups of parent sand provide assessments and support to parents for their children from pregnancy through kindergarten. They facilitate access to to needed services and coordinate case management services.
Health centers are also located in the elementary schools served by the Family Centers.
Collaborative partners representing health, communities of faith, education, business, government and community based organizations join in efforts to improve the lives of children and their families.
Central Family Center
Central Elementary School
829 Turner St, Allentown, PA 18102
Food bank: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4:00-5:30pm
Clothing Closet: Tuesdays, 9:00pm-9:30am and Thursdays 1:45pm to 2:15pm
Call for summer hours
Jefferson Family Center
Jefferson Elementary School
750 St. John Street, Allentown, PA 18103
Food Bank and Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Call for summer hours
Mosser Village Family Center
614 South Carlisle Street, Allentown, PA 18109
610-820-9927 or 610-820-5504
Call for information
||Lehigh||Allentown School District||Allentown School District|
|American Rescue Workers, Inc. Hollidaysburg PA Office Food Donation Program||Accepts donations of non-perishable food items.||Blair||American Rescue Workers - Hollidaysburg PA Office||American Rescue Workers, Inc. Hollidaysburg PA Office|
|Baby and Children's Pantry St. Joseph's Center||Assistance in the form of baby supplies and baby furniture is available to women preparing for the birth of their child and for young families in need.||Lackawanna||Pregnancy and Family Services||St. Joseph's Center|
|Betty Lou's Pantry||Food pantry distributes non-perishable foods, although sometimes bread or produce is also available. Individuals can select what they want from the items being offered. Individuals will be asked to sign declaration of need and must bring proof of residency in Southern Lehigh School District or be members in one of the 12 area churches operating the food pantry. Food donations are accepted at several drop off points, including the Southern Lehigh Library, Cooperburg and Center Valley post offices.
||Lehigh||Betty Lou's Pantry||Betty Lou's Pantry|
|Boys Scouts of America - Scouting for Food||Scouting for Food is an annual campaign (each April) by the Boy Scouts to collect nutritious food and household products for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.||Boy Scouts of America - Laurel Highlands Council||Boy Scouts of America - Laurel Highlands Council|
|Brookville Area Ministerial Association - Brookville Area Food Pantry - Backpack Program||A weekend ‘backpack’ program for our elementary students. Those students who are in the program receive a bag of food on Fridays that provides meals and snacks for the weekend.||Jefferson||Brookville Area Ministerial Association - Brookville Area Food Pantry||Brookville Area Ministerial Association|
|Center for Family Services - Main Office - Personal Care Items, Diapers and Formula||Personal Care Closet offers items such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine products and toilet paper.
Families with little ones and facing a serious financial crisis are assisted with diapers and formula on a case by case basis.||Crawford||Center for Family Services - Main Office||Center for Family Services|
|Central Moravian Food Bank||Food bank distributes bags of food. Individuals must bring proof of residency in Northampton County and will be asked to sign declaration of need. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month.||Northampton||Central Moravian Food Bank||Central Moravian Food Bank|
|Chester County Food Bank - BackPack Program||The BackPack Program is providing kindergarten children food so they don't have to skip meals over the weekend or face two days without food. On Fridays during the school year, the Food Bank delivers the backpacks to several local elementary schools in the county. Volunteers and teachers distribute the packs to children.||Chester||Chester County Food Bank - Chester; Exton||Chester County Food Bank|
|Chester County Food Bank - Food Program||Provides emergency food, food cupboards, discount food purchase programs, and free or low-cost hot meals.||Chester||Chester County Food Bank - Chester; Exton||Chester County Food Bank|
|Claysburg Area Food Bank Food Donations||Accepts donations of food items to stock the food bank to use for Claysburg Area residents who are in need of food.||Blair||Claysburg Area Food Bank||Claysburg Area Food Bank|
|Closets of Blessings - First Baptist Church of Hawley||Operate a baby pantry to expectant mothers or families in need. Pantry includes items such as baby clothes, diapers and formula.||Wayne||Community Outreach - First Baptist Church of Hawley||First Baptist Church of Hawley |
|Coatesville Soup Kitchen - Food Donations||Meals, clothing and household goods are given to anyone in need. We also provide Thanksgiving food baskets and some toys for Christmas. We always have openings for those who want to volunteer or who must do community service. Donations of food, funds, and used clothing and household items in good condition are welcome.||Chester||COATESVILLE SOUP KITCHEN||Coatesville Soup Kitchen|
|Commission on Economic Opportunity Weinberg NE Regional Food Bank||The Regional Food Bank distributes food supplies to charitable organizations feeding the needy throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. These include food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, group homes for the disabled, day care centers, children's camps and senior citizens programs.
Donations and Volunteers welcomed.
Food Bank is closed month of November as CEO is providing Thanksgiving Food Baskets or home delivered Thanksgiving Dinners - apply at CEO WB.||Luzerne||Commission on Economic Opportunity Weinberg North East Regional Food Bank||Commission on Economic Opportunity|
|Congregation Tifereth Israel of Lower Bucks County - Food Pantry||Acquires food products through donations, canned food drives, and food banks then distributes these products to people who are in emergency situations.
||Bucks||Tifereth Israel Food Pantry - Bucks; Bensalem||Congregation Tifereth Israel of Lower Bucks County|
|David's Drive 831 - Assistance for Veterans - Donations||Accepts food and holiday donations.
2019 Holiday donations are currently being accepted.||Chester||DAVID'S DRIVE 831, INC.||David's Drive 831|
|Day One of Greater Altoona Food Donations||Day One of Greater Altoona accepts food donations for their ministry of providing help to families in need, especially during the Christmas season.||Blair||Day One of Greater Altoona||Day One of Greater Altoona|
|Donations||Organization collects donations of food items and used clothing and household items. Donated items will be distributed to those in need and/or place in the Labor of Love Thrift Store. Contact the church to arrange for drop-off of donations. Calling ahead will ensure that someone is available to receive donations.||Snyder||Grace Covenant Church - GraceWorks||Grace Covenant Community Church|
|Drive Through Flu Campaign||Drive-through clinics to offer free flu shots to Allentown residents.
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Saturday, November 9, 2019
9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019
9:00am to 3:00pm
The hospital network is also partnering with community organizations to collect food donations at the vaccination locations. In the past 19 years, LVHN has given out 150,000 free flu shots and collected 100,000 pounds of food for local food banks.
||Lehigh||Drive Through Flu Campaign||Lehigh Valley Health Network|
|Everlasting Life Ministries - Food Bank||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh and frozen items. Individuals will be asked to sign declaration of need and can come in for food every week. Food donations are accepted during office hours.
||Lehigh||Everlasting Life Ministries||Everlasting Life Ministries|
|Experience, Inc. - Home Delivered Meals||Home delivered meals. Donations accepted.||Warren||Experience, Inc.||Experience Inc. |
|Free Section||The Perry County Family Center offers clothes, toys, books, food, etc. free of charge. The items that are available are donations from the community and vary from week to week.||Perry||Perry County Family Center||Perry County Family Center |
|Friend Inc. Community Services - Food Pantry||Provides a client choice food pantry to food insecure individuals and families.
||Berks||Friend Inc. Community Services||Friend Inc. Community Services|
|Fulton County Catholic Mission - Food Assistance||Rental and Utilities assistance. Food, gasoline, lodging for transients, fire victims, bimonthly clothing too, Christmas gift program, school supplies, angel food ministries||Fulton||Fulton County Catholic Mission - Program||Fulton County Catholic Mission|
|Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank - Three Rivers Table||Provides grocery items to 350 charitable agencies in Allegheny County, including soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries and special care facilities servicing low income families and individuals.||Allegheny||Three Rivers Table||Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank|
|Groceries PLUS||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh produce and toiletries. Individuals must bring proof of Emmaus residency and should call in advance. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month.||Lehigh||Groceries PLUS||Groceries PLUS|
|Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank||Offers a food and clothing pantry.
Clothing and food donations are accepted Monday through Friday by appointment.
2019 - Please, note: new summer hours
||York||Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank||Harvest of Blessing Food and Clothing Bank|
|Honey Brook Youth Center - Steeple to People - Food Donation||Accepts donations for food pantry.||Chester||STEEPLE TO PEOPLE||Honey Brook Youth Center|
|Hunters Sharing the Harvest||Venison donation program distributed to needy people through food banks.||Dauphin||Hunters Sharing The Harvest||Hunters Sharing The Harvest|
|Interfaith Community Food Pantry Food Donations||Interfaith Community Food Pantry accepts donations of non-perishable food items and/or food items that can be frozen to distribute to those in need through their food pantry.||Cambria||Interfaith Community Food Pantry||Interfaith Community Food Pantry|
|Lancaster County Food Hub - Food Bank||Provides 50-80 pounds of groceries, includes perishables and non-perishables, bread, meats and other dairy as available. Individuals can obtain food once a month if needed.
||Lancaster||Lancaster County Food Hub||Lancaster County Food Hub|
|Lititz Warwick Community Chest - Food Bank||Food bank provides a months supply of perishable and non-perishable foods. Special diet foods can be accommodated when available. Baby food and formula provided on a monthly basis also. Laundry/personal care items when available, may be provided. Amount of food provided depends on the size of the family and donations available and is delivered by volunteers.
Also coordinates Christmas Holiday food baskets to those in need so families can enjoy a traditional meal.
Accepts donations of food.||Lancaster||Lititz Warwick Community Chest||Lititz Warwick Community Chest|
|Manna on Main Street - Donations||Donations of paper products, tioletries, shelf stable and fresh food items are accepted. Informatiom on which donations are most needed can be found on Manna on Main Street's website at http://mannaonmain.org/
The following donations are especially appreciated:
- Baby Diapers (sizes 1-6)
- 100% Juice
- Pasta Sauce
- Canned Fruit
- Fresh Produce
- Hot and Cold Cereal||Montgomery||Manna on Main Street - Montgomery; Lansdale||Manna on Main Street|
|Martinsburg Ministerium Food Pantry Food Donations||The Martinsburg Food Pantry accepts donations of food items that are used to help feed needy individuals and families in the Martinsburg area.||Blair||Martinsburg Food Pantry||Martinsburg Ministerium|
|Meadville Community Soup Kitchen||Soup Kitchen. Provides daily meals to individuals in need.||Crawford||Meadville Community Soup Kitchen||Meadville Community Soup Kitchen|
|Mitzvah Circle Foundation - Food Donations||We provide high quality, gently used clothing, shoes, school supplies, diapers, baby gear, household items, toiletries, books, and more.||Montgomery||MITZVAH CIRCLE FOUNDATION||Mitzvah Circle Foundation|
|Mother Infant Program-St. Joseph's Center||Baby Items, Baby formula and Baby Food||Lackawanna||Pregnancy and Family Services||St. Joseph's Center|
|Nazareth Area Food Bank||Food pantry distributes bags of non-perishable foods once a month-fresh and frozen foods are available occasionally.
Food donations are accepted Tuesday, 5:30pm to 7:00pm and Friday and Saturday, 9:00am to 11:00am
||Northampton||Nazareth Area Food Bank||Nazareth Area Food Bank|
|Northampton Area Food Bank||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable, fresh and frozen foods. Must sign a declaration of need and bring proof of residence in Northampton Area School District and surrounding areas or have referral from Second Harvest. Can receive a 7 day supply of food once every 30 days.
Cops 'n' Kids Program: Accepts donations of gently used children's and adult's books and distributes them during food pick up.
||Northampton||Northampton Area Food Bank||Northampton Area Food Bank|
|Northern Lehigh Food Bank||Food pantry distributes bags of non-perishable foods -- fresh and frozen foods are occasionally included. Must reside within Northern Lehigh School District and surrounding areas or have referral from Second Harvest or area churches. Must sign declaration of need and bring proof of residency. Emergency food is available one time to anyone in need -- call the office. (Food donations are accepted Tue, 9am-12pm.)
Also keeps a "wish list" where people can register items they wish to donate or items they need.||Lehigh||Northern Lehigh Food Bank||Northern Lehigh Food Bank|
|Pennsylvania Avenue Interfaith Food Pantry||Provides bags of food to individuals and families in the Eastern portion of Lehigh and a small part of adjacent Northampton County (area is bounded by Route 22, the Lehigh River and Route 512). Donations of non-perishable food are welcome. The food pantry is a collaboration between St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church and the Church of the Manger UCC.||Lehigh||Pennsylvania Avenue Interfaith Food Pantry||Pennsylvania Avenue Interfaith Food Pantry|
|Peter's Porch - Food Bank||Food pantry that offers non-perishable food items. Also gives away donated clothing, bibles and personal hygiene items when available.
Free breakfast available for those receiving items from the food bank||Lancaster||Zion Lutheran Church - Akron||Zion Lutheran Church - Akron|
|Peter's Porch - Food Pantry||Food pantry that also distributes donated clothing||Lancaster||Lititz Mennonite Church||Lititz Mennonite Church|
|Roaring Spring Ministerium Food Pantry Food Donations||The Roaring Spring Food Pantry accepts donated food items. A drop off bin will be located on the porch of St. Luke's for donation collection. The churches in Roaring Spring may collect food donations and contact the Food Pantry for pick up and delivery.||Blair||Roaring Spring Food Pantry||Roaring Spring Ministerium|
|Salvation Army Allentown - Food Pantry||Food Pantry distributes food to any Lehigh County resident. Must sign a declaration of need.||Lehigh||Salvation Army Allentown||Salvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services|
|Salvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon County - Food Bank||Salvation Army of Huntingdon provides a a local food bank, as well as a senior food box through the Harrisburg food bank.||Huntingdon||Salvation Army of Huntingdon - Huntingdon County||Salvation Army of Huntingdon|
|Shepherd House/Beaver Meadows - Food Pantry||Food pantry distributes non-perishable foods. Individuals can select 25 items from the goods being offered. Individuals will be asked to sign declaration of need and must bring proof of residency in Carbon County. Donations accepted anytime at church office.||Carbon||Shepherd House/Beaver Meadows||Shepherd House|
|Shepherd House/Ebenezer Evangelical Church - Food Pantry||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable, fresh and frozen foods. Bags occasionally include detergent or toiletries. Individuals must bring proof of residence in Jim Thorpe area and will be asked to sign declaration of need. Food donations are accepted anytime.||Carbon||Shepherd House / Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church||Shepherd House|
|Shepherd House/Meed's Memorial United Methodist Church - Food Pantry||Food pantry distributes bags of non-perishable and frozen foods. Individuals will be asked to sign declaration of need and must bring proof of residency in Nesquehoning, Hauto and Lake Hauto. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month.
Distributes boxes of food for seniors. Income guidelines apply. Call for details.||Carbon||Shepherd House/Meed's Memorial United Methodist Church||Shepherd House|
|Shepherd House/St. John's Towamensing Lutheran Church - Food Pantry||Food bank distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh or frozen items. Individuals must bring proof of residence in Palmerton area and will be asked to sign declaration of need. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month. Food donations are accepted anytime.||Carbon||Shepherd House/St. John's Towamensing Lutheran Church||Shepherd House|
|Shepherd House/Summit Hill Heritage Center - Food Pantry||Food pantry distributes bags of non-perishable foods, bags occasionally include fresh produce and/or baked goods. Individuals must bring proof of Summit Hill residency and will be asked to sign declaration of need. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month.||Carbon||Shepherd House/Summit Hill Heritage Center||Shepherd House|
|Shepherd House/Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church - Food Pantry||Food pantry distributes bags of non-perishable, fresh and frozen foods. Individuals will be asked to sign declaration of need and must bring proof of residency in Lehigh Township, Packer Township, Lausanne Township, Weatherly Borough or Eastside Borough. Individuals can receive a bag of groceries once a month. Non-resident walk-ins will be assisted with food one time and then referred to Second Harvest Food Bank. Food donations are accepted Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 1:00pm.||Carbon||Shepherd House/Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church||Shepherd House|
|Somerset County Mobile Food Bank Farmer Food Donations||If you are a farmer and are willing to plant a row or an acre and/or you have bulk produce or food to donate, please contact our Food Purchaser, Pastor Barry Ritenour, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact of your intentions should be made in advance.||Somerset||Somerset County Mobile Food Bank||Somerset County Mobile Food Bank|
|Son Light House - Food, Clothing, Household Items Donation Opportunities||Accepts donations of food; clean, usable, seasonable clothing; toys; and furniture. Serves the south-east part of Lycoming County; does NOT serve City of Williamsport.||Lycoming||Son Light House - Social Outreach Ministries||Son Light House|
|St. Joseph the Worker Food Pantry||Food Pantry provides supplementary donated food to families or individuals in need, in a respectful and dignified manner.
The food pantry is open each Wednesday from 4-5 pm in the lower level of the parish administration building. The side entrance, facing the parking lot off of Edwin St. is used to access the pantry.
The pantry keeps a variety of items on hand, including canned goods, pastas, cereals, and more.
Donations are welcomed. Items can be dropped off at the church office throughout the week.
||Lycoming||St. Joseph the Worker Parish Outreach Ministry||St. Joseph the Worker Parish|
|The Cupboard at Calvary||Food Pantry||Dauphin||Calvary United Methodist Church||Calvary United Methodist Church |
|United Churches Food Pantry - Food Donations||Pantry provides emergency food to assist households who are food insecure stretch their family food budget.
DONATIONS of the following food items are appreciated:
Cereal and Oatmeal (especially the individual packs),
Canned Fruits, Mac & Cheese (especially microwaveable for kids),Applesauce,
Hamburger / Chicken / Tuna Helper,
Tuna and other canned meats,
Beef Stew, Ramen Noodles, Noodles and Pasta,
Snacks, Drinks and Other Goods:
Pickles and Olives, Healthy Snacks, Pancake Mix and Syrup,
Boxed Milk, Vegetable Oil,
Desert Mixes, Tea / Coffee / Cocoa,
Peanut butter and Jelly (especially grape),
Juices (16 oz/less), Jello and Pudding,
Condiments – Ketchup – Mustard – Relish – Mayonnaise
Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, unload deliveries, and most importantly to help each family find the foods that will best help them this month. We have volunteers who work once a week, others work once a month, and some are on call to substitute when someone is ill or away. Call the pantry 570-322-1657, and talk to Food Pantry Coordinator to volunteer.
Special Collections at a holiday time, Christmas – Thanksgiving – Easter, to allow us to give a special basket of food to clients! Call in and talk to Food Pantry Coordination to plan such an event together.||Lycoming||United Churches Food Pantry||United Churches of Lycoming County|
|Upper Room of Erie||Provides a safe and welcoming place for Erie's poor and homeless year around. Regular Sunday meals are provided by cooperating churches and schools. The Catholic Diocese of Erie provides a weekday breakfast. Also accepts donations.||Erie||Upper Room||Upper Room|
|Valley Food Pantry-St. John Bosco Catholic Church||The Valley Food Pantry, sponsored by the Valley Interfaith Council, collects and distributes free groceries to dozens of needy families every week. Your generous and regular contributions of the following items are greatly appreciated:
Household paper products
Please place groceries in or on top of the donation box located in the church vestibule, near the coat rack.||Luzerne||Valley Interfaith Council||Valley Interfaith Council|
|Water Street Ministries - Food Distribution||Food Resources and Food Distribution:
- Weekly food assistance for anyone living in their own homes. Individuals may come Tuesday OR Wednesday for the weekly food distribution. Only one person per household may receive food and must present an ID. Anyone may come to the Friday distribution of bread, pastry and miscellaneous items, no id necessary.
- Tuesday: Weekly Food Distribution, 12:30-2:30 pm
- Wednesday: Weekly Food Distribution, 9:30 am-noon
- Friday: Bread and pastry Distribution, 10 am-noon
Accepts food donations.
||Lancaster||Water Street Ministries - Outreach Ministries||Water Street Ministries|
|York County Food Bank, Give A Meal, Thanksgiving and Christmas Box Program||The Give A Meal Program is a joint venture between the York County Food Bank and area school districts that seeks to provide holiday meals for families who cannot afford them.
Participating school districts host food drives for non-perishable food goods, and volunteers from the Food Bank package these goods into holiday meals for local families.
Through this program, many families who are not usually able to afford traditional holiday meals are able to enjoy them.
This is also a wonderful way to give back to your community by volunteering to run a drive and/or help prepare the meal boxes for distribution.||York||York County Food Bank||York County Food Bank|