Acosta, PA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 13 food pantries in the Acosta area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Acosta , PA 15520

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Acosta, PA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Acosta , PA.

Area Served:
Acosta , PA



Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon --but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx --the world went around, it didn't stop for a second. It's sad but true. John Kennedy, right?
-- Bob Dylan




Maryland Food Bank

36 Miles Away

816 Frederick Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-2797

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dloar@atlanticbb.net

Services:
NOTE: Must be a non-profit organization that offers a food pantry or soup kitchen to its residents. Coordinates the procurement and distribution of food donations from manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and government agencies to be distributed to non-profit organizations providing free food to county residents. SERVICES: 1) GENERAL SERVICES: Obtains, stores, and distributes food supplies and non-food supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, dish washing and laundry detergent to qualified non-profit agencies. 2) DONATIONS: Accepts food and non-food donations as well as monetary donations.

Eligibility:
Non-profit agencies such as food pantries and soup kitchens.



I use nothing but the best ingredients. My cookies are always baked fresh. I price cookies so that you cannot make them at home for any less. And I still give cookies away.
-- Debbie Fields




St. Martin's Ministries

36 Miles Away

14376 Benedictine Lane
Cumberland, MD
(410) 634-1140

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operationsdirector@stmartinsministries.org

Services:
Provides food pantry, financial assistance for security deposit, utility cut-off and eviction prevention to low income families in Caroline County and other mid-shore counties. Also operates a thrift store that is open to the public.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a 4-day supply of emergency food. Disposable diapers and baby formula occasionally are available. Must provide proof of income, social security cards for all family member, photo id and show monthly expenses. Pantry is open Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30-11:30AM and Wed 6-7:30PM. Approved applicants may also receive a clothing voucher to be used towards items in the Thrift Shop. 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: Registration for Thanksgiving food baskets begins Nov1.Call for an appointment to fill out an application for assistance during normal business hours. Distribution will be 11/23-11/24. Christmas Basketapplication will begin12/1 and distribution will be 12/22-12/23.Approved applicants willalso receive a $15 clothing voucher to be used towards items in the Thrift Shop. 3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers used clothing, furniture and small household goods. Open to the public on Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30-11:30AM and Wed 6-7:30PM.4) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance once every 18 months for first month's rent, security deposit or to prevent eviction or utility turn-off. Must provide proof of need and income. In-person interviews are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Call to be screened and for appointment times. 5) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Provides schools supplies for families that come for food assistance during the month of August. Supplies are limited for children in Pre-K thru Third grade.6) MARYLAND RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Offers a 12-month rent subsidy program to low income families who are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless or are in need of emergency housing. Eligibility Income Guidelines:1 person $18,750 2 person $21,4503 person $24,100 4 person $26,8005 person $28,950 6 person $31,1007 person $33,200 8 person $35,350DONATIONS: Accepts monetary, clothing, small household items, toys and books in good condition.

Hours:
Pantry & Thrift Store hours: Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30AM-11:30AM & Wed 6-7:30PM.

Eligibility:
See notes.



It's not the hours you put in, but what you put into the hours that count.
-- E James Rohn




St. Mark's Community Church

36 Miles Away

221 East Harrison Street
Cumberland, MD 21501
(301) 777-8863

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provide gift cards for food from Martin's grocery store to low income or homeless individuals and families.

Eligibility:
Low income or homeless families and individuals.



Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
-- Wayne Dyer




Second Baptist Church

36 Miles Away

1 Grand Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-5190
secondbaptist4@verizon.net

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food, at times baby formula, and occasional financial assistance for utilities to area residents. Clients may visit food pantry no more than 6 times per year.

Eligibility:
Targeted to low-income and homeless residents of the county. Proof of income and photo ID required.



When I hear somebody sigh that "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?".
-- Sydney Harris




Salvation Army, Allegany County

36 Miles Away

701 East First Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-7600

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Services:
OVERVIEW:Provides a food pantry, financial and holiday assistance, as well as an after school and summer camp program for the youth. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY:Offers non-perishable items from in house pantry. NOTE: Food pantry by appointment only. Must have photo ID, proof of income for everyone in household, birth certificate, or social security cards. 2) CLOTHING AND FURNITURE: Offers gently used clothing and furniture to individuals and families in needed. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Emergency funds available one time per year for fuel, utilities, and rent. 4) YOUTH PROGRAMS: Provides after school programs during school year and a day camp in the summer. 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSED Eligibility for holiday assistance is determined on a case-by-case basis. Signup for Christmas assistance is September 17th through October 5th, Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM. CHRISTMAS: Food baskets are given with toys and gift cards for children 12 and under. CLIENTS MUST BRING: Photo ID, proof of income for entire household, SS cards or birth certificates for entire household, and an itemized list of expenses for the last 30 days.6) HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Holiday food,clothing, coats and gloves, shoes, toys, toiletries, and monetary donations are needed for the holidays. New items only. 7) DONATIONS:Monetary donations, non-perishable food items, gently used clothing and furniture needed.

Eligibility:
Open to the public.



Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
-- Ruth E Renkel




Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission

36 Miles Away

125 Virginia Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-5970

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Services:
VOLUNTEERS: Matches volunteers, ages 55 and older, with community service opportunities. Opportunities include, reading tutors for children, delivering meals to shut-ins, helping at blood drives, visit and/or entertain nursing home residents, usher for theatrical productions, sort and pack food at food banks/pantries and for SHIP programs, serve as hospice and hospital volunteers, provide support to non-profit agencies, assist at local senior centers, and help with other projects geared to their individual skills.

Eligibility:
Individuals age 55 and older.



Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
-- Earl Wilson




City Of Refuge Ministries

36 Miles Away

401 West Industrial Boulevard
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 697-3676

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questions@cityofrefugeonline.com

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Offers emergency food to qualified individuals and families in need.

Hours:
Office hours 9AM-5PM.

Eligibility:
Follow WIC program guidelines.



Tough times never last but tough people do.
-- Robert Schuller




La Vale United Methodist Church

36 Miles Away

565 National Highway
Cumberland, MD 21502
(240) 727-7753
jrkatlady@atlanticbb.net

Services:
NOTE: Targets service to LaVale area residents.FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable emergency food to eligible residents. Donations of non-perishable food are welcomed.

Hours:
Mon, Tues and Thur, 1:30-3PM.

Eligibility:
Moderate to low income residents of the LaVale area.



Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
-- Pilgrims




Interfaith Food Pantry

36 Miles Away

301 Cumberland Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-7882

Services:
NOTE: Must be referred by DSS, another human service agency or church and have photo ID. FOOD PANTRY: Provides needy residents access to groceries up to 4 times per year. First 3 visits clients receive vouchers that are redeemable with local merchants for perishable groceries. The 4th visit they are given non-perishable food from the pantry. Occasionally offers Ensure and infant formula. DONATIONS: Monetary and non-perishable food donations are welcomed.

Eligibility:
Low income residents in need.



Life is a play. It's not its length, but its performance that counts.
-- Seneca




Healing Hunger Food Services

36 Miles Away

12504 Nave Cross Road North East
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-4467
healinghunger@yahoo.com

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides low income community members access to a food bank. Must meet income guidelines. Food bank hours are Wednesday, Thursday 8AM-2PM and Friday 8AM-5PM.

Eligibility:
Must meet income guidelines. Call for further information.



Attitudes are the forerunners of conditions.
-- Eric Butterworth