Adamstown, MD
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 312 food pantries in the Adamstown area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Adamstown , MD 21710

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Adamstown, MD 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 Adamstown , MD.

Area Served:
Adamstown , MD



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St. Paul's Luthern Church, Frederick

6 Miles Away

3866 Jefferson Pike
Jefferson, MD 21755
(301) 834-7020

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Services:
NOTE: Targets residents in the Jefferson (21755) area of Frederick County, however will help travelers in need when possible. FOOD BANK: Provides a food bank for local families in need. Donations welcomed.

Hours:
1st & 3rd Saturday of the month.10-11:30AM.

Eligibility:
Targets residents in the Jefferson area of Frederick County.



What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson




Wumco Help

7 Miles Away

21140 Beallsville Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
(301) 972-8481

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wumco@prodigy.net

Services:
Offers emergency food, financialassistanceand holiday programs to those in need living in the catchment area.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Available for individuals and families in need. Call for information.2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: Food baskets offered for anyone in need. Must call first. Sign up Oct 1st (until list is full). Distribution: Week of Thanksgiving. No referral needed. o CHRISTMAS: Food baskets provided to anyone in need and new toys for children. Call first. Sign up starts on 10/1/11- 12/7/11. No referral needed. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Available for evictions, utility turn-offs, water bills, prescriptions, autoexpensesand child day care expenses. 4)TRANSPORTATION: Will provide transportation to medical appointments. Call to schedule a pick-up.HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts food and new toys.

Eligibility:
Any resident in need.



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-- Connie Chung




Frederick County Humane Society

9 Miles Away

217 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 694-8300

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director@fchs.org

Services:
Offers an array of pet services to county residents.SERVICE:1) EDUCATIONAL CLASSES: Offers county residents, groups, and schools educational classes for dog obedience and problem solving.2) VETERINARY SERVICES: Offers emergency veterinary assistance, low cost spay and neuter, and a micro-chip program 3) PET FOOD BANK: Offers a small food bank for needy families with pets.4) PET BEREAVEMENT: Offers pet bereavement sessions.5) RESCUE AND CRUELTY ISSUES: Refers pet rescue and animal cruelty issues to animal control.DONATIONS: Canned and dry pet food as well as monetary donations welcomed.

Eligibility:
Open to public.



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-- Richard M. DeVos




Centennial-caroline Street United Methodist Church

9 Miles Away

8 West Second Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 620-1001
info@secondstreetandhope.org

Services:
Offers food, clothing, sleeping bags, and hygine items to individuals and families in need. Emergency needs are considered and addressed when funding is available. Referrals to other local agencies are also provided. Services: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides warm meals 2 days a week; Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30PM and Saturdays from 5-6:30PM. 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides food boxes to individuals and families on Wednesdays form 6:30-7:30PM and Saturdays from 5-6:30PM. Individuals and families may make a request one time per month. 3) OTHER NEEDS MET: Provides the following items when available: baby food, formulas, personal hygiene items, detergent, paper products, blankets, and sleeping bags. During the cold months a free coat handout is open to all ages. 4) DONATIONS: May be dropped off at the church, 8 West Second Street Frederick, on Wednesday from 4-9PM and Saturday from 3-9PM. Needed items include: spam, canned beef stew, canned single course dinners, canned pasta, instant potatos, spagetti sauce, boxed macaroni and cheese, breakfast cereal, boxed snacks and desserts, cookies, and crackers, Baby items needed are diapers, wipes, formula, and baby food. Gently used blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless. Monetary donations and grocery gift cards are welcomed. For more Information about volunteering or donating contact Pastor Mike Albro at 410-596-4122 or milea8811@comcast.net ,

Eligibility:
Open to the public.



I don't know any parents that look into the eyes of a newborn baby and say, "How can we screw this kid up.".
-- Russell Bishop




Salvation Army, Montgomery County

9 Miles Away

223 west 5th Street
Frederick, MD 21705
(301) 662-2311

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allison_bohn@uss.salvationarmy.org

Services:
HEATING PROGRAM WAFF: (January- May) Offers financial assistance for heating costs. Must be primary source of heat. Also offers food referral; contact Maxine. FUEL FUND: Assists clients with primary heat in home.MUST be assisted by MEAP first 301-909-6300.NOTE: Call day before if in need of food before it's time to go to Manna Food Center.

Eligibility:
Anyone who needs assistance and meets income guidelines. Will qualify for assistance if: your income is within Fuel Fund guidelines and you have a turn-off notice and you have not received help from the fuel fund in the past 12 months.



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-- Charlton Heston




Religious Coalition For Emergency Human Needs

9 Miles Away

27 Degrange Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 631-2670

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Services:
Offers qualified residents financial assistance, referrals to food pantries and one-night emergency shelter. Operates Emergency Cold Weather Shelters, schedules free medical appointments Mission of Mercy mobile health unit, and offers Christmas assistance to needy families.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers financial assistance for prescriptions, health and dental care, utilities, security deposits, and eviction prevention.2) FOOD: Operates 5 food pantries that provide emergency food for individuals and families throughout the county. Clients are limited to 2 visits per month. Also distributes the government surplus food commodities program for the county.3) CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE: Offers Christmas assistance (toys and clothing) to needy families with children through 12 years of age. Applications will be taken Saturday, Oct. 20th from 9AM-2PM, Monday, Oct. 22nd from 3-6PM, Tuesday, Oct. 23rd from 10AM-4PM, Wednesday, Oct. 24th from 10AM-2PM, Thursday, Oct. 25th from 10AM-2PM, Friday, Oct. 26th from 1-5PM, and Saturday, Oct. 27th from 9AM-2PM. MUST have proof of all income and expenses of the family, picture ID or birth certificate for all adults and birth certificate or medical card with date of birth for each child. Applicants MUST PRESENT ALL required paperwork before an application will be taken. If you or someone in your family has applied to another organization such as the Salvation Army you are not eligible for assistance. Children 13 through 17 years of age may be listed on application with the understanding they MAY receive a gift ONLY if sufficient funds are available.Pick up Time will be given upon completion of your application. Please leave a number where you can be reached. Gifts not picked up on scheduled date and time will be distributed to other applicants.4) MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS: Schedules free medical appointments for MISSION of MERCY mobile health unit.5) COLD WEATHER SHELTERS: Day and night shelters are open November through March for homeless adult men or women with no children.6) EXODUS: Program runs from April-Oct. Designed to move clients out of homelessness to job training and housing.7) INFORMATION & REFERRALS: Makes referrals for clothing and other health and human services.8) DONATIONS: Welcomes monetary donations as well as food, cold weather clothing, linens, and toiletries. Call or visit web site for further information.

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 10AM-2PM; Tues, 10AM-4PM.

Eligibility:
Low-income families and individuals.



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-- Lou Holtz




Frederick Rescue Mission

9 Miles Away

419 West South Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 695-6633

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Services:
Offers a long-term residential recovery from chemical dependency program for men. Operates a daily soup kitchen that includes holiday meals as well as a food pantry for county residents.SERVICES:1) BEACON HOUSE: A twelve month, Christ-centered, comprehensive residential program for men. Each man participating in the program must be committed to conquering his addiction to drugs or alcohol by fully engaging in every aspect of the program. Residents are equipped with tools needed for a successful future through the Lindsey Learning Center and taking classes at Frederick Community College.2) BREAD of LIFE COMMUNITY KITCHEN: Provides breakfast and lunch daily to men, women, and children. Meals are warm and nutritious and served at the Beacon House, 419 West South Street, Frederick from 6-7AM and 12-1PM. Sunday breakfast is 7-8AM; Lunch is 1-2PM.3) FOOD BOXES: Serving the elderly, sick, and working poor by providing food boxes that are supplied with nourishing meals for those unable to attend our meal times. Food boxes are prepared to feed any size family for at least three to five days.4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: Offers a meal to anyone in need on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day as well as Easter (2013) from 12-4PM. Beacon House, 419 West South Street. Volunteers 12 and older needed to assist in preparation, serving of meals and clean up. Sign-up for Thanksgiving food boxes is Nov 12-16 between and pick-up is Saturday, Nov. 17th. To sign up please call 301-695-6633.5) RESCUED TREASURES, CLOTHING, AND FURNITURE PROGRAM: Vouchers for gently used clothing and furniture may be obtained via the Religious Coalition, 301-631-2670or the Community Action Agency, 301-600-1506. Items may be obtained Mon-Fri, 10AM-4PM at the Rescue Mission, 419 West South Street, Frederick.6) DONATION: If interested in donating gently used clothing or furniture, contact the Recycling Department at 301-695-6633 ext. 207 to schedule a pick up or a time to drop off donations.

Hours:
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility:
Men with chemical addiction for residential program. Low-income individuals and families for other programs.



Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
-- Unknown




Frederick Community Action Agency

9 Miles Away

100 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 600-1506

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mspurrier@cityoffrederick.com

Services:
Provides programs and services that assist mentally ill, disabled, homeless, and low-income residents. SERVICES: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: See separate listing. Frederick CAA, Soup Kitchen. 2) FREDERICK FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food 6 days/week. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri, 2-4PM; Wed, 7-9PM; Bread available, 1st come/1st served, Monday-Friday during business hours to community residents. Located at 14 East All Saints Street. 3) FREDERICK TRANSITIONAL SHELTER: Offers a 31-bed shelter with supportive services to homeless families with children and adults with physical disabilities. 4) HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS (ATC) and PRIMARY ADULT CARE PROGRAM (PAC): See separate listing. 5) HOUSING ASSISTANCE: See separate listing.6) PATH PROJECT: Provides case management and outreach services to people who are homeless and seriously mentally ill. 7) PRESCRIPTION SERVICES: See separate listings - Medbank of Maryland, Inc. and Primary Adult Care Program. 8) SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM: Offers a free lunch to school age children. Lunch is offered Monday-Friday, 12-1PM. 9) TRANSITIONAL APARTMENTS: Provides up to 24 months of transitional housing and supportive services for families. Families residing in transitional apartments must first be admitted and stabilized in transitional shelter. 10) VAN RUN: Operates on Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-12PM. to transport clients to a variety of local human service agencies, including social services, citizens services, health department, social security, job service and Frederick Community College.11) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: See separate listing. Frederick CAA, Weatherization Assistance.

Eligibility:
Homeless, low to moderate income individuals and families.



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-- Shirley Hufstedler




Brunswick Ecumenical Asst Committee On Need

9 Miles Away

111 First Avenue
Brunswick, MD 21716
(301) 834-9718

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Services:
Provides a food pantry and holiday assistance to residents of the Greater Brunswick area.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food and emergency financial assistance to area residents.Offers referrals to resources for shelter, clothing,andother essentials.2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING BASKET: Thanksgiving food basket is offered to regular clients during their regular food pick-up.CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE: Offers families with children age 12 and under in Brunswick schools Christmas assistance for children's toys and clothing. Sign up for families is October 11th, 18, and 25th from 6-8PM, October 17thand 27th from 10-12PM. Sign up and Distribution will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, 114 East A Street.Distribution will be December 5th and 6th from 10AM-4PM.Applicants must provide ID with proof of address, proof of income, and social security cards for the entire household, proof of bills, and a wish list for each child as well as clothing size.

Hours:
If no answer leave message and call will be returned within 24 hours. Food Bank also has hours on the 1st Saturday of each month, 10:30AM-Noon.

Eligibility:
Needy residents of the Greater Brunswick area.



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-- Peter McWilliams




Religious Coalition For Emergency Human Needs

11 Miles Away

301 West Main Street
Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 371-3182
bthom206@aol.com

Services:
NOTE: Targets the Middletown, Myersville, and Burkittsville areas. Must show a photo ID and 1st page of previous year tax return. FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food and gently used clothing to low-income residents. Also makes referrals to other community services based upon need. DONATIONS: Non-perishable food, gently used clothing, and monetary donations welcomed.

Eligibility:
Low-income residents of the middletown area.



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