Amberson, PA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 23 food pantries in the Amberson area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Amberson , PA 17210

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Amberson, 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 Amberson , PA.

Area Served:
Amberson , PA



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




Maranatha

30 Miles Away

43 Philadelphia Ave
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 762-3285

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Services:
Helping the Homeless understand how they became homeless and helping them to be able to move from homeless to permanant housing.

Homeless faith based program Food Pantry Budget Counseling, Money Management Serving all walks of life



The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
-- Chinese Proverb




Washington County Community Action Council

38 Miles Away

101 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 797-4161

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kbuchanan@wccac.org

Services:
Provides emergency assistance to county residents in need. Services include but not limited to a summer food program for children, family shelter, and various housing programs. SERVICES: 1) COMMUNITY RESOURCES PROGRAM: Provides assistance to individuals and families with emergency needs. Financial assistance is given in cases involving eviction, mortgages, utility terminations, prescriptions and food is provided through the pantry. Case managers help applicants develop plans to meet their on-going financial needs.2) HOUSING PROGRAMS: Works with homeless or low income individuals and families who are having shelter issues due to emergency or temporary circumstances. In addition to regular budget reviews, the case manager guides the individual or families toward self-sufficiency. Case managers also help with fair housing and landlord/tenant issues. 3) PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Provided for homeless individuals with physical disabilities. Case management is provided to help adults become self-sufficient.4) FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS: Guides interested families or individuals through the steps to becoming a homeowner, including budget counseling, affordability analysis, and assistance in obtaining a down payment.5) THE SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN: Provides nutritionally balanced lunches to children, ages 18 and under, who participate in county-sponsored, summer playground programs.6) OHEP/MEAP/EUSP (Maryland Energy Assistance Program): See separate listing.7) TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM: Provides local transportation by hire to medical appointments and disabled to day programs.8) FOOD PANTRY: Offers supplemental food assistance once a month by appointment only. Must have proof of family size, income, and be a resident of Washington County. NOTE: Must apply for and present a Washington County Food Bank Card.

Hours:
Closed 12PM-1PM for lunch.

Eligibility:
Low-income and homeless individuals and families.



Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
-- Clarence Day




Salvation Army, Washington County

38 Miles Away

534 West Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-2440

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Services:
Provides emergency shelter for homeless women and women withchildren. Also offers homeless and low-income residents access to a foodpantry, soup kitchen, holiday assistance, and a thrift store. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides women and women with children (girls up to19 and boys 12 years and under) emergency shelter 60-days. 2) SOUP KITCHEN: Meal served Monday-Friday from 11:00AM-12:30PM. 3) FOOD PANTRY: Operates Monday-Friday from 9-11AM and 1-3:00PM. Must have thepunch card provided by the Community Action Council, Photo ID, and proof ofaddress are needed. 4) THRIFT STORE: Located at 524 Frederick Street in Hagerstown and is open tothe public Monday-Friday from 9AM-5PM and Saturdays from 9AM-4PM. Individualsand families in need of free clothing and other items must go the SalvationArmy to get a referral before going to the shop. 5) DONATIONS: Food, clothing, furniture, household items and monetary donationsare welcomed. 6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING: Served to persons in need on Wednesday November 21st, 2011from 11:00AM-12:30PM.CHRISTMAS: Provides food baskets and gifts of toys and clothing to families inneed (children 13 and under). Sign up is from October 15th through Novemeber2nd.October 14th, 21st, 28th, and November 2nd sign uptimes are 9AM-11AM and 1PM-7PM.All other days and times are 9AM-11AM and 1PM-3PM.Location for applications during October and November will be: 525 GeorgeStreet.NO CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE After November 2nd.CLIENTS MUST PROVIDE: ID, proof of income forentire household, birth certificates for all children, social security cardsfor entire household, and proof of all household expenses. EASTER: Dinner served to persons in need on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from11:00AM-12:30PM. 7) HOLIDAY DONATIONS: NEW clothing, toys, shoes, toiletries, coats, gloves,hats and scarves as well as food and monetary donations needed.

Hours:
Operation hours vary.

Eligibility:
Homeless and low-income residents.



Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.
-- William Feather




Reach

38 Miles Away

140 West Franklin Street
Suite 300
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-2371

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jstock@reachcaregiver.org

Services:
Provides 24 hour a day crisis intervention, a cold weather shelter, a day resource and referral service, and a program geared specifically towards the needs of the homeless and low income. SERVICES: 1) CRISIS INTERVENTION: Provide assistance with food, medication, water bills (NO OTHER UTILITIES), fuel, car repairs, bus fare, and limited motel placement for families in need. 2) COLD WEATHER SHELTER: Provides homeless adults with shelter during the cold weather months as well as information and resources for help with specific needs. Shelter is open the last Sunday of October and closes the 1st Sun in April. Hours are Mon- Sat, 7PM-7AM and Sun, 3PM-7AM. 3) DAY RESOURCE AND REFERRAL: Helps individuals and families acquire needed resources for rent, rent deposits, utility cut-offs and various other needs including housing and employment. DONATIONS: Monetary donations are welcome and various items for the cold weather shelter are needed. Call or visit web site for information.

Hours:
Other hours by appointment, see description for shelter hours.

Eligibility:
Low income Individuals and families.



Wise old owl lived in an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard: Why can't we all be like that bird.
-- Edward Hersey Richards




Office Of Consumer Advocates

38 Miles Away

265 Mill Street
Suite 200
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 790-5054

Services:
MENTAL HEALTH: The Office of Consumer Advocates, Inc. (OCA) is apeer-support, mental health organization that covers Washington, Allegany andGarrett counties, assisting adults and families who have mental healthchallenges.Programs include Wellnessand Recovery Centers (one in each county), Peer Support and Advocacy program,Listening Line (Washington County), Self-DirectedCare (1:1 recovery program), Food Pantry, andtransportation.Hours vary depending onthe program. SERVICES: 1) LISTENING LINE: Offers supportive listening and information and referrals Monday through Friday from 5-10PM, including holidays. 2) SELF DIRECTED CARE: Helps adult individuals with mental illness put together a personal care plan for services outside the mental health providers. 3) SOUL HAVEN: A drop-in-center that operates Thursday and Friday 4-8PM; Saturday and Sunday 12-4PM. Provides a safe place for mentally ill individuals to gather and take part in fellowship. Offers a resource library, TV, crafts, snacks, access to computers, games, weekly groups, community outings, out of county trips, peer support, workshops, education and a hot meal. 4) FOOD PANTRY: Offers food to mentally ill and seniors within government income guidelines. 5) TRANSPORTATION: Offers free transportation to mentally ill and seniors for mental health appointments or programs when other means of transportation have been refused. Must give 48hrs notice. ,

Eligibility:
Adults and seniors with a mental illness and their families or caregivers.



You will find only what you bring in.
-- Yoda




Mt. Hope, Inc.

38 Miles Away

25 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 791-2550

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Services:
Offers programs to resident offenders, ex-offenders and their families. Provides a speakers bureau for the community and networks with local Faith-based organizations and civic groups. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Clients MUST have food bank card from CAC (Community Action Counsel). Offers produce, fruits and vegetables once a week to eligible families of inmates, victims, and the needy. 2) TREE of HOPE: Sponsors Christmas program that includes a Christmas party, toys, clothing, and a food basket for children under the age of 16 whose parent or parents are incarcerated within the county. Inmates are referred to the Christmas program through the jail chaplain. Provides furniture, household items, and clothing for inmate families and the needy throughout the year. 3) PRISON VISITATION: Offers inmates a free Bible Study Correspondence Course, Bibles, Christian literature, and other resources while they are incarcerated. Chaplains offer counseling to offenders and their families. 4) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for employment, clothing, food, transportation, emergency shelter and other community resources. 5) DONATIONS: Monetary gifts, furniture, household items, clothing and food needed. Toys (new) are welcome for the (children of inmates) Christmas program.

Hours:
Closed for lunch and prayer 11:30-1PM daily.

Eligibility:
Offenders, ex-offenders and their families.



Wealth is not in making money, but in making the man while he is making money.
-- John Wicker




Food Resources

38 Miles Away

220 McRand Court
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-4002

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lynnj@mysctv.net

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: A food warehouse from which other charitable organizations, such as emergency food pantries or soup kitchens, can obtain food and other items for their food programs. Program is also open to the public. Must call for details. DONATIONS: Monetary and food donations needed.

Eligibility:
Organization must be a registered 501(C), must document that over 50% of their clients are low income, and must provide food free of charge to the needy, ill, children or elderly.



Ambition never comes to an end.
-- Yoshida Kenko




Four States Christian Missions

38 Miles Away

125 North Prospect Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 739-1165
hopecenter@verizon.net

Services:
NOTE: A referral from DSS or Community Action Council,

Hours:
Operations: 24 hours day/7 days week.

Eligibility:
Ages 5 and up for Wildside, 13-18 for Wildside Extreme and 18 or older to stay in shelter or transitional housing.



I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
-- James R. Cook




St. Mark's Lutheran Church

38 Miles Away

601 Washington Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-7550

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stmarkslc@myactv.net

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides low-income individuals and families who reside in the county a 3-4 day supply of food up to once a month.DONATIONS: Monetary and non-perishable food donations, plastic bags, and personal care items are,

Eligibility:
Resident individuals and families in need.



How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
-- G.k Chesterton




Faith Chapel Ministries

38 Miles Away

14 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 791-1674

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Services:
NOTE: First time clients must have a photo ID or agency referral and than will receive a food pantry card (In Emergency food situations needs will be met).,

Hours:
Food Bank: 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30-6:30PM.

Eligibility:
Low income residents.



Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement.
-- Paul J. Fleyer