Annapolis, MD
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 332 food pantries in the Annapolis area.


Salvation Army, Annapolis

3 Miles Away

351 Hilltop Lane
Annapolis, MD 21403

(410) 263-4091

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lisa_lima@uss.salvationarmy.org

Services:
Provides emergency assistance to Maryland residents in Southern Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, & St. Mary's Counties.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Offers non-perishable and perishable, which is available once every two months. No referral necessary and individuals should have a photo ID and proof of residence required. 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals with BGE turn-off notices, water bills,and heating oil only when funds are available. Once every 12 months. Photo ID, proof of residence and turn off notice required. Must be MEAP eligible.ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, effective July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013GROSS INCOME Monthly Annually1 $1,628.95 $19,547.502 $2,206.45 $26,477.503 $2,783.95 $33,407.504 $3,361.45 $40,337.505 $3,938.95 $47,267.506 $4,516.45 $54,197.50FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $577.50; $6,930.003) CLOTHING: Provides clothing for men, women and children occasionally when available. Call first for availability of items. Distributed during office hours. Can give clothing vouchers.4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSED REGISTRATIONSEPT 24-28. Call to be assigned an appointment.oCHRISTMAS: Will providefood vouchers, clothing, and gifts for children 12 years and under. Bring to appointmentthree gift suggestions (less than $50) for each child & clothing sizes.oCOMMUNITY WIDE THANKSGIVING DINNER: Will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 11:30AM-1:30PM, 351 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis.5) YOUTH CHARACTER BUILDING PROGRAMS: Provides character building programs for boys and girls aged 4-18. Similar to Scouting Programs.6) DONATIONS: Welcomes clothing, food, toys, toiletries, gloves, and monetary donations.7) CAMP - Kids are sent to The Salvation Army's Camp Tomahawk in Hedgesville, WV, for a week of fun in the sun. Activities include Badgework, Games, Swimming, Fishing, Ropes Courses, Day and Evening Programs, Education and so much more! Applications taken in May.MUST have ALL of the following required documentation for Christmas:--Valid Maryland ID card --SS cards for all household members --Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter)--Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc)--Proof of residence (Section 8, public housing or HUD)--Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 12 years and under


Hours:
Closed 12:30-1:30PM

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of services.


A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.
-- Saint Exupery

Lutheran Mission Society Of Maryland

3 Miles Away

230 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 269-5016

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ljaseph@lutheranmissionsociety.org

Services:
Provides a food,clothing and spiritual care to people in need. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD and CLOTHING: Offers non-perishable food items to individuals in need, and clothing to men, women and children. Assistance is provided on Wed at 9:30AM, and individuals are only eligible once per month. Also accepts donations of,


Hours:
Food and Clothing offered on Wed at 9AM.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.


To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
-- Meister Eckhart

Lighthouse, The

3 Miles Away

10 Hudson Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 263-1835

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klwilliams@annapolislighthouse.org

Services:
Provides an emergency shelter, transitional and supportive housing, a food pantry and lunch program and financial assistance. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides a drug/alcohol free emergency shelter for men, women and children for up to 30-90 days. Call for availability. Residents receive case management, counseling and other supportive services. 2) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING: Accepts families with children for up to 2 years in the Anchor House. Residents receive case management, counseling and other supportive services. 3) SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Provides long term housing for single females without children. 4)FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable and perishable food items Tue, 2-4PM, Wed, 5-7PM & Thur, 2-4PM. Food available one time per month on a walk-in basis. A picture ID is required, since this program is ONLY for Anne Arundel county residents. 6) BAG LUNCH: Provides a bag lunch to anyone. Held Mon-Fri, 11AM-Noon.7) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals the 1st Mon of each month,(must be there before 7:30AM). Walk-in basis. Assists with eviction prevention or utility turn-off. Funds are usually depleted in two hours. This program will pay the last $125 for a utility bill and the last $200 for an eviction. Must have ID, eviction or utility turn-off notice, proof of other resources for the unpaid bill and proof of any assistance received from other agencies. Available ONLY for Anne Arundel county residents.


Hours:
Services: 24 hour/day, 7 days/ week.

Eligibility:
Financial assistance and the food pantry is only for Anne Arundel County residents. All other programs area open to any Maryland resident.


What we are looking for is what is looking.
-- St Francis Assisi

Heritage Baptist Church

3 Miles Away

1740 Forest Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 263-6680

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sally.morehead@verizon.net

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides mostly non-perishable food items to individuals. Sometimes offer perishable food items. Individuals must have a picture ID with current address and may receive food once a month. Food is available Tue and Thur, 9-11AM.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone.


Do your work; not just your work and no more, but a little more for the lavishing's sake -- that little more which is worth all the rest.
-- Dean Briggs

Food Link

3 Miles Away

2666 Riva Road
3rd Floor
Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 897-3941

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pgorgon@foodlinkmaryland.org

Services:
Provides families of Anne Arundel County with emergency baby supplies, food and pantry referrals.SERVICES: 1) BABY SUPPLIES: Can offer families in crisis baby supplies such as food, diapers and clothes (up to size 2). In some cases can provide baby furniture, noguarantee. There are 6 locations, however the best course is to call and be referred to a specific location.2) FOOD PANTRY: Can provide emergency food to those in need. Call during business hours and request assistance. Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM.3) FOOD REFERRALS: Will assist callers in finding a local pantry that will serve them and provide a foodreferralif needed.4) FRESH PRODUCE: Provides free fresh produce to those in need every (call to confirm) Fri, 9-11AM at the Farmer's Market Pavilion on the corner of Truman and Riva. It is suggested that people arrive early to sign up to receive assistance.Acts as a food provider for 75 feeding programs.

Eligibility:
Open to Anne Arundel County residents in crisis.


The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
-- John D Rockefeller

First Baptist Church Of Eastport

3 Miles Away

208 Chesapeake Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

(410) 268-7378

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food to persons in need on Tue, 10AM-Noon. Individuals can only receive assistance once a month.

Eligibility:
Persons 18 and over.


A positive attitude can really make dreams come true -- it did for me.
-- Zina Garrison

Asbury United Methodist Church

3 Miles Away

87 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 268-9500

1asbury@verizon.net

Services:
Provides a soup kitchen and food pantry. SERVICES:1) SOUP KITCHEN: Offers hot meals every Sat, 12-3PM. 2) FOOD GIVEAWAYS: Provides food giveaways held on Tues, Wed, Fri, 9:30AM-12:30PM. At food giveaways, bread, pastries, and other foods except fruits and vegetables are given away. Fruit and vegetable giveaways are held mainly on Fri, 9:30AM-12:30PM (sometimes on Tues and Wed). Because the actual date varies, depending on when food is received from the food banks, callers should phone the Mission to verify food availability before they walk-in.


Hours:
See notes for soup kitchen and food giveaways.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in the church area.


Hope is the parent of faith.
-- Cyrus A. Bartol

Church Of St. John The Evangelist

7 Miles Away

689 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146

(410) 647-4884

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Services:
Provides emergency food and financial assistance to residents living in their catchment area. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers emergency food. Offers non-perishable food items. Formula and pampers occasionally are available.2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:


Hours:
Tue and Thur, 10AM-Noon and 2-4PM; Fri, 10AM-Noon.

Eligibility:
Open to residents in need.


On a single winged word hath hung the destiny of nations.
-- Wendall Phillips

Severna Park Assistance Network

7 Miles Away

400 Benfield Road
Severna Park, MD 21146

(410) 647-0889

Visit Website

spanhelps@yahoo.com

Services:
Provides a food pantry, financial aid and holiday assistance to anyone within their catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Pantry is available to residents in specific zip codes and individuals can walk in for services. Client must provide a picture ID and Social Security card. Pantry can be used up to 3 times (at least a week apart) with a 3 month waiting period before visiting again. Offers non-perishable food items.,


Hours:
Additional hours on Mon, 5-7PM.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need in the service area (see notes).


I feel like a micro cog in a macrocosm.
-- Mary Guyette

St. Vincent De Paul Of Baltimore

8 Miles Away

515 Loch Haven Road
Edgewater, MD 21037

(443) 203-1002

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Services:
Provides financial assistance and a food pantry to residents of southern Anne Arundel County.SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for eviction prevention, rent assistance, utility turn off, prescriptions, heating fuel and water bills.Individuals must go to the Annapolis CAC first, located at 251 West Street. Individuals should bring a current picture ID and proof of residence. Must call to schedule an appointment Mon, 10-11:15AM.2) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items on Wed and Fri 10AM-Noon.


Hours:
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility:
Low-income persons in need.


Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.
-- Susan Coolidge



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