Arcola, PA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 66 food pantries in the Arcola area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Arcola , PA 19420

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

Area Served:
Arcola , PA



Rapists die in fires.
-- Unknown




Lord S Pantry Of Downingtown

17 Miles Away

141 E. Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 873-1149

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Services:
To provide emergency food services to individuals and families in need

Local food drives held by churches, organizations and individuals



Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
-- Thomas Alva Edison




SHARE Food Program, Philadelphia

22 Miles Away

2901 West Huntington Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 223-2220

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info@sharefoodprogram.org

Services:
SHARE is a purchase food program at discounted prices in exchange for community service.  Our program links SHARE to Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Eastern Shore Maryland, New Jersey, and New York by a network of Host organizations bringing SHARE to their communities.  Based in Philadelphia, SHARE is a community-based food network distributing packages of food worth $45.00 containing meats, fruits, vegetables and grocery items for the cost of the package and two hours of community service.  To learn more about us, visit our website at www.sharefoodprogram.org or call 800-595-3663.

Eligibility:
Anyone is eligible

Area Served:
Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Eastern Shore of Maryland, New Jersey, and Metro New York

Documents To Bring:
There is no application: Call, fax or email your food order.



Fail your way to the top.
-- Jeff Olsen




Share Food Program, Inc

22 Miles Away

2901 W Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 223-2220

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Services:
The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism. Do good. Feel good. Eat good. A smart idea that brings community and healthy food together.




Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.
-- Arnold Glasow




Chosen 300 Ministries Inc

22 Miles Away

1116 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 765-9806

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Services:
To bring Christians of different membership groups together; helping them to realize that despite their differences in their race, ethnic group, denomination, social class, economic classes, or the diverse ways they practice their faith; they can unify ourselves for the common good. The purpose of their unification is to distribute meals & services to the homeless; To provide pre-release classes to incarcerated persons: and afford positive value programs for inter-city youth.

Distributing over 80,000 Full Course Meals A Year To The Homeless. Providing Pre-Release and Motivational Classes in 2 county prisons. Affording effective programs for underprivileged youth.



It is enough that we set out to mold the motley stuff of life into some form of our own choosing; when we do, the performance is itself the wage.
-- Learned Hand




New Knollwood Civic Association, Food Closet

25 Miles Away

4 Colby Avenue
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 793-1627
knollwoodt@comcast.net

Eligibility:
Unspecified

Area Served:
Claymont and Northern New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment. Must bring photo ID and proof of income.



When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
-- Cynthia Heimel




Holy Rosary Food Closet

25 Miles Away

3200 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 798-1513

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office@hrparish.com

Services:
Must call ahead for appointment during hours of operation 302-798-1513 Mondays & Thursdays, 9:30AM to 11:30 AM.  During the month of August, Thursdays only due to volunteers' vacations. 

Eligibility:
Unspecified

Area Served:
New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment.



Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
-- Abigail Adams




Claymont Community Center, Food Closet

25 Miles Away

3301 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 792-2757

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info@claymontcenter.org

Services:

All requests for food are by APPOINTMENT ONLY and the following required documentation is necessary:

1 Picture ID, Birth Certificates or Social Security Cards

Hours:
Also open every third Friday of the month from 9:00am until 1:00pm.

Eligibility:
Residents of Claymont, Edgemoor/Brandywine Hundred; and surrounding areas

Area Served:
Claymont and Northern New Castle County

Documents To Bring:
No Walk-in. Must bring photo ID, electric bill and proof of income



Jane Heard.
-- One




Helping Others Resources, Inc.

26 Miles Away

1401 Hillside Terrace
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(856) 665-3565

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Services:
their goal is to encourage and to provide limited assistance to the broken hearted, that have become subject to their nations debilitating economic dilemma

Soup kitchen to feed the homeless and distraute.Mental health service (Crisis or progesive).Temporary shelter and transitional living.



Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one.
-- Vladimir Nabokov




Food Bank Of South Jersey

26 Miles Away

1501 John Tipton Blvd
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(856) 662-4884

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Services:
To help eliminate hunger and malnutrition in the ftheir counties they serve in southern New Jersey?Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem.

CURRENT PROGRAMS Direct Delivery program ensures that donated food reaches hungry families and individuals living in rural areas of southern New Jersey. They provide weekly deliveries to 46 charitable feeding organizations with food they would not otherwise be able to distribute to their clients. Kids Cafe program provides at-risk children with a safe place to receive hot meals, nutrition education and enriching academic and recreational activities. In partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County, it has expanded to three sites and benefits 160 children. Food Acquisition Project ensures that the FBSJ has greater access to the millions of pounds of surplus food that is thrown away each year. Because so much of the wasted food in their country is made up of fresh, healthy items like fresh fruits and vegetables, this initiative also helps improve the quality of food they distribute. Healthy, perishable items are especially critical for sustaining programs that feed vulnerable populations, such as children and the elderly. Fruit Basket project ensures that every after school or summer camp program has a consistent supply of fresh fruits so that children will have a healthy alternative for snack food. Along with the supply of fruit they will offer age appropriate mini nutrition classes to help children learn the benefits of healthy eating. FUTURE PROGRAMS Agency Capacity Expansion program is designed to strengthen the fragile network of charitable feeding programs to distribute more food safely and efficiently in under served communities. Utilizing internal resources and industry experts they provide training in food safety, inventory control, volunteer management, and fundraising and food acquisition methods. Operation Frontline is a national program administered locally is a nutrition education program that fights childhood hunger by teaching families how to make healthy and budget-wise food choices. With six different courses that target adults, teens and children, Operation Frontline takes a cooking-centered approach to nutrition education. Chefs and nutritionists volunteer to teach classes that feature hands-on meal preparation, basic nutrition, food safety, menu planning, food budgeting and healthy snacking. They are scheduled to launch this program in Fall 2007.



Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.
-- James Bryant Conant




Greater Berks Food Bank

28 Miles Away

1011 Tuckerton Ct
Reading, PA 19605
6109265802202

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Services:
The mission of the Greater Berks Food Bank is to feed the hungry by acquiring and distributing food to people in need.

Support for their programs comes from a variety of sources. Gifts from Individuals, Grants from Foundations, Workplace Giving Campaigns, and Corporate Sponsorship and Cause-Related Marketing are all sources from which they receive generous financial support. These funds used to carry out their mission of feeding hungry people in America.



Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
-- Angelique Arnauld