Artemas, PA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 44 food pantries in the Artemas area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Artemas , PA 17211

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Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Artemas, 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 Artemas , PA.

Area Served:
Artemas , PA



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Interfaith Works

14 Miles Away

114 West Montgomery Avenue
Hancock, MD
(301) 762-8682

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info@iworksmd.org

Services:
Educates and advocates for social justice and provides emergency food, clothing, shelter and financial assistance for those in need. SERVICES: 1) INTERFAITH CLOTHING CENTER: Offers children's and adults' clothing, sheets, towels, blankets and small quantities of dishes, pots and pans. Items distributed Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, and for disabled clients only Wednesdays. Center is located at 751 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20851.2) FRIENDS IN ACTION: Program where teams work in mentoring groups of 5-10 people, who volunteer to help at-risk and homeless families identify their strengths and develop attainable and manageable goals toward self-sufficiency. A one-year commitment is required. 3) COMMUNITY BASED SHELTER: Offers an overnight shelter for women and families with a variable length of stay. Provides access to mental health treatment, addiction counseling, and job skills training. 4) SOPHIA HOUSE WOMEN'S ASSESSMENT CENTER: Offers a safe shelter and critical case management for chronically mentally ill homeless women, including assessment for appropriate housing and treatment. 5) HORIZON HOUSE: Provides transitional housing where homeless disabled women and men share a home with the support of a caseworker. 6) CONGREGATION & COMMUNITY EMERGENCY SUPPORT: Provides resources and technical assistance to CMMC congregations and non profit agencies; administers grants to prevent evictions, foreclosures and utility cut-offs; purchases medicine and food; leverages funds to address unmet needs; and ensures access to emergency services for those who need them. 7) HAND TO HAND: Offers a homeless prevention program that provides loans to low-income working families and individuals in imminent danger of eviction. 8) COMMUNITY VISION : Day program for homeless men & women. meals & showers are available, Job training, skill assessment, mental health& substance abuse referrals. DONATIONS: Accepts donations of clothing, sheets, towels, blankets and various household items. Call 301-424-3796.

Hours:
Staff Hours.

Eligibility:
Most services open to anyone in need.



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-- Omar Nelson Bradley




Interfaith Service Coalition

14 Miles Away

116 West High Street
Hancock, MD 21750
(301) 678-6605
debcohill@verizon.net

Services:
NOTE: Targets Hancock area ONLY (must live within 15 mile radius). An Agency in the area offering services and emergency assistance including a coordinated effort of community outreach, support, and advocacy for low income individuals and families. Some programs include nutrition education, literacy training, assistance with obtaining food, shelter and clothing. PROGRAMS: 1) INFORMATION and REFERRAL: Refers low income individuals and families to local, county and/or state resources which can best meet their needs. Partners with county agencies so residents may complete applications locally and avoid the need to travel. 2) FOOD CO-OP, S.H.I.P.: A food program where low income individuals and families pay a cost of $5.25 per month to receive approximately $25.-$30 worth of food. Each recipient who is physically able is asked to volunteer assistance in order to maintain their eligibility. 3) ADVENTURES in FRIENDSHIP: Offers life skills training to Middle School and High School young people. A one-week summer day camp teaches home and health safety skills, drug awareness, CPR, nutrition and cooking, 4) KEEP SENIORS SAFE and WARM: Provides mini-seminars on winter related safety issues including a winter driving class, lessons on using wood stoves, kerosene heaters and space heaters, tips on energy saving, and resources for inexpensive weathering products. Also provides health information concerning assistance programs available to them, winter clothing, new blankets and smoke detectors as needed.

Eligibility:
Low-income individuals and families.



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-- Nelson Mendela




Morgan County Wic

18 Miles Away

Po Box 783
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
(304) 258-6074

Services:
WIC is for expectant moms and children to age five. WIC provides free nutrition counseling, breast feeding support and nutritious foods.

Hours:
0830-1200 and 1300-1700 Monday and Tuesday (except for the first Tuesday of every month).

Eligibility:
The categories for eligibility are: Pregnant women; Women who are breast feeding an infant (under one year of age); Postpartum women to the sixth month after delivery; Children from birth to five years of age. Income eligibility requires that a household have gross income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level. For a family of four, the Federal Poverty Limit is $32,653 per year. Nutrition risk is any medical or health problem which can be corrected or lessened by proper amounts and types of food intake. Examples of nutrition risk are: Low iron levels; Insufficient growth, i.e. low weight for age, low weight for height; Premature delivery; Inadequate dietary intake (types or amounts of food).

Area Served:
West Virginia



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-- Allen Lakein




Maryland Food Bank

21 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.



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-- Clarence Day




St. Martin's Ministries

21 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.



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-- Pilgrims




St. Mark's Community Church

21 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.



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-- Wayne Dyer




Second Baptist Church

21 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.



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-- Earl Wilson




Salvation Army, Allegany County

21 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.



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-- Carl W. Buechner




Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission

21 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.



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City Of Refuge Ministries

21 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.



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