Avalon, NJ
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 21 food pantries in the Avalon area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Avalon , NJ 8202

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Avalon, NJ 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 Avalon , NJ.

Area Served:
Avalon , NJ



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Catholic Charities, Casa San Francisco Emergency Food Pantry - Sussex County

39 Miles Away

127 Broad Street
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-8694

Services:
Casa sponsors an emergency food pantry for local low-income residents.

Eligibility:
Low-income individuals.

Area Served:
Sussex

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk in.



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Food Bank of Delaware, Volunteer Program- Kent/Sussex

40 Miles Away

1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963
302-393-2011

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volunteer@fbd.org

Services:
The Food Bank of Delawares volunteer program is the life line to helping feed hungry Delawareans. The Volunteer Coordinators strive to ensure the volunteers are having a good time while helping to alleviate hunger in the state. The volunteers help make and pack meals for children and seniors at risk of being hungry through our after school, summer, senior nutrition and over the weekend

Hours:
varies

Eligibility:
Anyone

Area Served:
Kent and Sussex Counties

Documents To Bring:
call or register online via the scheduling website (www.fbd.volunteerhub.com)



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Food Bank of Delaware, Kent/Sussex

40 Miles Away

Milford Business Park
1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 292-1305

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foodbank@fbd.org

Services:
Food Bank of Delaware provides low and no cost food to its member agencies throughout the Greater Southern Delaware area.

Eligibility:
Non-profit organizations & eligilble churches.

Area Served:
Kent and Sussex Counties

Documents To Bring:
Download application or call.



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Milford State Service Center

40 Miles Away

13 Southwest Front Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-7230

Services:

Houses various state and private human service providers including Division of Public Health (specialized clinics), Division of Social Services, TASC, Division of Services for Aging and Disabled Adults, Division of Family Services, Division for the Visually Impaired, Victim Services Program, Division of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Division of Child Mental Health, Welfare Fraud Unit, Medicaid Program and Child Development WATCH program. State Service Center services include: emergency assistance, child dental transporation, holiday baskets, Toys for Tots and RAP (rent deposit program).

Emergency Food Available at 13 Southwest Front Street: walk-ins only Monday- Friday 9am - 4pm.


Eligibility:
Family member or recipient must be on Medicaid, AFDC, GA or SSI to receive emergency assistance; other programs income based.

Area Served:
Kent/Sussex

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk-in; Food Closet: walk-ins only.



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God's Way to Recovery, Thrift Store

40 Miles Away

1 North Maple Avenue
Milford, DE 19963
302-422-3033

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gwtr7@yahoo.com

Services:

Monday through Saturday in the store, we share with certain individuals truth, hope and encouragement through the gospel of Jesus Christ while shopping. God's Way Thrift Stores sometime are able to meet the tangible needs throughout the community by giving clothing & household items from the store to those who are not able to afford to purchase them.(made possible through the Benevolence Volunteer/Exchange Program) Also has God's Way Worship Center & Recovery Placement Referrals. Only the Milford location offers a food pantry twice monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m We do not provide emergency food at any given time--only during Food Pantry days.

There are currently five locations: Maple Avenue in Milford, Airport Road in Rehoboth Beach, Dupont Boulevard in Georgetown and South Dupont Highway in Dover and Evelyn Drive in Wilmington.


Eligibility:
those in need

Area Served:
Statewide

Documents To Bring:
must speak with store manager



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-- Peter McWilliams




Department of Education, Summer Food Service Program

43 Miles Away

401 Federal Street Suite #2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4060

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dbowman@DOE.K12.DE.US

Services:
The Summer Food Service Program provides free nutritious meals and snacks to children up to age 18 during the summer vacation. Most sites serve 2 meals a day, some sites may serve meals on weekends.

Hours:
Sponsor site hours vary

Eligibility:
Children up to 18 years old, who qualify for free and reduced lunch during the school year.

Area Served:
Statewide

Documents To Bring:
Parents/Guardians call Sponsor Site



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Williams State Service Center

43 Miles Away

805 River Road
Dover, DE 19901
302-857-5000

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Services:
Houses various Department of Health and Social Services Division's direct service programs, including the Division of Social Services, Division of Public Health, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the Division of State Service centers which offers emergency assistance services, EBT, emergency food referrals to local pantries. Office of Volunteer Services, Foster Grandparent Program. 

Eligibility:
varies depending on program

Area Served:
Central Kent County: Dover area, including - Camden, Wyoming, Hartley and Magnolia

Documents To Bring:
call or walk-in



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Southside Baptist Church

43 Miles Away

4904 South Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-2411

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Services:
Operates a food closet for those in need of emergency food. Clients must call for an appointment.

Eligibility:
Per guidelines

Area Served:
Kent County

Documents To Bring:
Client must call for an appointment



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Salvation Army, Dover Corps

43 Miles Away

PO Box 123
Dover, DE 19903
(302) 678-9551

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Services:

The Salvation Army, Dover Corps operates a crisis alleviation program to provide assistance with Past due Rent/Mortgage


Hours:
The Soup Kitchen is open Wed,Thurs & Fri 11:30-12:15pm; The Food Closet is open 2-3pm with referral

Eligibility:
Kent County residents can call for eligibility guidelines related to their specific need

Area Served:
Kent County

Documents To Bring:
all crisis alleviation is by appointment only. The soup kitchen is open to all, no intake or referral required. There is a referral process for food panty orders. Please call for details.



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Kent County Community Action, Administration

43 Miles Away

120-A South Governors Avenue
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 678-1949
kccaa@aol.com

Services:
Community Center provides a variety of community services including daycare, tutoring, food closet and congregate meals.

Eligibility:
Open

Area Served:
Kent County

Documents To Bring:
Call



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