Avenue, MD
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 126 food pantries in the Avenue area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Avenue , MD 20609

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Avenue, MD 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 Avenue , MD.

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Avenue , MD



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-- Confucius




First Saints Community Church, St. Paul's Campus, St. Mary's County

6 Miles Away

25550 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(301) 475-7200

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sherry@firstsaint.org

Services:
Provides emergency food to those in need.SERVICES:1) SOUP KITCHEN: Open to the general public, Tue and Thurs, 11AM-12:30PM.2) FOOD PANTRY: Open to the general public,Thurs, 11AM-12:30PM The pantry provides a bag of canned goods.

Eligibility:
Low-income persons in need.



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-- Lowell




Westmoreland Department Of Social Services

14 Miles Away

18849 Kings Highway
Montross, VA 22520
(180) 449-3930

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Services:
Provides food to families and individuals in emergency situations.



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-- Joey Lauren Adams




Zion United Methodist Church

17 Miles Away

21291 Three Notch Road
Route 235 South
Lexington Park, MD 20653
(301) 863-5161

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zionumclex@aol.com

Services:
Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to those in need. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry Thurs, 6-7PM. Must bring a picture ID proof of need and proof of income.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for rent, utilities, water bills, and prescriptions.Must bring a picture ID proof of need and proof of income.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in crisis, including persons who are unemployed or on public assistance.



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Hope Of Southern Maryland

17 Miles Away

21641 Great Mills Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
(301) 737-2870
ISAIAH61111@msn.com

Services:
Offers financial assistance, a food pantry and holiday programs. SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For utility turn-offs, rent, evictions, prescriptions, and other emergency needs to be determined on a case-by-case basis. 2) FOOD PANTRY: Open Mon-Thurs, 9AM-11:45PM. Pantry may be used every 30 days. must have a picture ID with proof of current residency.3) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: TBA o THANKSGIVING: Food baskets are given to anyone in need. Eligibility determined on a case-by-case basis. Call 301-737-8860 to sign up. Oct, 25th, Mon-Nov, 10th, Wed, 12:30-2:30PM. Baskets are delivered, TBA Nov, from 9AM-12PM. 4) DONOR: Monetary gifts, food items, and new toiletries are needed to help meet the needs of our clients.

Eligibility:
Open to any resident.



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Southwest Emergency Services

18 Miles Away

1201 Maple Avenue
Hughesville, MD
(410) 247-8154

Services:
Provides food, financial assistance, clothing, furniture and holiday assistance to residents of 21227 and Baltimore. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable and perishable food to residents of 21227. Proof of residency required.2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides up to $200 per family for prevention of eviction, water bill, utility turn-off, mortgage foreclosures, heating oil, prescriptions and medical services/supplies to residents of 21227. Limited to once a year. Proof of residency and documentation of need required All requests go through the Director on Mon-Fri, 9-11AM ONLY. 3) FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: Offers donated items to persons from any location, including persons who are homeless. 4) SHOWERS AND TOILETRIES: Provides showers and toiletries to individuals who are homeless. 5) THRIFT STORE: Sells clothing for men, women, and children at a minimal cost. Also can provide a clothing voucher, for free clothing, on a case by case basis. Thrift store is available Mon-Sat, 9AM-Noon and the 1st Wed of the month between 6-8PM.6) BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Assists families with back to school items for children in August. Currently, school supply items are still available. Call for more information.6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012o THANKSGIVING: Two churches providing Thanksgiving meal to anyone in need (Nov 22nd), no ID or referral needed Client should call individual churches for reservation (not required).Lansdowne UMC, 410-247-4624, 11AM-1PM, 114 Laverne Avenue MD 21227.Arbutus UMC, 410-242-9029, 1-4PM. 1201 Maple Ave., MD 21227. Individuals are welcome to attend one or both.o CHRISTMAS: Provides food baskets and toys to anyone in need who resides in the 21227 catchment area Must apply in person beginning Oct 1st until the list is full, 9-11AM or the first Wed of the month 6-8PM. A referral is needed for clients living in Lakebrook Circle ONLY Photo ID and proof of residency are required. Parents can also request a referral from their child's school and bring the referral to the Christmas event on December 14 to be eligible. Also accepts donations of food,toys, toiletries, coats and gloves are welcome for the Christmas program.

Hours:
First Wed of each month available 6-8PM.

Eligibility:
Residents of 21227 are eligible for the food pantry, financial assistance, and Christmas assistance. All other services are for anyone in Baltimore County.



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-- John Haggai




Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

18 Miles Away

8371 Leonardtown Road
Hughesville, MD 20637
(301) 475-5574

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delilah@smtccac.org

Services:
Provides assistance with an array of social service programs.SERVICES: 1) ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013: FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47, 267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50 Each additional person, add $577.50 $ 6,930APPLICATION: Must submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting).o OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption. o EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments.o FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement, and/or other weatherization procedures.2) TRI-COUNTY FUEL FUND: Assists with fuel bills after client has exhausted other resources, such as MEAP. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. Client must meet income eligibility requirements. Program runs January-May.3) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides energy conservation education, And freeinsulation of engery conserving devices& inprovements to low-income households to reduce energy costs.4) THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP): Receives government surplus food commodities and distributes them to local pantries.5) RENT/MORTGAGE/SHELTER ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance to prevent evictions,&homelesnessor to pay for a few nights at a motel, if homeless.6) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for community services in the tri-county area.7) HEAD START: Encourages and promotes positive family and child development by preparing families of pre-school children for success in school, work, and the community. Components of the program include parent involvement, social services, health care and education. Call for locations.8) SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM: Matches low-income seniors with homebound persons to assist with daily living, simple chores, transportation to medical appointments and relief to live-in caretakers for short periods of time. Senior companions must be55 or older, meet income requirements and be willing to serve 20 hours per week. Senior companions receive a stipend and reimbursement for mileage.9) RENTAL MANAGEMENT: Provides rental management services to some low-income rental developments.10) HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Provides a foreclosure prevention counseling &community-based educational program that enables low-income families to become homeowners. Housing counselors review credit reports, provide credit counseling, and help clients upgrade credit status.11) HOUSING PRESERVATION: Assists clients in obtaining loans and grants for home repairs and new construction.

Eligibility:
See notes.



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-- Stephen A. Brennan




Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

18 Miles Away

8371 Old Leonardtown Road
Hughesville, MD 20637
(301) 274-4474

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delilah@smtccac.org

Services:
Provides assistance with an array of social service programs.SERVICES: 1) ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013: FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47, 267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50 Each additional person, add $577.50 $ 6,930APPLICATION: Must submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting).o OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption. o EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments.o FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement, and/or other weatherization procedures.2) TRI-COUNTY FUEL FUND: Assists with fuel bills after client has exhausted other resources, such as MEAP. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. Client must meet income eligibility requirements. Program runs January-May.3) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides energy conservation education, And freeinsulation of engery conserving devices& inprovements to low-income households to reduce energy costs.4) THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP): Receives government surplus food commodities and distributes them to local pantries.5) RENT/MORTGAGE/SHELTER ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance to prevent evictions,&homelesnessor to pay for a few nights at a motel, if homeless.6) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for community services in the tri-county area.7) HEAD START: Encourages and promotes positive family and child development by preparing families of pre-school children for success in school, work, and the community. Components of the program include parent involvement, social services, health care and education. Call for locations.8) SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM: Matches low-income seniors with homebound persons to assist with daily living, simple chores, transportation to medical appointments and relief to live-in caretakers for short periods of time. Senior companions must be55 or older, meet income requirements and be willing to serve 20 hours per week. Senior companions receive a stipend and reimbursement for mileage.9) RENTAL MANAGEMENT: Provides rental management services to some low-income rental developments.10) HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Provides a foreclosure prevention counseling &community-based educational program that enables low-income families to become homeowners. Housing counselors review credit reports, provide credit counseling, and help clients upgrade credit status.11) HOUSING PRESERVATION: Assists clients in obtaining loans and grants for home repairs and new construction.

Hours:
Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM.

Eligibility:
Low income. See notes.



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Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

18 Miles Away

8371 Old Leonardtown Road
Hughesville, MD 20637
(410) 535-1010

Visit Website

delilah@smtccac.org

Services:
Provides assistance with an array of social service programs.SERVICES: 1) ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013: FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47, 267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50 Each additional person, add $577.50 $ 6,930APPLICATION: Must submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting).o OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption. o EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments.o FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement, and/or other weatherization procedures.2) TRI-COUNTY FUEL FUND: Assists with fuel bills after client has exhausted other resources, such as MEAP. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. Client must meet income eligibility requirements. Program runs January-May.3) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides energy conservation education, And freeinsulation of engery conserving devices& inprovements to low-income households to reduce energy costs.4) THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP): Receives government surplus food commodities and distributes them to local pantries.5) RENT/MORTGAGE/SHELTER ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance to prevent evictions,&homelesnessor to pay for a few nights at a motel, if homeless.6) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for community services in the tri-county area.7) HEAD START: Encourages and promotes positive family and child development by preparing families of pre-school children for success in school, work, and the community. Components of the program include parent involvement, social services, health care and education. Call for locations.8) SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM: Matches low-income seniors with homebound persons to assist with daily living, simple chores, transportation to medical appointments and relief to live-in caretakers for short periods of time. Senior companions must be55 or older, meet income requirements and be willing to serve 20 hours per week. Senior companions receive a stipend and reimbursement for mileage.9) RENTAL MANAGEMENT: Provides rental management services to some low-income rental developments.10) HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Provides a foreclosure prevention counseling &community-based educational program that enables low-income families to become homeowners. Housing counselors review credit reports, provide credit counseling, and help clients upgrade credit status.11) HOUSING PRESERVATION: Assists clients in obtaining loans and grants for home repairs and new construction.

Eligibility:
Low-income.



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-- St Francis Assisi




Catholic Charities Archdiocese Of Washington

18 Miles Away

Routes 5 and 231
Rear Of Building
Hughesville, MD 20637
(301) 274-0695

Visit Website

Brenda.DiCarlo@CatholicCharitiesDC.org

Services:
FOOD BANK: Supplies food to pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs, shelters and group homes.

Eligibility:
Non-profit, 501 (C) 3 agencies that distribute food to member pantries in southern Maryland.



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Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

18 Miles Away

455 Bow Street
Hughesville, MD
(410) 398-2110

Services:
Offers emergency food and financial assistance via the Immaculate Conception Outreach program. SERVICES:1) FREE EMERGENCY GROCERIES: Provides a 2-3-day supply once a month. Also provides formula, adult supplements (e.g. Ensure), and pampers when available. 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For eviction, utility turn-offs and prescriptions. Limited to one time per year. Must provide proof of need. All applicants must be at office Mon, Wed or Fri, at,

Eligibility:
Low-income residents.



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