Barstow, MD
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 183 food pantries in the Barstow area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Barstow , MD 20610

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

Area Served:
Barstow , MD



The love for work needs to be re-enthroned in our lives. Every family should have a plan for work that touches the life of each family member so that this eternal principle will be ingrained in their lives.
-- M. Russell Ballard




Christ Umc

6 Miles Away

2005 East Chase Street
Huntingtown, MD
(410) 732-5600

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cumchurch@verizon.net

Services:
Provides a food pantry, a soup kitchen, and clothing to persons in need. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a 3-day supply of non-perishable food items. Must be referred by DSS to receive food by obtaining vouchers. No age restriction.2) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides a soup kitchen to anyone in need on Wed, 11AM-1PM.,

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.



Thus we see that the all important thing is not killing or giving life, drinking or not drinking, living in the town or the country, being unlucky or lucky, winning or losing. It is how we win, how we lose, how we live or die, finally, how we choose.
-- R. H. Blyth




Chesapeake Church

6 Miles Away

6045 Solomons Island Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639
(410) 257-3444

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foodpantry@chesapeakechurch.org

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides food to anyone in need once a week. Will deliver meals to home bound/disabled seniors, to qualified clients of the pantry only.

Hours:
Meal delivery by appointment only.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of food.



I learned that, before you reach an objective, you must be ready with a new one, and you must start to communicate it to the organization. But it is not the goal itself that is important.
-- Jan Carlzon




Brooks/calvert Emergency Food Pantry

8 Miles Away

5550 Mackall Road
Saint Leonard, MD 20685
(410) 586-9301
Brookschurch@comcast.net

Services:
Offers an emergency food pantry, holiday assistance and provides I&R services. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food once a month. No appointment needed. 410-586-9301. 2) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Offers referrals to resources in the community.3) DONATIONS: Food items are accepted year-round. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: Offers food baskets. Call church on Tue or Thur for sign-up. o CHRISTMAS: Offers food baskets. Call church on Tue or Thur for sign-up.

Hours:
By appointment only at other times.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone with a low-income.



One man has enthusiasm !0 minutes, another !0 days, but it is the man who has it !0 years who makes a success of his life.
-- Edward B. Butler




Southwest Emergency Services

9 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.



One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interest.
-- John Stewart Mill




Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

9 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.



Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning. - Works and Days.
-- Hesiod




Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

9 Miles Away

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

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.

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

Eligibility:
Low income. See notes.



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-- Robert Herrman




Southern Maryland Tri-county Community Action Committee

9 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.



The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
-- Harold Taylor




Catholic Charities Archdiocese Of Washington

9 Miles Away

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

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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.



No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. - 1963.
-- Harold Macmillan




Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

9 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.



Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.




Hughesville Baptist Church Pantry

9 Miles Away

8505 Old Leonardtown Road
Hughesville, MD 20637
(301) 274-3672
secretary@hughesvillebaptist.com

Services:
Provides a food pantry and holiday assistance.SERVICES:1) FOOD ASSISTANCE: Provided once a month, no referral required for general assistance. Must have photo ID. Wed, 9:15-11:45AM.2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:o THANKSGIVING: Food baskets with $10 grocery card are offered to established clients who have been receiving food assistance for one year. Walk-in, sign up date beginsin Octoberand continues until the list is full.o CHRISTMAS: Food baskets with $10 grocery card are offered to established clients who have been receiving food assistance for one year. Walk-in, sign-up dates begin in October and continue until the list is full. HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts new items, including toys, food, coats, and gloves for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Does not accept used items or clothing. No cash given.

Hours:
Wed only or by appointment.

Eligibility:
Low-income residents. Holiday Assistance: Food pantry clients only.



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