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Interfaith Service Coalition

Address:
116 W High St
Hancock, MD 21750

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Hancock, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 678-6605

Website:
https://ischancock.wordpress.com/

Services:
NOTE: Targets Hancock area ONLY (must live within 15 mile radius). - OVERVIEW: 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 and assistance with obtaining food, shelter and clothing. SERVICES: - 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 that live within a 15 mile radius.

Documents To Bring:
Proof of income and residence.

Always reward your long hours of labor and toil in the very best way, surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics, and your own progress will hasten when you constantly strive to present your best side to your children. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success.

-- Og Mandino

Women Infants and Children

Address:
106 Co Rte 38/14
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Berkeley Springs, WV Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(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

Western Maryland Food Bank

Address:
P.O. Box 243
Cumberland, MD 21502

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Cumberland, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 722-2797

Website:
http://www.mdfoodbank.org

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.

I am bigger than anything that can happen to me.

-- Charles F. Lummis

Allegany County Human Resource

Address:
19 Frederick St
Cumberland, MD 21502

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Cumberland, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 777-5970

Website:
http://www.alleganyhrdc.org

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.

Second Baptist Church

Address:
1 Grand Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Cumberland, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 722-5190

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food and at times baby formula, and house hold items to area residents. Clients may visit food pantry once a month. -

Eligibility:
Targeted to low-income and homeless residents of the county.

Documents To Bring:
Proof of income, photo ID and/or Independence Card are required.

Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.

-- Cato The Elder

Salvation Army

Address:
701 E 1st St
Cumberland, MD 21502

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Cumberland, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 777-7600

Website:
http://www.salvationarmy.org

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. Must have photo ID, proof of income. - - 2) RUMMAGE SALES: Offers gently used clothing and furniture, when available, to individuals and families in need. Rummage sales take place on most Fridays of the month (call for dates) from 9AM-12PM in the rear of the building. Prices are no more than $5 for clothing and household items. Furniture is also sold at deeply discounted rates during the rummage sales. - - 3) FREE CLOTHING AND FURNITURE: Items can be provided for free to individuals with no means to pay for them. Those in need are able to come any day of the week with a referral from a human service agency or fire/police department to receive assistance. - - 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Emergency funds available one time per year for fuel, utilities, and rent when funding is available. - - 4) YOUTH PROGRAMS: Provides after school programs during school year and a day camp in the summer. - - 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: Eligibility for holiday assistance is determined on a case-by-case basis. - o CHRISTMAS: Toys are provided for children for children 12 and under. Sign-up for both counties are the last two weeks in September: September 18th - 22nd from 9AM to 12PM, also September 25th - 29th from 9AM - 12PM. Last three dates to sign up are September 22, 27, & 29th from 9AM - 12PM and 5PM to 7PM at 701 East First Street. Pick up of Items will be December 22nd from 9-NOON at the same address. - 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. If receiving any type of government Assistance must bring that information as well. Applicants must also provide a list of children's clothing sizes and a list of 3 gift ideas under $50. - - 7) DONATIONS: Monetary donations, non-perishable food items, gently used clothing and furniture needed. PLEASE call before donating large furniture items.

Eligibility:
Open to the public. 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. If receiving any type of government Assistance must bring that information as well.

Documents To Bring:
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. If receiving any type of government Assistance must bring that information as well.

Interfaith Community Pantry

Address:
301 Cumberland St
Cumberland, MD 21502

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Cumberland, MD Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 777-7882

Services:
NOTE: Program for emergency relief ONLY. - FOOD PANTRY: Provides needy residents access to groceries up to 4 times per year. First 3 visits clients receive vouchers that are redeemable with local merchants for perishable groceries. The 4th visit they are given non-perishable food from the pantry. Occasionally offers Ensure and infant formula. - - DONATIONS: Monetary and non-perishable food donations are welcomed. - -

Eligibility:
Low income residents in need.

Documents To Bring:
Photo ID

To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness?

-- William Makepeace Thackeray

Fulton County Food Basket Inc

Address:
100 Woodside Dr
Mcconnellsburg, PA 17233

Map & Directions

(25 Miles Away - Go to: Mcconnellsburg, PA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(717) 485-5688

Website:
http://www.pachildsupport.com

Services:
Provides food to those in need in Fulton County, nutritional education program (Fulton County Super Cupboard), gardening program each Spring, budget and lifestyle counseling offered to repeat clients.

Hours:
Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Children of Fallen Soldiers

Address:
6902 US-11
Falling Waters, WV 25419

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Falling Waters, WV Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(301) 685-3421

Website:
http://www.cfsrf.org

Services:
The Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund was founded, October 23, 2003 to help support surviving U.S. Military children who have lost a parent in the Afghanistan or Iraq wars by providing them with College Grants. Their College Grant Program has been expanded to include both U.S. Military children and spouses who have either lost a loved one as a result of the Afghanistan or Iraq wars or have a severely disabled parent or spouse who was injured during a deployment to either war. Their second objective is to help the surviving and severely disabled members of these families with financial assistance. Their goal is to award applicants of U.S. Military families that have children under the age of 18, and who are in need of assistance with housing, repairs, utilities, medical expenses, groceries, clothing, school supplies and other expenses deemed necessary in order to provide them with some support and help alleviate their need.

College Scholarships as of March 2008 totals $84,500.00 Financial Assistance as of March 2008 totals $79,558.00 Financial Assistance as of March 2008 for severely wounded totals $91,047.81Program:College Scholarship ProgramBudget: $25,000Category: EducationPopulation Served: Military/Veterans Program Description: College Scholarship Program of the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, Inc. provides educational funding for surviving US military children and spouses as well as severely disabled veterans affected by the wars in the first Gulf War, Iraq and/or Afghanistan.  Applications and all supporting documents are due twice each year in October and May. The awards and amounts are decided upon by the Grant Committee members who follow specific guidelines once an applicant meets the criteria.Program:Financial AssistanceBudget: $25,000Category: HousingPopulation Served: Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.) Program Description: Program provides financial assistance for US military surviving and disabled dependents affected by the first Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq wars who are experiencing financial hardships. Surviving dependents whose parent(s) served in either war, however, died in a non-hostile manner are encouraged to apply for assistance during times of hardship. CFSRF provides assistance with housing, food, clothing, utilities, lodging and travel expenses deemed necessary, relocation assistance, tuition assistance for children in need, medical bills, appliance repairs, necessary household repairs affecting the well-being of dependent children

To put away aimlessness and weakness, and to begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment; who make all conditions serve them, and who think strongly, attempt fearlessly, and accomplish masterfully.

-- James Allen

Salvation Army Chapel

Address:
111 Ellis St
Martinsburg, WV 25404

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away - Go to: Martinsburg, WV Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(304) 267-4612

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

Services:
Utility assistance; food assistance; assistance with clothing, house wares, beds from donations; assistance to fire victims-clothing, house wares, furniture; prescription assistance; Christmas assistance, money for electric termination notice, water termination notices, sign up in October; Transportation-gasoline.

Hours:
0900-1200 1300-1500 Monday-Friday Follows School closing schedule for inclement weather.

Eligibility:
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