Address:6634 St Barnabas RdOxon Hill, MD 20745Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry. Photo ID and proof of income required.
Hours: Pantry hours by appointment.
Eligibility: Low-income residents in need.
Address:649 Old Mill RdMillersville, MD 21108Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable items on the last Thur of the month, 10:30-11:30AM.,
Hours: See notes for program hours.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in catchment area.
Address:13900 Burntwoods RdGlenelg, MD 21737Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry to those in need on the 3rd Sat, 9-11AM. Will provide food to Howard, Carroll, and Frederick County residents. However, only Howard County residents can receive TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) food. A Howard County resident receiving TEFAP must bring proof of residence.
Eligibility: Open to those in need.
Documents To Bring: Proof of residence for Howard County residents to receive TEFAP food.
Address:9311 Gaither RdGaithersburg, MD 20877Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers a 3-5 day supply of perishable and shelf-stable food. Clients (one person per household) may come once every thirty days with a referral from an agency for each visit. - - 1) DISTRIBUTION SITE LOCATIONS: Distribution sites are located at the following locations: - - GAITHERSBURG: - o Main Warehouse: Manna Food Center, 9311 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Monday-Friday, 12PM-3PM and 2nd Saturday of Each Month 11:30AM-1:30PM. - - o Family Service Agency: 602 East Diamond Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Thursdays, 5PM-7PM. - - GERMANTOWN: - o Salvation Army: 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown, MD 20874. Thursdays, 2PM-4PM. - - SILVER SPRING: - o Glenmont United Methodist Church: 12901 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20906. Tuesdays, 4PM-7PM. - - o Long Branch Center: 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901. Wednesdays, 4PM-7PM. - - o East County Regional Services Center: 3330 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Fridays, 2PM-4PM. - - 2) CHOICE PANTRIES: A Choice Pantry provides the opportunity to shop for the food items that make the most sense for a participant’s family size, cultural preferences and dietary needs. - - o Colesville Presbyterian Church: 12800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, 20904. Available the 4th Friday of the month from 3PM-7PM. - - o Silver Spring United Methodist Church (Four Corners Campus): 33 University Blvd. E, Silver Spring, MD 20901. Available the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 10AM-12PM. - - REFERRAL PROCESS AND ELIGIBILITY: - - Clients must live in Montgomery County. - - Clients must meet income eligibility. - - Clients can only receive assistance every 30 days. - - Referrals must be made AT LEAST ONE DAY in advance. Referrals are accepted until 3PM the business day before a scheduled pick-up. - - If a client needs baby formula, or baby food. please request these items when placing the referral. Provide the brand of formula and stage of baby food. These items are subject to availability.
Eligibility: Open to any Montgomery County resident.
Documents To Bring: Can also call manna directly for a referral. Referral from DSS, church, social service agency, school, or employee assistance program required. 211MD can also refer. Find referral form attached. Email referral to email@example.com or print the PDF version and fax.
Address:301 Muddy Branch RdGaithersburg, MD 20878Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides food, financial assistance, transportation and baby items to those in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides a three-to-five-day supply of food based on family size, by appointment only. Dietary or special requests are honored when possible; clients with infants also receive rice cereal and baby food; clients residing in motels receive can openers and disposable utensils and plates, if needed. Call 301-216-2410 EX 1. - - 2) INFANT NEEDS: Provides diapers and infant formula for short- term emergencies, by appointment only. Diapers are provided 12 times in a 12-month period until the child reaches 3 years of age. Formula is provided 12 times in a 12-month period until the child reaches 12 months of age (soy formula 15 months). Baby food is provided until the child reaches 12 months of age. Call 301-216-2410 EX 8. - - 3) PRESCRIPTION FUNDING: Assists with emergency medical needs such as medicines. Does not assist with getting a written prescription or talking to doctors. Call 301-216-2410 EX 3. - - 4) TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE: Provides transportation to medical appointments and social service agencies to Gaithersburg residents who are elderly, handicapped or otherwise unable to take public transportation. Destination must be within a 20-mile driving distance of downtown Gaithersburg. Requests must be made at least two-business-days before transportation is needed. Call 301-216-2410 EX 2. - - 5) FINANCIAL SUPPORT & REFERRAL: Listens and offers guidance to identify other resources that clients may access during the stress and confusion of an emergency. This includes referrals for rent, utility bills, clothing, and furniture needs. - - To e-mail, use e-mail form (Contact us) on website. www.gaithersburghelp.org
Eligibility: Anyone in need.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:2723 King StAlexandria, VA 22302Map & Directions
Services: ALIVE! is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people faced with emergency situations or long-term needs become capable of assuming self-reliant roles in the community,and has been organized to provide the needy of Alexandria, Virginia, with food, furniture, housewares, emergency financial assistance, temporary shelter, and child care; www.alive-inc.org. --Family Emergency Program provided financial assistance for rent, utilities, medicines, transportation and miscellaneous costs to meet 2,197 requests for assistance, with $186,842
--Food Pantry collected $39,816 worth of donated food and made 1,079 deliveries of emergency three-day supplies of food to help 2,255 individuals.
--Last Saturday Food Distribution Program gave out 309,367 pounds of food to almost 5,518 households of 14,417 individuals in one year in cooperation with the Capital Area Food Bank.
--Child Development Center provided nationally accredited full-day preschool and childcare to support 115 low-income families and their children.
--Furniture Program collected and delivered over $75,460 worth of donated furniture to serve 294 families needing beds, dressers, tables, chairs and other basic household necessities.
--Housewares Program provided basic household items, which included over 1,100 kitchen items, bed linens, blankets, etc?to serve over 250 households last year.
--ALIVE! House provided temporary shelter, case management and life skills training for 31 individuals in the past year, mostly women and children.
Address:8301 Richmond Hwy #100Alexandria, VA 22309Map & Directions
Services: Americans Helping Americans works in affordable housing communities outlying or within inner cities. They work with networks of rural communities imbedded deep in the mountains of Appalachia. Even though the people they work with may vary in their struggles and experiences, many of their expressed desires for a safe and affordable home, and economic security for themselves and their loved ones, are desires shared throughout America. 1. AHA in Appalachia -- This program serves needy families, disabled and elderly individuals of the Appalachian region to include WV, TN, and KY. Funds are provided for utility assistance, medicine, medical assistance, homeless prevention, home repair, school supplies, enrichment programs, holiday gifts and food. Served approximately 2,250 per month for FY 99. 2. Service Enriched Housing -- This program began in March of 1999 to provide resident services to low-income multi-family housing communities in conjunction with Christian Relief Services housing affiliates. AHA conducts needs assessments, develops programs to meet resident needs, and works with local nonprofits and govt. agencies to provide site-based services to work with at-risk youth, families and adult residents.
Address:2815 Bass CtAlexandria, VA 22306Map & Directions
Services: FOOD HARVESTING: Volunteers pack fresh fruits and vegetables at farms, orchards, or at a warehouse to distribute the food in the community to individuals.
Eligibility: Low-income or homeless individuals.
Documents To Bring: None.
Address:3155 Paulskirk DrEllicott City, MD 21042Map & Directions
Services: Offers a food pantry, financial assistance and accepts donations.,
Eligibility: Low income persons and families.
Address:3267 Pine Orchard LnEllicott City, MD 21042Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides a food pantry, clothing and furniture, financial and holiday assistance and a summer camp for youth. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food once every 30 days while supplies last. Call ahead and bring proper identification. Accepts donations of food. Also provides a monthly fresh produce give-away April - Oct, usually the 3rd Wed, call to confirm. - - 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with BGE turn-off notices or eviction prevention to qualified persons once per year. Will assist people who are in public housing. Do not have to be MEAP eligible. For eviction prevention assistance, must have a court notice signed by a judge stating the eviction can occur. - - 3) CLOTHING/HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: Provides clothing for men, women and children, furniture, and small household items to those in need. Individuals must have a referral from a community agency for these services. - - 4) SUMMER CAMP 2018: Offers a week-long residential camp beginning July 4 for children ages 7-12 years. Camp is $25, family must meet income requirements. Applications available online on a first come, first serve basis, last day to enroll is June 18. Call for information. - - 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS: Provides assistance with holiday gifts to families in need. Individuals can register starting Tues, Sept 5-Fri, Sept 15, Mon-Fri, 10AM-2PM at 7150 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite J, 21046. Call 443-656-3376. Individuals should call before walking in. Will provide clothing, and gifts for children 12 years and under. Bring three gift suggestions (each gift suggestion should cost less than $35) for each child. Accepts food, new clothing, toys, toiletries, coats, gloves for Christmas. During this time, families can also register for Thanksgiving baskets. Unfortunately, it is not guaranteed that Thanksgiving baskets will be provided to applicants. - MUST have ALL of the following required documentation: - --Valid Maryland ID card - --SS cards for all household members - --Proof of all income sources (SS, SSI, SSD eligibility, Medicaid, pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter, TCA) - --Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc) Only if they do not receive HUD, TCA, Section 8 or Medicaid eligibility letter. - --Proof of residence (current lease or mortgage, current or previous month for utility bill, Section 8, public housing or HUD) - --Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 17 years and under - --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children.
Eligibility: Low-income residents of Howard County.
Documents To Bring: Call for information. See notes.