If you are in need of emergency food and reside in the William Penn School District in Lansdowne, check on the Interfaith Food Cupboard located at the First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne, 140 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA, 19050. Please call the Food Cupboard at 610-622-0800, option 4, before 4 PM on Monday or Wednesday. The recorded message you receive will tell you what to do and ask you to leave a message. A volunteer will return your call after 4:00 PM and arrange a time for you to pick up your food. No walk in service or home deliveries are possible. Please bring along a photo ID for confirmation at pick up. The Food Cupboard is open on Monday and Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. This food bank can serve each family once a month. For additional information on this active church and all they are doing, see: www.lansdownepresbyterianchurch.com
Lansdowne Baptist Church is pleased to be a regular contributor to the Food Cupboard.
In Upper Darby, PA, check with the Life Center of Eastern Delaware County. Their Community Outreach Project serves meals 7 days a week at 7:00 PM. The Life Center is located at 6310 Market Street. Call 610-734-5770. You can also check www.caadc.org
The Salvation Army in Darby has a food pantry available by appointment. They also serve lunch on Tuesdays through Fridays from 12:00 to 12:45 PM. They are located at 22 N. 9th St. and may be reached at 610-583-3720.
Delaware County Interfaith Food Assistance Network coordinates with 12 different food cupboards. You may reach them at 610-566-7540.
For additional sources, call the Homeless Services Coalition of Delaware County at 610-713-2365 or see www.co.delaware.pa.us for additional sources.
In the greater Philadelphia area, food help is available through the following resources:
Food Help Line: 1-800-319-3663, is ready to take calls from you Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Calls are answered by Philabundance bilingual staff members dedicated to helping you.
Senior Food Box: 1-800-319-3663: for seniors residing in Pennsylvania who are 60 or older and needing assistance, a monthly box filled with 30 pounds of nutritious food is available for you. This is another important Philabundance program.