Local Food Pantry Information
ALLISON HILL COMMUNITY MINISTRY FOOD PANTRY
Address: The Rock Church, 1501 Market St., Harrisburg
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
BETHANY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE FOOD PANTRY
Address: 1605 Parkway West, Harrisburg
Serves residents in the 17112-zip code
First and third Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
THE CROSSPOINT FOOD PANTRY
Address: 6570 Mifflin Ave., Harrisburg
Serves residents in the 17103, 17109 and 17111-zip codes. Open on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 11:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.
THE CUPBOARD AT CALVARY
Address: Calvary United Methodist Church, 4700 Locust Lane, Harrisburg
Serves residents in the 17109, 17111 and 17112-zip codes.
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
ECUMENICAL FOOD PANTRY
Address: Messiah Lutheran Church, Sixth and Forster Streets, Harrisburg
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Wednesday when the morning shift closes at 11:30 a.m.
GREATER ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Address: 212 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg
From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every third Monday of the month.
HARRISBURG BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCH
Address: 2217 Derry St., Harrisburg
Second Thursdays of the month, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and every fourth Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Address: 2111 North Fourth Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110
CENTENARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Address: 1010 Orchard Drive, Steelton, Pennsylvania, 17113
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FOOD BANK
Address: 3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17109
This statewide non-profit offers surplus food to charities, pantries, soup kitchens, and non-profits in Dauphin County. Those locations then distribute the groceries and foods to the low income, seniors, and needy in the county.
HARRISBURG FOOD MINISTRY
Distributes food from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel AME Church, 1721 N. Fifth St., Harrisburg, and 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg.
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE CENTER
Address: 21 S. River St., Harrisburg
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Address: 2339 N. Sixth St., Harrisburg
Operates a food bank from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Friday.
OUR LADY OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT FOOD PANTRY
Address: 121 N. Third St.
Open every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Clients are limited to one visit per month.
MARY’S HELPERS FOOD PANTRY
Address: Prince of Peace Church, 815 S. Second St., Steelton
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI FOOD BANK
Address: 1459 Zarker St., Harrisburg
Serves residents by appointment only in the 17103 and 17104 zip codes in Allison Hill area. Saturdays from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
LIVING WATER COMMUNITY CHURCH
Address: 206 Oakleigh Ave., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17111
You need an appointment in order to use this food bank. Bags of groceries, food, canned goods, and more is passed out to those that qualify.
The Islamic Center of Pennsylvania
Address: 5138 East Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050
Providing food bank assistance to neighbors every Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Room.
Central Dauphin School District
Drive-through distribution of breakfast and lunch.
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
This first-come, first-served program is for all resident children in the district ages 18 and under, but children must be present.
- Central Dauphin East High School
- Swatara Middle School
Harrisburg School District
Grab and Grow Breakfast and Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Family food boxes donated by the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank are available on a first come, first served basis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Foose School
- Rowland Academy
- John Harris Campus
- Downey School
- Ben Franklin School
- Cougar Academy (located in the rear of the Lincoln Administration Building)
Steelton-Highspire School District
Free “grab and go” breakfast and lunch bags will be distributed daily to any child 18 and younger. Both meals will be given at the same time, although the breakfast items being provided are intended for the following day.
Distributions will run each weekday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Memorial Park concession stand in Highspire
- East End Park
- Mt. Zion Church
- New Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Steelton