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Bucks County Opportunity Council. Fresh Connect is a free farmers’ market bringing fresh, healthy food to hungry neighbors in Bucks County. It returns to the same location on the same day at the same time each week, providing reliable and needed food to residents.

  • All Fresh Connect attendees must become registered Fresh Connect clients. Pre-registration is required, with a limit of 1 registration per household.
  • Income eligibility is 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Participation does not affect your government benefits.
  • Register here
  • Click here for a list of food pantries in Bucks County
  • Food donations: The theme for April is “Rise & Shine Breakfast Bags”! Click here for a flyer you can download and share. Contact Amanda Musselman for more information: amusselman@bcoc.org or 215-345-8175 ext. 223.
  • BCOC’s Central Bucks Client Services office (formerly on Almshouse Rd in the Bucks County Health Department building) has moved! Staff on site include Weatherization, Food, and Self-Sufficiency services. Current contact information For Central Bucks/Union Street Office: 33 Union Street, Suite 8, Doylestown, PA 18901 | Phone number: 267-733-0529.

Coalition Against Hunger

  • SNAP Hotline, 215.430.0556, M-F, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Google sheet with school district food distribution details for the Greater Phila Region
  • Click these links for program overview and advocacy materials on the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) for FY21-22 PA state budget conversations.
  • Click here for a new flyer clarifying SNAP eligibility for households receiving Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC). PUC income (the temporary addition of $300/week) does not count for SNAP purposes.
  • Pennsylvania’s Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) plan has been approved. As of now, there are just two key things parents/guardians need to know:
    1. No P-EBT benefits have gone out yet and will not be issued until May.
    2. The most important thing to do now is to make sure your school has your updated mailing address and correct date of birth for your child.

Emergency Food Map of Montgomery County. Click here

Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Souderton) has provided thousands of takeout meals during the pandemic, with an average of more than 200 meals/day. Meal pickup is Monday-Saturday, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm at 69 West Broad St. Souderton (Rear entrance on Lumber St, 1 Block North of Broad St)  To volunteer, click here.

Generations of Indian Valley continues to offer take-out meal service. Meals are offered to those 60 years and older on Wednesdays and Fridays. Reservations are required. Call 215.723.5841 or 215.723.7997 to leave a message by Friday of the preceding week (if possible). Provide: first and last name, phone number, days you will pick up (Wed and/or Fri), first and last name of each person for whom you will be picking up meals. Printed menus available at pick-ups. For more information, please click here.

Keystone Opportunity CenterFood pantry clients may pick up their groceries in KOC’s parking lot on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm. Clients will wait in their cars to be checked in and their food readied for socially-distanced pickup. The building will remain closed to clients and donors. Home deliveries will continue to those in senior communities and others who are unable to come to the pantry. Food donations are accepted on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm at the Main Street entrance. Fresh For All is open every Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm. Please drive up for a contactless pickup.

Manna on Main Street. For Kitchen & Market hours and services (open 6 days/week), as well as emergency financial aid information, click here. Information is available in six languages.

MontCo Anti-Hunger Network (MAHN). For MAHN updates, stay connected through Facebook. For a map of MAHN food pantries, click here. ​Food pantry schedules are in a state of flux. Updates will be posted as received. Please call the location you intend to use to confirm hours of operation before making a trip.

Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi)PASSi Kitchen Xpress provides free, freshly prepared, nutritionally balanced, culturally considerate meals for seniors five days per week through no-contact delivery and curbside pick-up. Learn more about PASSi’s meal services, and sign up here!

SNAPOnline grocery purchasing for SNAP recipients is live. In PA, this includes Aldi, Amazon, Fresh Grocer, ShopRite, and Walmart. These are the only retailers currently accepting online SNAP purchases as part of this pilot. Participating locations will be at the discretion of the retailer (except Amazon, who delivers nationwide). A list of all participating retailers and locations can be found here.

 

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