We have put together a list of food pantries in Chester County, PA that provide food and other necessities to residents of these cities and communities.

In our country there are millions of children and adults who do not get the meals they need to thrive. The reality is that many Americans living with disabilities face various obstacles in their everyday lives that go beyond their disability, such as high rates of unemployment, lower than average incomes, and medical expenses. All of these things can make it especially difficult for families or adults with disabilities to afford the everyday necessities, like food, that they need to live and thrive. While many households with people with disabilities can receive benefits such as SNAP, it is not always enough to meet their needs. We have put together a list of food pantries in Chester County, PA. The places below provide food, necessities, and services to residents of the following cities and surrounding communities

Coatesville

Devon

Downington

  • Lord’s Pantry of Downington – The Lord’s Pantry of Downington currently serves 700 registered families an eight to nine day supply of food which includes non-perishables, meat selections, fresh vegetables and dairy products.

Exton

  • Chester County Food Bank – The Chester County Food Bank serves more than 120 partner agencies in Chester County, PA through their network of food cupboards, hot meal sites, shelters and other social service organizations.

Honey Brook

  • Honey Brook Food Pantry – The Honey Brook Food Pantry provides a 3-4 day supply of various food items on a monthly basis to neighbors in need within the Honey Brook community.

Kennett Square

  • Kennett Area Community Service Food Cupboard – The Food Cupboard serves families living in the Avon Grove, Unionville-Chadds Ford and Kennett Consolidated school districts, providing a 5-7 day supply of food each month at no cost through their Healthy Options program.

Malvern

 

  • People’s Pantry at Church Road – The People’s Pantry at Church Road is a place where residents can come for food and clothing to get them through a rough period in their lives.  All items available are the result of donations from the community. Special programs include School Supplies, Christmas gifts and holiday meals.

Oxford

  • Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center – Provides a centralized location where residents of the southwestern corner of Chester County can access health and social services and find help to meet their basic needs.
  • Divine Sent Food Cupboard – The Divine Sent Food Cupboard provides supplemental food assistance to eligible, low-income families and individuals in need.

Parkesburg

  • Octorara Area Food Cupboard – The mission of the Octorara Area Food Cupboard is to provide food support to qualifying individuals and families in the greater Octorara area.

Phoenixville

Pottstown

  • Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities – The Food Services Program provides emergency food assistance, daily meals, food programs for seniors, winter holiday baskets and a healthy pantry initiative for the residents of Pottstown.

Spring City

  • First United Church of Christ Spring City Food Pantry – First UCC, Spring City is the home of the Project Outreach Food Pantry. Food pantry is for those living in Spring-Ford School District area.
  • Spring-Ford Project Outreach – Spring-Ford Project Outreach is a cooperative ministry of Christian churches which provides community outreach emergency assistance services and programs for those in need in the Spring-Ford area.  Two weekly food distribution sites and a wide range of service programs are available to aid and assist our residents in need.

West Chester

  • Salvation Army Choice Food Pantry – Open to West Chester area residents with a household income below 150% of poverty level.
  • West Chester Food Cupboard – The West Chester Food Cupboard commits to provide a variety of fresh and nonperishable healthy food items to West Chester residents in need.
  • Dorothy Day Center – This day room at St. Agnes Church provides breakfast, a hot lunch, and other necessities to those in the area.
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Catholic Social Services – A leading charity organization for the region, as well as Chester County. Some of the services provided include a food bank, thrift store, clothing closet, and Christmas and Thanksgiving meals and assistance.
  • Act in Faith of Greater West Chester – An interfaith ministry that seeks to support our neighbors in need by facilitating communication, coordinating support and supplementing resources beyond the reach of existing social services.

West Grove

  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Catholic Social Services – A leading charity organization for the region, as well as Chester County. Some of the services provided include a food bank, thrift store, clothing closet, and Christmas and Thanksgiving meals and assistance.
  • The Bridge Compassionate Ministry Center – Provides food, clothing, household goods, referrals, and encouragement to 500 different families from throughout the Avon Grove School District each year.

 

If you are familiar with another food pantry in Chester County, reach out to us on Facebook and let us know so we can add it to the list!

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