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28 Mar 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food in Philly during COVID-19

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March 28, 2020 Category: Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Local Posted by:

Where to find free, nutritious food during COVID-19

People’s Emergency Center 3750 Lancaster Avenue  (19104)
Upper Room Baptist Church7236 Ogontz Ave. (19138)
Opportunity, Inc.5900 Lansdowne Ave. (19151)
Christ Church South Philly 229 Moore St. (19148)
Mitchell Elementary School5500 Kingsessing Ave. (19143)
Resurgence Church1738 West Atlantic St. (19140)
West Kensington Ministry 2140 N Hancock St. (19122)
Dare 2 Imagine Church6610 Anderson St. (19119)
Shekinah SDA531 Chew Ave. (19120)
Association of Former Gang Members1631 W Susquehanna Ave. (19121)
Keep the Faith Ministries1906 Harrison St. (19124)
Parkside Association1719 N. 52nd St. (19131)
Richard and Friends1916 E Venango St. (19134)
Triumph Baptist Church1648 W Hunting Park Ave.
Giving Heart Ministries 6506 Elmwood Ave. (19142)
SEAMAAC1711 S Broad St. (19148)
Overbrook West Neighbors (OWN)5925 Lancaster Ave. (19151)
Iglesia Cristiana Avivamiento5500 Tabor Rd. (19120)
Mizpah SDA4355 Paul St. (19124)
Christian Compassion CDC6100 Cedar Ave. (19143)

About the food sites:

  • Sites are open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
  • Residents can pick up one box per household. Supplies will last up to five days.
  • Residents do not need to present an ID or proof of income for eligibility.

In addition, the City and partners continue to operate 80+ student meal sites

About the student meal sites:

  • 49 School District schools are open from 9 a.m – noon on Mondays and Thursdays. Each child will receive six meals.
  • Six Philadelphia Housing Authority community centers are open from 9 a.m. – noon every weekday. Each child will receive breakfast and lunch.
  • Several charter schools are also distributing meals. Times and days vary.
  • Any child is eligible at any site. No ID is required. 

See the full list of student meal sites.

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