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Aid for Friends is now known as Caring for Friends

Sharing food and friendship since 1974

See how we are making a difference in the Philadelphia area

Get to know us


Whether you’re one person or a group, you can help us serve people in several ways.

Get Help

We can help if you need food, friendship, or other important items to help you live comfortably in your home.

We can also help if your community nonprofit or place of worship is looking for food to feed the hungry in your community


For every $1 donated to Caring for Friends, more than $6 is generated in free meals and services for our client friends.

Caring for Friends Happenings

15 million meals

The strength in our numbers

Since our founding in 1974, Caring for Friends has served over 16 million meals to more than 14,000 homebound, isolated seniors and individuals in the greater Philadelphia area.