Tips and tricks for volunteers, and other places client friends can get assistance.

Tips for Volunteers

Things to keep in mind
Meal-Making Tips
Food safety
How to write a caring note
Most Needed Items
How to assemble a snack bag

Caring Community Resources

Find food help, assistance with chores, and more through these community resources.



Meal Delivery
Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels

Delivers meals to clients in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. Some financial assistance may be available. Also accepts SNAP.

Contact: 215-233-5555

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Manna delivers free, frozen meals to people citywide who are battling serious medical conditions with nutritional concerns. This service is open to all ages.

Contact: 866-626-6209

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Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA)

PCA delivers free meals to citywide participants based on assessment.

Contact: 215-765-9040

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Other Free Food
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

The state offers free monthly boxes of food for income-eligible adults age 60 and older. Boxes are distributed at different agencies across the city.

Contact: SHARE Food Program at (215) 223-2220

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Philabundance is a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania, United States.

Contact: (215) 339-0900

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Find local pantries, soup kitchens, food shelves, food banks and other food help.

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Find food pantries, soup kitchens, summer meals sites, government nutrition programs or grassroots organizations.

Contact: 1(800) 5-HUNGRY

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Other Help
The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition against Hunger offers assistance applying for SNAP, finding summer meals, locating a food pantry near you, and more.

Contact: (215) 430-0555

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MANNA on Main Street

Social services agency in Montgomery County offering a soup kitchen, pantry, emergency financial aid program, culinary training courses, and more.

Contact: (215) 885-5454

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Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging

Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging offers home repair assistance to those who need.

Contact: (215) 765-9000

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St. John’s Hospice

Offering shelter, assistance, and sustenance for men experiencing homelessness.

Contact: (215) 563-7763

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United Way Bucks County

Offers help to residents with hunger, housing, education, tax assistance, and more.

Contact: (215) 949-1660

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