Free Groceries and Meals during CoVid19
We are working to provide a resources for food assistance in our community during the CoVid19 pandemic. We will be updating these pages as new information becomes available. If you have additional information to add, please email us at email@example.com.
The following are reliable repeating food giveaways. For information on one time and pop-up events, please visit our calendar or facebook page.
Harford Community Action Agency Food Pantry
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) 1321 Woodbridge Station Way, Edgewood (410.612.9899) provides groceries from 9am to noon, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. They also assist with SNAP application and homeless services. If you are without transportation and unable to access groceries, please phone their offices for assistance. HCAA will also run mobile food pantries at Harford County Public School meal sites during their meal distributions – Wednesdays from 11:00am to noon.
July 29th Joppa Elementary School
August 5th Halls Cross Roads Elementary School – cancelled
August 12th Edgewood Elementary School
August 19th Church Creek Elementary School
August 26th Joppa Elementary School
Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) Harford County Public Schools will be running their Summer Meals program through August 31st to provide meals to children during the summer months. Children ages 2-18 can receive meals on Mondays (2 breakfasts and 2 lunches) and Wednesdays (3 breakfasts and 3 lunches). No application or pre-enrollment is required. This service is available to all children, not just those on free and reduced meals. Please Click here for times and locations.
Community/Faith Based Grocery and Meal Assistance
Northern part of the county
Mason-Dixon Community Services (MDCS) 708 Highland Road, Street, is distributing pre-bagged groceries via drive- thru for northern county residents at their Highlands Common building, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am to noon. They are also open Thursday evenings from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. During this time, Mason Dixon is continuing their mobile food pantry to seniors, disabled, and others who are not able to travel. MDCS will also hosts occasional pop up food giveaways. Please visit their facebook page for times and locations.
Wilson Ministries, 1024 Main Street, Darlington, 410.836.3555. Open the 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 10:00am. Guests will receive 3 bags free groceries (meat, nonperishables, produce) with toiletries per family. Limited pet food is available as well. Their Twice Blessed Thrift Shop is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:30am-12:30pm, however, it isn’t open on the third Saturday of the month. At the thrift shop, people can pick up one emergency bag of pre-packed nonperishable food, limited to once a month.
Centre United Methodist Church, 2409 Rocks Road, Forest Hill, 410.838.4207. Drive thru food pantry. Wednesday 6:00pm to 7:30pm.
Bel Air United Methodist Church, Rt. 924 and Lindwood Ave, 410.838.5181. Family food distribution 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:45am. Drive thru. No meals at this time.
First Presbyterian Church, 224 North Main Street, Bel Air. 24 self service food pantry. Box on front steps. Honor system, take only what you need.
Y in Abingdon, 101 Walter Ward Blvd. Abingdon. 410-679-9622. Food giveaway, Monday evening starting at 6:30 in the parking lot.
Mountain Christian Church Abingdon Campus, 3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Abingdon, MD 21009. Food Giveaway, 4th Saturday of the month 9:00am to 12:00pm.
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1450 Abingdon Road, 410.676.5119. Drive thru, 1 bag of groceries. Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm, Saturday 9:00am to 10:00am.
Mt. Zion at the Tent, 1643 Churchville Road. 410.836.7444. Food Giveaway, Drive thru, Thursdays 12:00am to 4:00pm. Mt. Zion also offers food delivery, errands, and shopping assistance for those in need. Please call for assistance.
Oak Grove Baptist Church, 2106 Churchville Road, Churchville. Food Pantry the 3rd Saturday from 9:30am to 11:00am. Drive up service.
Tabitha’s House, 112 D Connolly Road, Fallston, 410-877-9730. Must call in advance to register. Open Tues, Wed, Thurs, from 10:00 to 2:00. Clients drive up and open their trunk for volunteers to load groceries.
Prince of Peace Sharing Table, 2600 Willoughby Beach Road, each Saturday of the month from 11:30am to 1:00pm; take home meals and groceries.
Breathe 379, 2124 Nuttal Ave., Food bank Wednesday 10:00am to 2:00pm, and 2nd Saturday of the month, 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
Village at Lakeview Community Center, 833 Fisherman Lane. Food giveaway, Tuesday, March 31,2020 9 am to 12pm.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1100 Philadephia Road, Joppa, Food Closet, Tuesdays 6:00pm to 7:30pm, Thursdays 3:30 to 5:00pm, and Saturdays 10:00am to noon. Drive thru.
Havre de Grace
America Legion, 501 Saint Johns Street, self service food pantry. Donate what you can, take only what you need. Honor system, 24 hours, bring your own bags.
St. Johns Episcopal Church, 114 North Union Ave. 410.939.2107. Grace Place and St. John’s Cupboard. Groceries available Tuesdays from 11:15 to 12:15, and Fridays from 11:00am to 12:00pm, or whenever food runs out. Meals will not be served.
Christ the King Church, 410 Webb Lane, (443) 502-8658. Food pantry Tues, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 to 2 pm. Drive thru.
Grace United Methodist Church, 110 West Bel Air Ave. 410.272.0909. Drive thru food pantry. Wednesday 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Must bring photo ID.
Grove Presbyterian Church, 50 East Bel Air Ave. 410.272.0896. Food pantry Wednesday 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Must bring photo ID