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 info@healthyharford.org.

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 3:00pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and 4pm to 7pm Tuesday and Thursday. 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.

School Meals

Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) Harford County Public Schools is offering weekly meal pick-ups. The meals include a breakfast and lunch meal in a single package. Meals are available for all children age 18 and under, and any HCPS student, regardless of age. The meal pa will receive. Children do not have to be eligible for free and reduced-price meals or be enrolled in school distribution location. Adult must provide the number of children to be served and the children’s full name at pick-up.

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 the first Thursday of the month 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, 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 8:00pm. 

Bel Air/Abingdon/Churchville/Fallston

Bel Air United Methodist Church, Rt. 924 and Linwood Ave, 410.838.5181.  Food giveaway Wednesdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm. 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. Will have future food pantries, please check back soon.

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 12:00pm 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 9:00am 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, Fri,  from 10:00 to 2:00, and Thurs 10:00 to 3:30. Clients can go in, or drive up and open their trunk for volunteers to load groceries.

Hickory Compassion Center, 2500 Conowingo Road, 410.974.9296. Food is distributed by request during hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 2pm.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, 410.838.3178. Food us distributed Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, and Fridays from 10:30am to 12:00pm. Food is mostly nonperishables, with occasional frozen meats.

Calvary Baptist Church, 206 East Courtland Place, 410.838.6080. Food pantry is open every Tuesday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Edgewood

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. 

EPICENTER, EPICENTER at Edgewood, 1918 Pulaski Hwy, Food Giveaway, the second Friday of each month from 11am-2pm

Village at Lakeview Community Center, 833 Fisherman Lane – 410.679.0473. Food giveaway, third Friday of the month starting at 10:00 am. Hot takeaway meals are also available Monday through Friday at 4:00 pm, but you must call ahead.

Joppa

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1100 Philadelphia 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

American 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 10:00am 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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 to 2 pm. Drive thru.

Tabernacle of Faith Family Life Center, 315A N. Earlton Road. 410.939.5017. Food Distribution the 3rd Friday of the month, starting at noon.

Havre de Grace Compassion Center, 531 Legion Drive. 410.939.0879. Food is distributed Wednesdays at 9:30 am.  Form line in front of center.

Aberdeen 

EPICENTER at Aberdeen, 21 Aberdeen Shopping Plaza, the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 to 1 pm.

Mt. Zion Baptist  The CHOSEN Community Development Corp.  200 Post Road, Aberdeen, MD, the 1st Saturday of the month from 9:00am- to 12:00pm.

St Joan of Arc Good Samaritan Ministry, 215 South Law Street, Aberdeen. Wednesdays (beginning March 17th) from 9:30 – 11:00am. Provides emergency aid  including include food, prescriptions, evictions, or utility assistance. to residents within their parish boundaries. Contact Number: 410-272-4535, Ext. 3. Please leave a message with name and phone number, and you will be contacted within 24 hours.

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

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