Free Groceries and Meals during CoVid19

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We are working to provide a resource 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  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.

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9am to 4:00pm (Closed 11:45 am to 1:00 pm each day for restocking), Friday 9:00am to 11:45am.

School Meals

Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) Harford County Public Schools is providing free breakfast and lunch at school for ALL Harford County students. There is no paperwork necessary. Those students that are still learning remotely can sign up to receive a free bagged breakfast and lunch at hcpsmenus.com.

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. They are also providing mobile food pantry services 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.

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:00am to noon
  • First Thursday of the month from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Wilson Ministries, 1024 Main Street, Darlington, 410.836.3555.  The Twice Blessed Thrift Shop provides one emergency bag of pre-packed nonperishable food, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays (except the 3rd Saturday). Limited to once a month. On the third Saturday, the Wilson Center is offers 3 bags free groceries (meat, nonperishables, produce) with toiletries per family. Limited pet food is available as well.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, ThursdaysFridays, Saturdays (except 3rd Saturday) from 9:30am to 12:30pm – Twice Blessed Thrift Shop
  • 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am – Wilson Center 

Centre United Methodist Church, 2409 Rocks Road, Forest Hill, 410.838.4207. Drive thru food pantry.

  • Wednesday 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Grace Episcopal Parish House  1022 Main Street, Darlington. 717-314-3913.

  • 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 10:00am.

Bel Air/Abingdon/Churchville/Fallston

Bel Air United Methodist Church, Rt. 924 and Linwood Ave, 410.838.5181. Drive thru.

  • Wednesdays, Soup Kitchen 10:30am to 12:45pm
  • 1st Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:30am

First Presbyterian Church, 224 North Main Street, Bel Air. 410.838.5181. 24 hour self service food pantry starts Mondays at 10:00am through Fridays 5:00pm. Box on front steps. Honor system, take only what you need. 

Mountain Christian Church Abingdon Campus, 3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Abingdon, MD 21009. Food Giveaway, 

  • Tuesdays 5:00pm to 7:00pm

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1450 Abingdon Road, 410.676.5119. Drive thru, 1 bag of groceries.

  • Thursday 5:30pm to 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

Oak Grove Baptist Church, 2106 Churchville Road, Churchville. Drive up service.

  • 3rd Saturday from 9:00am to 11:00am

Tabitha’s House, 112 D Connolly Road, Fallston, 410.877.9730. Must call in advance to register.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and 1st Saturday 10:00am to 2:30pm
  • Thursday 10:00am to 3:30pm

St. Mark Roman Catholic Church 804 Old Fallston Road, Fallston.  443.299.6489.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Non-perishables, toiletries, household goods

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 410.838.3178. Food is mostly nonperishables, with occasional frozen meats.

  • Thursday 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Fridays 10:30am to 12:00pm

Calvary Baptist Church, 206 East Courtland Place, 410.838.6080. Food pantry.

  • Mondays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm hot meals, dine-in only
  • Tuesdays from 9:00am to 3:30pm

Smith’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 3109 Churchville Road, Churchville.  410.734.7113.

  • Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Edgewood

Prince of Peace Sharing Table, 2600 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood. Take home meals and groceries.

  • Saturday  11:30am to 1:00pm; .

Breathe 379, 2124 Nuttal Ave. Edgewood. Groceries, prepared food, clothes.

  • Wednesday 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • 2nd Saturday of the month, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

EPICENTER, EPICENTER at Edgewood, 1918 Pulaski Hwy, Edgewood. 443.981.3742.

  • Second Tuesday  11:00am to 2:00pm

Village at Lakeview Community Center, 833 Fisherman Lane, Edgewood – 410.679.0473. Groceries

  • Fourth Tuesday of the month, 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Crown of Life Worship Center  1980 Trimble Road, Edgewood.  410.417.8843.

  • 1st Saturday of the month, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Joppa

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1100 Philadelphia Road, Joppa, Food Closet. Drive thru. 

  • Tuesdays 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Thursdays 3:30 to 5:00pm
  • Saturdays 10:00am to noon

Havre de Grace

St. Patrick’s Church, 615 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, 443.504.9330. Groceries. There is a green bin for food collection from the community located in the vestibule of the Hall.

  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 9:30am to 11:30am

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.  Groceries.

  • Tuesdays Grace Place 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Fridays St. John’s Cupboard 10:00am to 12:00pm

Tabernacle of Faith Family Life Center, 315A N. Earlton Road. 410.939.5017. Groceries

  • 3rd Friday of the month, starting at noon

Havre de Grace Compassion Center, 531 Legion Drive. 410.939.0879. Groceries. Call ahead, by appointment only

  • Wednesdays at 9:30am

Havre de Grace Housing Authority 101 Stansbury Court, HdG  410.939.2097.

Aberdeen 

EPICENTER at Aberdeen, 21 Aberdeen Shopping Plaza. 443.981.37Groceries

  • 1st Saturday of each month from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Mt. Zion Baptist  The CHOSEN Community Development Corp.  200 Post Road, Aberdeen. 410.939.1294. Groceries

  • 1st Saturday of the month from 12:00pm to 2:30pm

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 222 South Law Street, Aberdeen.  A 4-day supply of shelf-stable food is provided.  One visit per week allowed, and photo ID is required.  For more information call 410.272.4535 extension 3, and leave a message. Someone will return your call.

  • Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am
  • Saturdays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Grace United Methodist Church, 110 West Bel Air Ave. 410.272.0909. Drive thru food pantry.

  • Wednesday 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Grove Presbyterian Church, 50 East Bel Air Ave. 410.272.0896. Food pantry.

  • Wednesday 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Food Pantries by day of the week (Click on image to enlarge)

 

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