Food Programs within the Diocese

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

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Below is a lost of the churches in the Diocese that offer free meals, operate food pantries and/or personal goods pantries. We have also provided some information on assistance with paying utility bills and avoiding eviction.

If we have missed anything, please let us know by emailing or go into our Asset Map to update. We share this list with the hope it will be passed on to anyone seeking assistance.


Abington: St. Anne’s Episcopal Church
2119 Old Welsh Rd, Abington, PA 19001
• God’s Abundance Food Pantry-Tuesday’s, 11:30am

Ardmore:St Mary’s Episcopal Church
36 Ardmore Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003
Ardmore Food Pantry: Mondays 10am – 12pm and 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Bristol: St. James the Greater
225 Walnut St., Bristol, PA 19007
• Monthly Dinner-last Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm

Chester: St. Mary’s Church, Chester
703 Edwards St, Chester, PA 19013
• Food Cupboard-Every Thursday, 12:30pm-2pm

Clifton Heights: St. Stephen’s Church, Clifton Heights
199 W Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018
• Food Bank-Every Sunday, 11:15am-12:15pm and every Wednesday, 10:30am-11:30am

Essington: Church of St. John the Evangelist
16 W 3rd St, Essington, PA 19029
• Community Dinner-1st Thursday of the month, 5pm-7pm.

Lansdale: Holy Trinity Church, Lansdale
407 N Broad St, Lansdale, PA 19446
• Lunch-Every Friday, 11 am.
• Sandwiches and fruit served on the corner of 4th and Broad St. in Lansdale. Soup and bread served inside of the church

Norristown: All Saints Episcopal Church, Norristown
535 Haws Ave, Norristown, PA 19401
• Bread of Life Community Café, on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday of each month. Dinner is served from 5pm-6pm.

Norristown: St. John’s Norristown
23 E. Airy St. Norristown, Pa. 19401. 610-272-4092
Meals : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:30-12:30 Saturday 8:30-9:30
Free gently used clothing-Tuesday and Thursday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Norwood: St. Stephen’s Church, Norwood
128 Chester Pike, Norwood. PA 19074
• The Common Good Supper on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Paoli: The Church of the Good Samaritan
212 W Lancaster Aver, Paoli, PA 19301-1758
• The Good Samaritan Food Closet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 9am-11am.
• The Good Samaritan Food Closet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 5pm-7pm.

Philadelphia (Germantown): St. Luke’s Germantown
Tuesday Morning Community Breakfast: 9:00 AM-11:00AM
Friday Food Pantry: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & Clothing Nook is open.
Saturday Afternoon: Community Lunch: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM-Clothing Nook is open.

Philadelphia (West): St. Mary’s, Hamilton Village
3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
UCHC Dinner every Thursday night at 5:30 pm.
UCHC Sandwiches every Saturday at 12 noon.

Philadelphia: Christ Church and St. Michael’s Church
29 W Tulpehocken St., Philadelphia. PA 19144
• Community Dinner-4th Saturday of the month. Dinner is served 3pm-5pm,

Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill): Church of St. Martin in the Fields
8000 Saint Martins Lane, Philadelphia. PA 19118
• SUPPER-2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, begins at 6pm

Philadelphia (North): George W South Memorial Church of the Advocate
1801 W Diamond St., Philadelphia, PA 19121
• Advocate Café-Monday through Friday, 12pm-2pm
• Food Voucher distribution-Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays, 10am-12pm

Philadelphia (Mt. Airy): Grace Epiphany Church, Mt. Airy
224 E Gowen Ave, Philadelphia PA 19119
• Supper-3rd Wednesday of the month, 6pm

Philadelphia (West/Center City): Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
3723 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
• University City Coalition Dinner-Every Wednesday, 6pm
• Monthly Community Luncheon-Last Thursday of the month, 12pm
• Food pantry-Every Monday, 9am-11am

Philadelphia (West): St. Andrew & St. Monica Church
3600 Baring St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
• Food Cupboard-Saturdays, 9:30am-11am

Philadelphia (Northeast): St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church
101 E Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19120
• Community lunch-Every Saturday, 11:30am-1pm.

Philadelphia (Center City): St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
1625 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
• Food Cupboard-Tuesdays through Fridays, 9:30am-11am
• Saturday Soup Bowl-Every Saturday, 7am-9am.

Philadelphia (Center City/Society Hill): St. Peter’s Church, Philadelphia
313 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
• Food Cupboard-Every Saturday, 8am-10am.

Phoenixville: St. Peter’s Church, Phoenixville
121 Church St, Phoenixville, PA 19460
• Daily Lunch-Monday through Friday, 11:30am-1pm
• Food Pantry-Every other Saturday and Monday, Saturdays 9am-11am and Mondays 5pm-7pm

Pottstown: Christ Church Pottstown
316 E High St, Pottstown, PA 19464
Community meal every Monday at 11:45 a.m.

Roxborough: St. Alban’s Church, Roxborough
500 Fairhorne Ave, Roxborough, PA 19128
• Supper-2nd Tuesday of the month, 6pm.

West Chester: The Church of the Holy Trinity
212 S High St., West Chester, PA 19382
• Friday Night Suppers-every Friday night, 4:30pm-6pm.



• Tenant Legal Aid Referral Line (267-443-2500) for rights of tenants

• Congreso de Latinos Unidos
216 W. Somerset St., Phila., PA 19133

• Action Wellness
1216 Arch St., 6th Fl.
Phila., PA 19107

• Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center – Supportive Service for Veteran Families (SSVF)
213-217 North 4th Street, Phila., PA, 19106

• Diversified Community Services-Dixon House (If you are behind on mortgage)
1920 S. 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19145

• Office of Homeless Services (If eviction notice was received)
Emergency response Unit
Appletree Family Center
1430 Cherry Street
Monday-Friday 7am-5pm
215-686-7151 or 7153


• Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF)
1608 Walnut Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19103