Auburn: Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank in Auburn will be open on the parking lot at the Auburn Borough Building, 451 Pearson St., from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Volunteers will help load your car with meats, fruit, vegetables, juice and other goodies. Donations vary monthly. The food bank is open the third Wednesday of each month.
Cressona: The Cressona food pantry will be open Friday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Faith Assembly of God Church, 18 S. Second St. It is open the fourth Friday of each month.
Orwigsburg: The Orwigsburg Food Pantry will hold its monthly food distribution on Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 to 11 a.m. The pantry is in St. John’s United Church of Christ on 232 E. Market St. and open the third Saturday of every month.
Pine Grove: The Pine Grove Area Council of Churches Food Pantry will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 20, for families of Pine Grove borough and Pine Grove and Washington townships. The food pantry, which is open on the third Saturday of every month, is in the lower level of the weekday church school building at 200 School St. For more information or emergency food, call 570-345-3033 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. If there is no answer, callers may leave a message.
Schuylkill Haven: The Schuylkill Haven Food Pantry will be open Friday, Nov. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. The pantry is behind the Walk In Art Center on Market Street between Parkway and St. Charles Street and serves residents of Auburn, Cressona, Deer Lake, Landingville, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill Haven and North Manheim, South Manheim, Wayne and West Brunswick townships. The pantry distributes food on the third Friday every month.
Tremont: The Tremont Area Food Pantry distributes from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20. It is in the Tremont municipal building, 139 Clay St., Suite 6. Entrance to the pantry is through the handicapped-accessible doors on the side of the building facing the tennis/basketball courts. The pantry serves Tremont borough and township and Frailey and Reilly townships. It is open on the third Saturday of each month. A day-old baked goods distribution is available on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. to noon. It is open to everyone.
Tower City: The Williams Valley Food Pantry, via Schuylkill Community Action, is held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at 800 E. Grand Ave., Tower City. The pantry serves the Williams Valley School District. For referral or other information, call SCA at 570-622-1995, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The pantry is open the third Saturday of each month.
Source: Berkshire mont