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South Schuylkill News Food Pantries, May 9, 2024

Auburn: Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank will be open at the St. John’s Church parking lot, 200 Pearson St., on Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will help load cars 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, May 24, from 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.

New Ringgold: The New Ringgold Area Food Pantry will hold its distribution on Saturday, May 11, 8:30-10:30 a.m., at Christ Church of McKeansburg, 6 S. Race St. Distribution is on the second Saturday of odd-numbered months.

Orwigsburg: The Orwigsburg Food Pantry will hold its monthly food distribution Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. The pantry is in St. John’s United Church of Christ, 232 E. Market St., and is open the third Saturday of every month.

Orwigsburg: Helping Harvest will hold a monthly Mobile Market on Saturday, May 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the fourth Saturday of each month thereafter in the parking lot at Blum’s Auction House, 1506 Centre Turnpike #6 (Route 61).

Pine Grove: The Pine Grove Area Council of Churches Food Pantry will be open Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon for families of Pine Grove borough and Pine Grove and Washington townships. The 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.

Pine Grove Area Pathway: A food and essential-item pantry serves families in the Pine Grove Area School District. It is at 42 S. Tulpehocken St. with entrance through the blue door on the ground floor. No parking in the Legion lot. Shopping hours are the first and third Thursday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. The next shopping day is Thursday, May 16. Customers must show proof of residency. A $10 cash donation is requested.

Schuylkill Haven: The Schuylkill Haven Food Pantry will be open Friday, May 17, from noon to 3 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 and Schuylkill Haven boroughs, 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 will distribute on Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. 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 the third Saturday of each month. A “day old baked goods” distribution is available on the second Tuesday of the month at the Tremont Municipal Building, 139 Clay St., Suite 6. The next distribution is May 14 from 11 a.m. until noon. It is open to anybody.

Tower City: The Williams Valley Food Pantry, via Schuylkill Community Action, will be Saturday, May 18, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 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

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