COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRIES, SOUP KITCHENS & SHELTERS

Food supplied by the GBFB provides more than 1,300,000 meals annually at soup kitchens and shelters and an average of 23,000 individuals receive food monthly from the food pantries.

If you need food assistance please call the Greater Berks Food Bank at 610-926-5802 to find the location of a food pantry in your community.

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Food Pantry Sites

  • Ashland Food Pantry – Ashland
  • Christ’s Cupboard – Ashland
  • Bethel Tulpehocken – Bethel
  • New First Baptist Church of Birdsboro – Birdsboro
  • St. John’s UCC – Birdsboro
  • Fleetwood Area Food Pantry – Blandon
  • Boyertown Multi-Service – Boyertown
  • Boyertown Salvation Army – Boyertown
  • Harvest Fellowship of Colebrookdale – Boyertown
  • Hopewell Love in the Name of Christ – Douglasville
  • St. Paul’s UCC – Douglassville
  • New Hope Wesleyan Church – Frackville
  • Girardville Area Food Pantry – Girardville
  • Hamburg SDA Church – Hamburg
  • Northern Berks Food Pantry – Hamburg
  • Friend, Inc. – Kutztown
  • Friend, Inc./Kutztown University – Kutztown
  • MANNA – Ministry of Grace E.C. Church – Kutztown
  • Schuylkill Valley Pastors’ Association – Leesport
  • Mahanoy Area Food Pantry – Mahanoy City
  • Minersville Area Food Cupboard – Minersville
  • St. Benedict’s RCC – Mohnton
  • Twin Valley Food Pantry – Morgantown
  • Williams Valley Food Pantry – Muir
  • Schuylkill Valley Food Pantry – New Philadelphia
  • New Ringgold Area Food Pantry – New Ringgold
  • Nuremberg Area Food Pantry – Nuremberg
  • Oley Valley Food Pantry – Oley
  • Pine Grove Area Food Pantry – Pine Grove
  • Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities – Pottstown
  • Pottstown Salvation Army – Pottstown
  • Phoenix Park Union Church – Pottsville
  • Port Carbon Food Pantry – Pottsville
  • Pottsville Area Food Pantry – Pottsville
  • Pottsville Salvation Army – Pottsville
  • Schuylkill Community Action Program – Pottsville
  • United Presbyterian Church – Pottsville
  • Bethel AME Church – Reading
  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown – Reading
  • Christ Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Christ Lutheran Church/Glenside Blessings – Reading
  • Family First Resource Center – Reading
  • First Unitarian Universalist – Reading
  • Grace and Hope Mission – Reading
  • Grace Street Pantry – Reading
  • Holy Trinity Church of God – Reading
  • Hope Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Hub of Hope Pantry at Reading Moravian Church – Reading
  • Incarnation Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Jewish Family Service – Reading
  • Kennedy House, Catholic Charities – Reading
  • New Journey Community Outreach – Reading
  • North 6th Street Church of God – Reading
  • Oakbrook Housing – Reading
  • Reading Hispanic SDA – Reading
  • Reading Salvation Army – Reading
  • St. James Chapel COGIC – Reading
  • St. John’s Lutheran Church – Reading
  • St. Joseph’s RCC – Reading
  • St. Luke’s Lutheran Church – Reading
  • St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church – Reading
  • Transform Church – Reading
  • Trinity UCC – Reading
  • Exeter Area Food Pantry – Reading/Exeter Twp
  • Muhlenberg Churches Food Pantry – Reading/Mulenberg Twp
  • Ringtown Valley Food Pantry – Ringtown
  • Conrad Weiser Pantry – Robesonia
  • Schuylkill Haven Area Food Pantry – Schuylkill Haven
  • Shenandoah Area Food Pantry – Shenandoah
  • Grace Evangelical Lutheran – Shillington
  • Keystone Military Families – Shoemakersville
  • St. Ignatius Loyola RCC – Sinking Spring
  • Zion Blue Mountain U.C.C. – Strausstown
  • Tamaqua Area Food Pantry – Tamaqua
  • Tamaqua Primitive Methodist Church -Tamaqua
  • Hampden Heights SDA Church – Temple
  • Spring Valley Church of God – Temple
  • Williams Valley Food Pantry – Tower City
  • Tremont Food Pantry – Tremont
  • Tri Valley Food Pantry – Valley View
  • Wilson Food Pantry – West Lawn
  • Bethany Lutheran Church – West Reading
  • Lifeline of Berks County – West Reading
  • Berks Technical Institute – Wyomissing

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Current Soup Kitchens and Meal/Snack Program Sites

  • Berks Area Youth Recreation Inc. – Reading
  • Bethel AME – Reading
  • Boyertown Salvation Army – Boyertown
  • Camp Fire/Camp Adahi – Mohnton
  • Camp Fire USA Camp Adahi Community Outreach – Reading
  • Catholic Soup Kitchen – Reading
  • Christian Association Vision For Today, Inc. – Reading
  • Circle of Friends Drop In Center – Reading
  • City Light Ministry – Reading
  • City Reach Faith Kitchen – Reading
  • Community Prevention Partnership/KAP Program – Reading
  • Community Prevention Partnerships/Parents as Teachers – Reading
  • Community Prevention Partnerships / Celebrating Reading Families – Reading
  • Grace Bible Fellowship – Reading
  • Holy Cross Memorial Church – Reading
  • Holy Spirit Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Holy Trinity COG Day House – Reading
  • Hope Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Hope of the Nations Christian Center – Reading
  • Hub of Hope Soup Kitchen – Reading
  • Iglesia Bautista Betania – Reading
  • Jamestown Village Apartments – Reading
  • Kids Peace – Temple
  • Literacy Council of Reading Berks – West Lawn
  • New Journey Community Outreach – Reading
  • NHS Family and Youth Afterschool Resources – Reading
  • Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs – Reading
  • Opportunity House/2nd Street Learning Center – Reading
  • PA Migrant Education Program – Reading
  • The Place – Reading
  • Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities – Pottstown
  • Pottstown Salvation Army – Pottstown
  • Pottsville Salvation Army – Pottsville
  • Reading KTB – Reading
  • Reading Recreation Commission – Reading
  • Reading Salvation Army – Reading
  • Spanish Speaking Seniors/Hispanic Center – Reading
  • Spring Valley Church of God/Youth Program – Reading
  • St. James Chapel – Reading
  • St. James Community Christian Center – Reading
  • St. John’s UCC – Birdsboro
  • St. Patrick’s Pottsville Area Kitchen – Pottsville
  • Veterans Making a Difference – West Lawn
  • YMCA Teen Drop In Center – Reading

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Current Shelter Sites

  • Berks Counseling Center/Cotton Street – Reading
  • Berks Counseling Center/Perkiomen Avenue – Reading
  • Bethany Children’s Home – Womelsdorf
  • Conewago/Firetree LTD – Pottsville
  • Dayspring Homes, Inc. – Reading
  • Easy Does It – Hilltop Men’s Program – Leesport
  • Easy Does It – Hilltop Women’s Program – Leesport
  • Easy Does It – Walnut Street – Reading
  • Freedom Gate Ministry, Inc. – Reading
  • Friendship House/Cloud Home – Pottsville
  • Hogar Crea, Inc. – Reading
  • Hope Rescue Mission – Reading
  • New Person Center – Reading
  • Opportunity House/Shelter – Reading
  • Pottstown Salvation Army – Pottstown
  • Safe Berks – Reading
  • Servants to All – Pottsville
  • Supportive Concepts for Families – Reading
  • Teen Challenge Training Center – Rehersburg
  • YMCA Baby University – Reading
  • YMCA Camp Joy – Reading
  • YMCA DUI – Reading
  • YMCA Honor House – Reading
  • YMCA Men’s Bridge House – Reading
  • YMCA Men’s Safe House – Reading
  • YMCA Twin Peaks – Reading
  • YMCA Women’s Bridge House – Reading
  • YMCA Women’s Safe House – Reading
  • YMCA Y-Haven – Reading
  • YMCA Y-Passages – Reading