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
  • Bethel Tulpehocken – Bethel
  • New First Baptist Church of Birdsboro – Birdsboro
  • Fleetwood Area Food Pantry – Blandon
  • Boyertown Multi-Service – Boyertown
  • Boyertown Salvation Army – Boyertown
  • Harvest Fellowship of Colebrookdale – Boyertown
  • New Life In Christ Ministries – Cumbola
  • 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
  • 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
  • Berks Encore – Reading
  • Bethel AME Church – Reading
  • Bridge of Hope – Berks County – Reading
  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown – Reading
  • Christ Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Christ Lutheran Church/Glenside Blessings – Reading
  • City Reach Pantry – Reading
  • Co-County Wellness Services (BAN) – Reading
  • Family First Resource Center – Reading
  • Family Promise of Berks County, Inc – Reading
  • First Unitarian Universalist – Reading
  • Grace and Hope Mission – Reading
  • Holy Trinity Church of God – Reading
  • Hope Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Hub of Hope Pantry at Reading Moravian Church – Reading
  • Iglesia Bautista Betania Pantry – Reading
  • Incarnation Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Kennedy House, Catholic Charities – Reading
  • New Journey United Methodist Church – Reading
  • North 6th Street Church of God – Reading
  • Oakbrook Housing – Reading
  • Produce 4 Kids – 6 Participating Schools – Reading
  • Produce to People – GBFB direct distribution – Reading
  • Reading Dove Christian Ministry Center – 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
  • Trinity UCC – Reading
  • Exeter Area Food Pantry – Reading/Exeter Twp
  • Mulenberg 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
  • Berks Encore – Mifflin Center – Shillington
  • 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
  • Berks Encore – Wernersville Center – Wernersville
  • Wilson Food Pantry – West Lawn
  • Bethany Lutheran Church – West Reading
  • Jewish Family Service – Reading
  • LAC Helping Hands – Wyomissing

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Current Soup Kitchens and Meal/Snack Program Sites

  • 3rd & Spruce Recreation Center – Reading
  • Agency Development – Reading
  • BCC/ACT Program – Reading
  • BCC/Maternal Intervention & Support Services – Reading
  • Bethel AME – Reading
  • Boyertown Salvation Army – Boyertown
  • Calvary Community Center – Reading
  • Camp Fire/Camp Adahi – Mohnton
  • Camp Fire USA Camp Adahi Community Outreach – Reading
  • Camp Fire USA Adahi Council/Blair Avenue – Reading
  • Catholic Soup Kitchen – Reading
  • Christ Lutheran Church/Casa de Cristo – Reading
  • Christian Association Vision For Today, Inc. – Reading
  • Circle of Friends Drop In Center – Reading
  • City Light Ministry – Reading
  • City Reach Faith Kitchen – Reading
  • Co-County Wellness Services (BAN) – Reading
  • Community Prevention Partnership/KAP Program – Reading
  • Concilio Pentecostal El Lugar de Refugio – Reading
  • Holy Cross Memorial Church – Reading
  • Holy Spirit Lutheran Church – Reading
  • Holy Trinity COG Day House – Reading
  • Hub of Hope Soup Kitchen – Reading
  • I- LEAD Charter School – Reading
  • Iglesia Bautista Betania – Reading
  • Jamestown Village Apartments – Reading
  • New Life in Christ Ministies – Cumbola
  • New Journey United Methodist Church – 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
  • PA Treatment & Healing – Pottsville
  • Pottstown Salvation Army – Pottstown
  • Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities – Reading
  • Pottsville Salvation Army – Pottsville
  • Reading Dove/Compassion Ministry – Reading
  • Reading Salvation Army – Reading
  • Reading School District – Reading
  • Spanish Speaking Seniors/Hispanic Center – Reading
  • Spring Valley Church of God/Youth Program – Reading
  • St. James Chapel – Reading
  • St. Luke’s Lutheran Church – Reading

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Current Shelter Sites

  • Berks Counseling Center/Cotton Street – Reading
  • Berks Counseling Center/Perkiomen Avenue – Reading
  • Berks Women in Crisis – Reading
  • City Reach Men’s Recovery House – Reading
  • Conewago/Firetree LTD – Pottsville
  • Danken House – Wernersville
  • 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
  • Mary’s Shelter – Reading
  • New Life in Christ Ministries – Cumbola
  • New Person Center – Reading
  • Opportunity House/Shelter – Reading
  • Pottstown Salvation Army – Pottstown
  • SCFS, LLC – Birdsboro
  • Teen Challenge Training Center – Rehersburg
  • YMCA Baby University – 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