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More Help: Food & Nutrition
- Food Stamp Hotline 215-430-0556: The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger helps Philadelphia residents apply for food stamps (now called SNAP) by phone. The Coalition can also help you find a food pantry in your community.
215-430-0556, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., www.hungercoalition.org
- SHARE Food Program: Offers $45 in groceries in exchange for $20 and two hours of community service.
- Philabundance Food Help Line: Can provide a one-time emergency box of food and resources for ongoing food assistance. Open Monday - Friday 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
- Sunday Suppers: Provides healthy shared dinners, increased access to fresh local food, and other food related support to families in the Norris Square area of Philadelphia (19122).
For Women and Children
- WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children): Helps pregnant women and mothers with children under age 5 with food and nutritional information.
- MOMobile: Distribute baby supplies and emergency food as well as other support services.
- Summer Food Service Program: Nutritional Development Services provides free summer meals to kids in many neighborhoods throughout the city.
- Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger: Help applying for children to get free or reduced-price meals at school.
- Aid for Friends: Delivers home-cooked meals to home-bound seniors.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging: Provides information about community centers, meal programs, legal assistance, home repairs, nursing homes and public benefits for seniors.
For People with Serious Illness
- MANNA: Delivers free home-cooked meals and provides nutrition education and counseling to people with HIV, AIDS or life-threatening illness.