Supply and demand will dictate the ability for food pantries to maintain consistency throughout the current health crisis. It is possible that due to high demand and remote work situations that there may not always be someone available to respond to phone calls at these community organizations.
The United Way keeps an updated food resource file for all counties in the greater Lehigh Valley area
Food Access Resources:
179 Chew Street, Allentown, PA (off of 2nd Street)
Currently providing to the entire community: Mondays and Fridays from 12:00-1:30 pm (prepared food)
144 N. 8th Street and 344 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA
Food bank dates and hours: 3/25 and 4/8 from 10 am – 12 pm on Turner Street entrance. Prepared bags/grab & go. Other appointments by phone. 610-432-0129
Greater Valley YMCA:
425 S. 15th Street, Allentown, PA
Continuing to serve youth meals Monday-Friday: Dinner 4-5 pm
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley: http://shfblv.org/
Serves both Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The Find Food search engine on the Second Harvest website allows users to search for food resources by zip code.
Feeding PA: https://www.feedingpa.org/
PA 211: Get Connected. Get Help
Families in our community can call 2-1-1 or visit www.pa211east.org if they need help. Pennsylvania 211 East is a free, confidential, non-emergency, 24-hour information and referral service that connects Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon county residents with health and human services they need.