Montco Hunger Solutions is a department of the Share Food Program in Montgomery County. We provide emergency food supplies to over 60 partner agencies including food cupboards, soup kitchens, shelters, senior living facilities, and social service organizations. Montco Hunger Solutions also sponsors the Norristown Farmers Market (closed for 2020, check back next year) and Advocates Against Hunger.
Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens
We can refer you to local providers and explain what benefits you qualify for. Contact us or click the link below for emergency food locations, hours, and services.
You must live in Montgomery County. Some pantries only serve certain zip codes. Check with your local pantry for details.
You will not be asked to show proof, but to qualify for government food (green icons on the map) your income should fall under the Federal Income Poverty Guidelines.
Programs for Seniors
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides a set of vouchers ($24 value) for seniors to use at participating farmers markets between June 1st and November 30th, but checks must be obtained by September 30th. Participating Farmers Markets can be found by clicking here. You must be at least 60 years old by the end of this calendar year and meet the income requirements to qualify.
Resources for Individuals
Resources for Pantries/Kitchens
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program, known as the Senior Food Box, supplies a free box of food to seniors every month. It includes fruits and juices, vegetables, milk, plant based protein, meat/poultry/fish, cereals, cheese, and pasta or rice. You must be at least 60 years old and meet the Income Requirements to qualify.
For Our Partners
We welcome questions about food donation, advocacy, or volunteering. If you are a site interested in hosting a government anti-hunger program, please contact us.
Montco Hunger Solutions manage the State Food Purchase Program, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, The Emergency Food Assistance Program, the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System, and the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. For more information about Pennsylvania emergency food programs visit the Pennsylvania Food Assistance website.
Montco Hunger Solutions
Share is pleased to serve the community in accordance with USDA civil rights regulations, which you can read by clicking here.
The Share Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy.
Contact Share in Philadelphia
2901 W. Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19129