Face to Face Germantown distributes food Monday, Thursday and Fridays at noon in Germantown | Courtesy of Facebook

As the coronavirus crisis continues in Philadelphia, many community members are experiencing job loss and economic hardships which can lead to an increased need for food pantries. Below is a list of food resources in or near Germantown.

Face to Face Germantown

Where: 123 Price street parking lot
When: Monday, Thursday and Fridays, noon to 2 p.m
About: Face to Face is a nonprofit human services organization committed to improving the community through health, well-being, and stability. During the pandemic Face to Face will distribute “grab and go” hot meals, fresh produce and food packages.

Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry

Where: 35 West Chelten Avenue
When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon
About: Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry works to connect Northwest Philadelphia residents to resources. They offers several services, including grocery food distribution. The ministry usually operates as choice food pantry, where people choose their items, but due to COVID-19, their food cupboard items are prepackaged.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Friday Food Cupboard

Where: 5421 Germantown Avenue
When: Fridays, 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
About: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is a Christian organization in Germantown. Their food cupboard is year round, but have adapted their routine to appease city recommendations of staying safe during COVID-19. They have prepared 40 bags of non-perishable food items will be given outside the church doors.

Germantown Masjid Ramadan Food Delivery

When: Call for delivery, 267-237–0414
About: The Germantown Masjid created Iftar, their food delivery program for those participating in Ramadan. Each person can receive a hot meal delivered during the religious fasting.

Dana Rummery set up a mini food pantry on the 600 Block of Rittenhouse | Courtesy of Dana Rummery

Neighbor Food Pantries

Samantha Siegel

Where: 200 Block of Rittenhouse St.
When: Everyday as supplies last
AboutSiegel began a GoFundMe to support her mini food pantry. Her pantry consists of non-perishable food items, toiletries and baby supplies like diapers and wipes.

Dana Rummery

Where: 600 Block of Rittenhouse St.
When: Everyday as supplies last
AboutRummery’s food pantry encourages the community to take what they need and leave what they can. Items include canned goods, rice, dressings and other non-perishable items.

City of Philadelphia Food Sites for Adults & Students

These sites are sponsored by the city. Residents can pick up one box per household. Boxes contain non-perishable items on Mondays and fresh produce on Thursdays. For student locations with one day for pick up, each student will receive a box containing five breakfast and five lunch meals.

Happy Hollow Recreation Center

Where: 4800 Wayne Ave.
When: Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon

John B. Kelly School (student meal site)

Where: 5116 Pulaski Ave.
When: Thursdays, noon

Master Chartery, Pickett Campus (student meal site)

Where: 5700 Wayne Ave.
When: Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon

Mastery Charter, John Wister Elementary (student meal site)

Where: 67 E. Bringhurst St.
When: Mondays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon

Roosevelt Elementary School (student meal site)

Where: 430 E. Washington Ln.
When: Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon

Mastery Charter, Pastorius Richardson Elementary (student meal site)

Where: 5650 Sprague St.
When: Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon

Martin Luther King High School (student meal site)

Where: 6100 Stenton Ave.
When: Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon