FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH

r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Aug. 7 (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

r Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Aug. 8 (second Wednesday of the month), Fulmer’s Personal Care Home, Dunnstown. Information: Beverly Miller, 570-748-5891.

r Cancer Support Group — 7 p.m. Aug. 9 (second Thursday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. Information: group facilitator Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

GRIEF

r GriefShare — 7 p.m. Thursdays, Salona United Methodist Church. Information: Rote Church office at 570-726-7522 (leave a message).

r Bereavement Support Group — 3-4:30 p.m. Aug. 8 (second Wednesday of the month), Susque-View chapel, sponsored by Community Nursing Service’s Centre Crossings Hospice. Information: Nicole Crawford, 570-748-8511.

FOOD BANKS

r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven — 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r Howard Area Lions Food Bank — Open 2-4 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Centre County residents Aug. 6 (first Monday of the month) and to Clinton County residents Aug. 20 (third Monday of the month).

r St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry — 9-11 a.m. Aug. 8 (second Wednesday of the month) for Clinton County residents in the Lamar-Mill Hall region. Use rear entrance of church at 6220 Nittany Valley Drive (Route 64), a mile north of I-80 interchange at Lamar. The pantry can be available 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, but this is by appointment only. For an appointment, or more information, call 570-726-4163 or 570-726-7460.

r Blanchard Church of Christ Food Pantry, 4-6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 (second Wednesday of the month). Use the back door of the old church building.

r New Love Center Food Pantry — For residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas, open at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-6 p.m. Aug. 10 (second Friday of the month) and 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-3 p.m. Aug. 24 (fourth Friday of the month). For emergency food assistance, call 570-772-3275.

FREE MEALS

r Flapjack Giveback — 7-9 a.m. today (last Saturday of the month), Odd Fellas, 101 E. Main St., Lock Haven.

r New Love Center Cafe — 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program — 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Free community luncheon — 11:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Spring St., Bellefonte.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens — Noon on Aug. 8 (second Wednesday of the month) at Albright United Methodist Church, Loganton; donations appreciated.

FREE CLOTHING

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Helping Hands, free hygiene and cleaning supplies — United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (first Wednesday of the month) and 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15 (third Wednesday of the month).

FREE CLASSES

r GED and Adult Basic Education classes — 9-11:30 a.m. or 5-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, CIU #10 Development Center for Adults, 8 N. Grove St., Suite G, Lock Haven. No pre-registration necessary. Information: 570-893-4038.

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