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Help for the Community

FaithCentre gives books, games

BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte FaithCentre Food Bank will be giving away free books, games and puzzles during the regular food bank distribution on the following dates: Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday May 7. The food bank hours are Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Items will be distributed on a first come first basis.

Centre YMCA hosting soup drive-throughs

BELLEFONTE — Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, Bellefonte YMCA of Centre County’s anti Hunger program will host a soup drive-through at the Bellefonte YMCA. Meals will be distributed behind the building in the municipal parking lot.

This service is for senior citizens and veterans in need of food during these unprecedented times. Volunteers from the Centre County District Attorney’s Office, the Bellefonte Police Department, and the Centre County Sherriff’s Department will be helping distribute meals. For more information, call the YMCA at 814-342-0889.

Drop and Go Lunch Program

PLEASANT GAP — The YMCA Drop and Go Lunch Program has added Pleasant Gap Elementary to its list of distribution points. Lunches will be served in the front of the building.

In addition to Pleasant Gap Elementary, the meals are served from noon to 1 p.m. at the following locations: YMCA in Bellefonte, Logan Fire Company, Beaver Farms, Governor’s Gate Apartments, Continental Courts (playground pavillion) and Marion-Walker Elementary.

The menu will be: Day 2 — Bologna sandwiches, fruit, celery, milk; Day 3 — English muffin, yogurt, fruit, carrots, milk; Day 4 – Ham and cheese w/Ritz crackers, fruit, broccoli, milk; Day 5 — Flatbread pizza, fruit, sliced cucumbers, milk; Day 6 — Ham and cheese wraps, fruit, sliced peppers, milk; Day 7 — Cheese quesadilla, fruit, broccoli, milk; Day 8– Bologna and cheese sandwich, fruit, celery, milk; Day 9 — Turkey and cheese on roll, fruit, carrots, milk; Day 10 — Muffins, cheese stick, Go-gurt, fruit, sliced cucumbers, milk.

Each day the bag will contain a lunch and an evening snack for every child.

St. Paul’s Food Pantry open May 9

MILL HALL — The Food Pantry at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 6220 Nittany Valley Drive, Mill Hall, will distribute food again for the residents of the Mill Hall, Lamar area on May 9 from 9-11 a.m.

Because of Covid-19, Food Bank volunteers will be taking extra precautions for everyone’s safety. If you would like to receive food, please be prepared to stay in your vehicle. Someone will assist you.

To make the distribution run smoothly, we ask that people time their arrival in the following way: those whose last names begin with A through F, please arrive at 9 a.m.; G through L at 9:30 a.m.; M through R at 10 a.m.; S through Z at 10:30 a.m. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and understanding.

The St. Paul’s Food Pantry is a ministry of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in partnership with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. It is a privilege to lend a helping hand up to our neighbors during these difficult times.

Porter Twp. Lunches for Kids

Porter Township Activity Committee (PTAC) will continue serving hot lunches to kids 18 and under until May 22. Lunches can be picked up at the Porter Twp. Community Building located at 216 Spring Run Road, Lamar. The times have changed to 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Monday through Friday.

SPCA offers help during COVID-19 pandemic

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County SPCA offering help with pet food and supplies to anyone who may need it. Call 570-748-4756 or private message the SPCA on their Facebook page “Clinton County S.P.C.A.”

Please do not come to the shelter. Please call or private message us to make pick up arrangements.

Salvation Army offers food box distribution

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven Salvation Army is offering the pantry program, including senior boxes, operating on Tuesdays and Fridays (excluding Good Friday) from 9 to 11 a.m., but will be distributed at the front of The Salvation Army building, 119 E. Church St. Lock Haven. Clients will receive instructions for picking up the food. The Salvation Army is also offs Pastoral Prayer by Captains Dan and Holly Johnson (570) 748-2951; monthly Senior Food Pantry Distribution on second and third Tuesday of the month 9 a.m­. to 11 a.m.); and utility, heating and rental assistance.

Free lunch and supper

FLEMINGTON — Flemington Goodwill Hose and Babe Ruth Baseball is serving free lunch and supper every day from noon to 6 p.m. to anyone in need at The Red Eye Center. Delivery may be an option for those who cannot pick up meal. Call Mike at 570-786-1343 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

JSSD offers free lunches for kids

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School District will be providing meals for all children ages 18 and younger every weekday.

Lunches will be distributed every Monday and Thursday at Avis Elementary School, Jersey Shore Area Elementary School, and Salladasburg Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children will receive seven breakfasts and seven lunches each week.

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