The Food Bank of the State College Area, Inc.

One day, no one will go hungry in Centre County.

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Welcome to the new Food Bank of the State College Area website. We hope you like our new site!
 
** Distribution Hours **
Monday 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Clients must check-in no later than 15 minutes prior to closing.
First time clients must check in no later than 30 minutes prior to closing.
 
** Donation Hours **
Monday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm 
Other times by appointment 
 
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Did You Know...

  • Volunteers logged over 8,000 hours in 2013!!!
  • In 2013, we helped 784 unique households receive over 3,300 distributions.
  • Approximately 37% of those who receive food from the Food Bank are children and 10% are seniors (60+).
  • Thanks to Schoolwires, we distributed 96 backpacks with school supplies to children in K-12.
  • Thanks to a grant from Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and a gift from Soroptimist International of Centre County, 275 children benefited from our 2014 Summer Kids Bag Program.
    • Bags included: chicken noodle soup, canned pasta, peanut butter, grape jelly, mac n' cheese, applesauce or fruit cups, fresh carrots, milk and granola/snack bars.
  • We receive substantial food donations from various community drives such as the Letter Carrier's "Stamp Out Hunger", and Boy Scout's "Scouting for Food", in addition to individual donations. We are grateful for all of the many ways Penn State students and other local groups contribute to our Food Bank.

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  • Holiday Schedule

    Distribution Hours Week of December 22-26

    Monday, December 22 - Open normal hours
    Tuesday, December 23 - Open normal hours
    Wednesday, December 24 - CLOSED
    Thursday, December 25 - CLOSED
    Friday, December 26 - CLOSED 

    Distribution Hours Week of December 29-January 2

    Monday, December 29 - Open normal hours
    Tuesday, December - Open normal hours
    Wednesday, December 31 - CLOSED
    Thursday, January 1 - CLOSED
    Friday, January 2 - Open normal hours
     
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  • Thanks to local Boy Scouts we received more than 20,000 pounds of food! If the Boy Scouts missed your street during their pick ups, feel free to drop off at our new location (1321 South Atherton Street) Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm (or by appointment) in our side entrance (look for the "DONATIONS" sign).


     

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  • State College magazine
     
    Thanks to State College magazine, 23 Chefs, the sponsors and guests and wonderful planning committee, we raised a record $69,005 for the State College Food Bank. To see a full listing of chefs and sponsors, click here.
     

     
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  • Please check our Needs List for the most current list of items and keep those donations coming!!
     

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  • Thanks to everyone's generous support, both financially and with food items, we are meeting the increased demands coming from the current economic conditions. On behalf of our clients, we cannot thank you enough!! Our thanks to everyone for your support. Your ongoing support and donations are the mainstay of our program.
     

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  • Centre Gives
    Thank you for making a difference for our neighbors! We raised over $22,000 from Centre Gives!
     

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  • We'd love to hear your suggestions for food drives and donation events. In addition, we are available to come speak at your place of business or organization to provide additional information to the community about our services and operations. Please call Carol Pioli at 814-234-2310.
     

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