Other Agencies and Information

Centre County Food Pantries, Emergency Food Providers, and Community Food Pantries

When local food pantries are closed…

EMERGENCY GROCERIES* are available at Centre Helps

410 South Fraser Street, State College, PA 16801
814.237.5855 ● 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

*food provided by the Food Bank of the State College Area, Inc.

Please direct all other questions regarding area food pantries to the Centre County Office of Adult Services at 814.355.6768.

Centre County Food Pantries

Centre Hall—Potter Township Food Pantry — 814.531.6151
Grace United Methodist Church
127 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Centre Hall, PA 16828
Service Days/Hours: 3rd Tuesday of each month 12:30-4pm or by appointment
Service Area: Centre Hall Borough, Potter Township


Faith Centre Food Bank: Bellefonte Area — 814.355.4400
131 South Allegheny Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823
Service Days/Hours: Wednesday 10am-2pm, Thursday 1-5pm
Emergency Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10am-12pm
Service Area: Boroughs — Bellefonte, Milesburg, Unionville;
Townships — Benner, Boggs, Spring, Union, Walker


Food Bank of the State College Area, Inc. — 814.234.2310
1321 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
Service Days/Hours: Monday 1-4:30pm, Wednesday & Friday 1-3:30pm
Service Area: Boroughs — State College, Port Matilda; Townships — College,
Ferguson, Halfmoon, Harris, Huston, Patton, Taylor, Worth


Howard Area Food Pantry — 570.962.2407
44 Vesper Street, Beech Creek, PA 16822
Service Days/Hours: 1st Monday of each month 2-4pm
Service Area: Townships — Curtin, Howard, Liberty, Marion


Penns Valley Family Service Center — 814.349.5850
337 East Aaron Square, Aaronsburg, PA 16820
Service Days/Hours: Tuesday 8:30-11am and 1-2pm or by appointment
Service Area: Boroughs — Millheim; Townships — Gregg, Haines, Miles, Penn


Philipsburg Community Action Food Pantry — 814.342.0404
14 South Front Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866
Service Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm by appointment only
Service Area: Philipsburg Borough, Rush Township


Snow Shoe/Mountaintop Food Pantry — 814.387.6230
Snow Shoe United Methodist Church
501 South Moshannon Avenue, Snow Shoe, PA 16874
Service Days/Hours: 2nd Thursday of each month, 4-6pm or by appointment
Service Area: Snow Shoe Borough, Burnside Township, Snow Shoe Township


Centre House Homeless Shelter — 814.237.4863 or 814.237.5508
Housing Transitions: 217 East Nittany Avenue, State College, PA 16801
Service Days/Hours: open 24/7
*if your area food pantry is closed, contact Centre House in an emergency
Service Area: all of Centre County

Community Food Pantries (call for more information)

Common Food (Port Matilda Baptist Church) — 814.409.8584
105 South Main Street, Port Matilda, PA 16870
Service Days/Hours: 3rd Saturday of each month


Milesburg Food Pantry (Milesburg Presbyterian Church) — 814.355.0890
103 Turnpike Street, Milesburg, PA 16853
Service Days/Hours: 1st Tuesday of each month


Fillmore Food Pantry (Fillmore United Methodist Church) — 814.355.2208
126 Apple Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823
Service Days/Hours: 3rd Saturday of each month

Other Resources

St. Paul's Shoe Bank
Open Saturdays from 9 to noon at the St Paul's United Methodist Church & Wesley Foundation, 250 E. College Ave., State College. Children up to age 18 may be eligible. Contact Jan Becker at shoebank@stpaulsc.org or call the church office at 814.237.2163.


Pet Food Bank
The Pet Food Bank is located at Faith Centre, 131 South Allegheny Street, Bellefonte. To register or obtain additional information, contact the FaithCentre at 814.355.0880.


Community Cafe
Every Thursday at 5:00 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 208 W. Foster Ave., State College.


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