Other Services and Programs

Holiday Distributions 

The Food Bank provides two holiday distributions in addition to the regular monthly food distributions in November and December.  Special holiday distributions are given to clients during regular grocery distribution hours.  Items included in holiday distributions may vary. 

Thanksgiving Distributions

October 25 – November 20, 2023*

Holiday Distributions

November 22 – December 20, 2023*

*Dates and food may be subject to change 


Thanksgiving for Centre County 

Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 4:30-6:00 pm, at the SCASD North Building, 653 Westerly Parkway, State College

The State College Food Bank, State College Area School District, Central PA Food Bank, and Target Corporation want to ensure that Centre County families have the food they need, without worry, for a great Thanksgiving meal. This program is for individuals and families in Centre County who are NOT clients of the State College Food Bank but could use a little extra help this holiday. 

Registration closes on October 30, 2023. Register HERE


Kid Bag Program 

The State College Food Bank provides an extra bag of food for each school-aged child in the summer months of June through August and in December (while supplies last). The bags include items such as: peanut butter, jelly, soup, canned fruit, pasta, cereal, fresh carrots, and milk. Items included in Kid Bags may vary. This program is made possible by the support of the Central PA Food Bank.

Toys for Tots 

State College Food Bank clients are eligible to receive toys from Toys for Tots. Clients will receive information when getting their regular food distribution, if you have not, please stop at the Food Bank Monday/Wednesday/Friday during regular distribution hours and request an information packet/registration form. Information is currently available.  

The 2023 Toys for Tots Unregistered Site is located at Hills Plaza (between Jersey Mike's and Pizza Hut), 2137 South Atherton Street, State College, PA.

Toy Distribution will happen on the following days: 

Thursday, December 21, 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Friday, December 22, 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturday, December 23, 10:00AM - 6:00PM


Free Shelves - Closed until further notice