York County Food Bank

York County Food Bank


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe York County Food Bank collects, stores, & sends surplus food to approximately 130 food pantries, senior centers and other non-profit organizations for distribution to needy, ill, elderly, those in half-way houses, children, infants, and camp programs in York County. The Food Bank charges approximately 19 cents per pound to cover expenses. Food is not for resale, nor given directly to individuals.

Programs:

  • T.E.F.A.P. (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program: Seniors can receive a food box at one of 15 participating senior centers or food pantries. Call to get more information.

  • SHARE (self help ad resource exchange program): offers people of any income level an opportunity to buy food at discounted rates. The program's only requirement is to complete 2 hours of volunteer work for each desired box. There is no limit to the number of boxes participants can purchase. The volunteer work can be anything from cooking dinner for a sick neighbor to coaching a youth sport. It will all be done on the honor system.

  • Food for Families: Distributes food to 200 families every Friday, 12:30pm to 2:00pm. York County residents only.
  • LocationYork
    Geographical AreaYork
    Intake ProcedureCall for more information
     
    Client Information
    Languages SpokenSpanish
    EligibilityVaries by program
     
    Fees or Charges
    Fee AmountsShared maintenance fees of $.19/lb
     
    Availability
    Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Contact Information
     
    Contact's Name Jennifer Brillhart
    Contact's Position Executive Director
    Contact's Phone 717-846-6435
    Contact's Email jbrillhart@yorkfoodbank.org
    Physical Site Address 1 254 West Princess Street
    Physical Site City, State, Zip York, PA 17404
    Main Phone 717-846-6435
    Fax 717-843-3379
    Web Address www.yorkfoodbank.org
     
     
    Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
    Affiliated Agency: York County Food Bank
    Affiliated Program: York County Food Bank
    This Service: York County Food Bank
     
    Taxonomy Postings
    Posted to Categories: Food Banks/Food Distribution Warehouses (BD-1875.2000)
    Food Pantries (BD-1800.2000)