Emergency Food Clearinghouses

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    Programs that coordinate requests for emergency food assistance by screening individuals who apply using criteria established by the food pantries or other providers, maintaining lists of individuals who have been aided, and checking new applicants against the lists before referring them to a resource that can meet their needs. Emergency food clearinghouses help to avoid duplication of service and maximize the availability of food resources while relieving the agencies of the task of handling requests directly. Also included are programs that refer people needing food to an appropriate resource, but which are not the sole source for this information.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Lycoming County United Way -ClearinghouseCoordinates a partnership of 45 human service provider organizations that directly provide emergency material assistance. For example, material aid provided by the American Rescue Workers, Salvation Army, Son Light House and other community groups is tracked through a web-enabled database maintained by American Rescue Workers. This information is available to all member agencies in order to maximize needed assistance and eliminate unnecessary duplication of services.LycomingLycoming County United Way - Donation and Volunteer OpportunitiesLycoming County United Way
    Salvation Army, Chambersburg Social WorkSocial Work - assistance with Life Threatening Medications (1 time), Emergency food, Clothing (Fire Victims, Homeless, Job Interviews, School Appropriate Dress Code) and Funeral expenses.FranklinSalvation Army, ChambersburgSalvation Army, Chambersburg
    The Salvation Army Johnstown Office Emergency Food PantryEmergency food pantry. Food bags are given out Wednesday and Friday between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.CambriaSalvation Army Johnstown Emergency Food PantryThe Salvation Army Johnstown Office
    US Department of Agriculture - National Hunger ClearinghouseProvides info about food resources in the community.United States Department of AgricultureUnited States Department of Agriculture

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