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PURPOSE: 

To assist low-income families in the Halifax and Millersburg areas with food needs.

 

WHERE:

“House on the Hill” next to Halifax United Methodist Church, 105 Wind Hill Drive, Halifax PA 17032 

Phone: 896-8092

Email: humc@halifaxumc.com

 

HOURS:

Monday from 9:00 A. M. – 11:00 A. M.

 

Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 P. M. – 6:00 P. M.

 

First, Third and Fifth Saturday from 9:00 A. M.—11:00 A. M.

 

GUIDELINES

 

  •  Recipients must be residents of Halifax or Millersburg.  
  •  Recipients need to show a form of identification (preferably a picture ID) and proof of residency (bill with current address). 
  •  Recipients must meet the income eligibility guidelines.  They are reviewed yearly.
  •  Each family unit may receive meats, cereal, pasta, etc. three times a month. 
  •  Breads and pastries are given on an as needed basis. 
  •  Each family must sign a liability disclosure that we are not responsible for any reason for food received through this food ministry.

 

FOOD SUPPLIES 

Food and cash contributions are received from the following areas: 

 

A.  Church Budget 

 

B.  Food drives within the church 

 

C.  Local Supermarkets 

 

D.  Central Pennsylvania Food Bank 

 

E.  Local Farms/Gardens 

 

F.  Area Churches 

 

G.  Local Post Office & Scouting Food Drives 

 

H.  Individuals 

 

I.  Grants from Central Pennsylvania Conference World Hunger Offering

 

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM

  • A  federal Food Program that is designed to improve the health and nutrition of Senior Citizens by distributing pre-selected food boxes once a month
  • You must be at least 60 years of age and your total household income must be at or below 130% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

 

VOLUNTEERS

The Food Ministry is operated by volunteers on a daily basis.  Volunteers pick up breads and pastries at a local supermarket seven days a week, help sort and repackage food, and distriibute the food four days a week.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or want more information, please contact us at 717-896-8092.

 

 

 

 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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