6 WAYS TO HELP FEED THOSE WHO ARE HUNGRY IN OUR AREA

6 WAYS TO HELP FEED THOSE WHO ARE HUNGRY IN OUR AREA

THE NEW LOVE CENTER IN JERSEY SHORE FEATURES 6 WAYS TO HELP FEED THOSE WHO ARE HUNGRY IN OUR AREA.

The New Love Center’s past and future success depends heavily upon monetary and food donations – donations can be made through their website thenewlovecenter.com.

Anyone over the age of 13 can volunteer and with a total of over 3400 volunteer hours it is clear that volunteerism is a critical component of the mission of the New Love Center.  For more information, to donate financially or to donate food, please visit www.thenewlovecenter.com, connect with them on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/thenewlovecenter or call 570-772-3275.

The Pantry – Food Bank

When: the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, 9a-noon and 1p-3p

Where: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad Street, Jersey Shore

Who: The distribution area includes: Linden, Jersey Shore, Nippenose Valley, Waterville, Cammal, Slate Run, Avis, Woolrich, McElhattan and Lock Haven.

Contact Phone:  570-772-3275

The Café – Hot, Nutritious and Varied Meal Selection. ServSafe Certified. NOW utilizing TAKE OUT and DELIVERIES.

When: Monday through Friday with Lunch at 11a-12:30p.

Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny Street, Jersey Shore

Who: Open to the public at no cost.

Contact Phone:  570-244-8839

Military Shares – Run by American Legion George W. Pepperman, Post #36 Home Associations

When: Third Thursday of the month, 9a-11a. Approximately 110 boxes of food to local veterans

Where: 320 Seminary Street, Jersey Shore, PA

Who: Open to Military Veterans with Military ID

Elder Share – Senior food boxes for those over 60

When: the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, 9a-noon and 1p-3p

Where: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad Street, Jersey Shore

Who: The distribution area includes: Linden, Jersey Shore, Nippenose Valley, Waterville, Cammal, Slate Run, Avis, Woolrich, McElhattan and Lock Haven.  For senior citizens who meet financial guidelines

Contact Phone:  570-772-3275

Backpack Program – Over 400 back packs delivered weekly to school students

When: Every Friday During School

Where: Coordinated by the volunteers at Phelps Chapel and Tri-County Church Northeast Campus

Who: for Elementary and Middle School students of the Jersey Shore Area School District and Bucktail Area Schools in Renovo

Contact: Ken Bowers for Jersey Shore: kcbowers1@yahoo.com and Kristy Eichenlaub for Renovo Keichenlaub219@yahoo.com

PB&J Program – A jar of peanut butter, jelly and a loaf of bread

When: Once per Month 3rd Monday of the month, 9a-11a and 4p-6p

Where: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad Street, Jersey Shore

Who: A cart will be outside of the double glass doors. Please pull up and take one bag per family.

Additionally, the following programs have recently been added through the New Love Center:

Pop Up Food Pantry – Food Pantry

When: Every other Thursday at 2p

Where: The parking Lot of the STEP Office at 124 Walnut Street in Lock Haven

Who: for residents of Lock Haven and surrounding communities

Contact : 570-772-3275

Pop Up Food Pantry – Food Pantry

When:  Every other Friday at 2p

Where: The Renovo Fire Hall, 230 11th Street, Renovo

Who: for residents of Renovo and surrounding communities

Contact : 570-772-3275

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