The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank distributes more than 48 million pounds of food and grocery products, equivalent to more  than 40 million meals, every year to more than 900 soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries in 27 central Pennsylvania counties. These agencies directly feed thousands of hungry families throughout central Pennsylvania.

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The staff of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank wishes you and yours a very happy holiday season. Merry Christmas!

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Weis Markets and Riviana Foods Donate 59,000 Boxes of Pasta to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank...learn more

Disney/ABC Share the Joy Campaign Awards $15,000 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank...learn more

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank Receives $136,000 Grant to Transport More Than 1 Million Pounds of Fresh Food to Residents...learn more

Giant Food Stores Donates 1,500 Turkeys and $10,000 in Gift Cards for Holidays...learn more

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Feb 12, 2018 - Soup & a Bowl, Harrisburg - 25th Annual
Please join us in the fight to end hunger! Your support is needed for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s annual Soup and a Bowl Event. This year’s events will be held Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, located in Camp Hill, from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Today, 1 in 9 of our neighbors struggles to put enough food on their table. The Soup & a Bowl event is intended to serve as a reminder of the numerous unfilled bowls of those who struggle with hunger in our community. A simple meal of soup and bread, paired with a take-home pottery bowl, serve as a reminder of the historical food offerings at soup kitchens. Join us to warm your body and soul. ...learn more

May 04, 2018 - Child Hunger Summit
Join us for the 2018 Child Hunger Summit. This inaugural summit will bring together voices from health, education, and social service fields to learn about and discover ways to address child food insecurity in central Pennsylvania. For more information, contact Jeremy Arnold at or by calling 717.564.1700....learn more

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Volunteer News & Updates

Daytime volunteer groups are needed to help pack boxes, sort food, stock shelves, etc. For more information or to register your group, contact Chris Gray.

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3908 Corey Road

Harrisburg, PA 17109


717.561.4636 (fax)

Office Hours:
M-TR: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


3301 Wahoo Drive

Williamsport, PA 17701


570.321.8024 (fax)

Office Hours:
M-TR: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.
EIN: #23-2202250

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