This cover sheet helps agencies organize required materials for the membership application process.
Membership application process
All member agencies must sign a member agency agreement.
To become a member agency please fill out an agency application.
Use this form when distributing any over the counter pharmacy items.
How to Get a Copy of 501 (c3)
This document provides information about obtaining a copy of your organization's 501 (c) 3 documentation.
This is the receipt for for In-Store Pickups. This is a typeable PDF you can complete, save and email or print and complete.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2016, if you are distributing The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Entitlement commodities, TEFAP Bonus commodities, and/or distributing food purchased under the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP). This document is formatted for English speaking clients.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2016, if you are distributing The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Entitlement commodities, TEFAP Bonus commodities, and/or distributing food purchased under the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP). This document is formatted for Spanish speaking clients.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2016, if you are distributing The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Entitlement commodities, TEFAP Bonus commodities, and/or distributing food purchased under the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP). This document is formatted for Russian speaking clients.
It is the agency's responsibility to notify the Food Bank of any and all changes to your program.
This preliminary information is required before you can access our online ordering system, Primarius Online (POL). Please complete this form and return it to the Agency Relations Department so you can get started!
This document provides guidance on Member Agency payment policies.
Clients must sign when receiving services from your pantry. This is a sample sign in sheet for bi-monthly distributions. Duplicate families can be tracked with this form.
PROGRAMA DE DISTRIBUCIóN DE ALIMENTOS
FORMULARIO DE REGISTRO DEL HOGAR
Clients must sign when receiving services from your pantry. This is a sample sign in sheet for monthly distributions.
Household Registration Form
Clients must sign when receiving services from your pantry. This is a sample sign in sheet for new families.
Agencies are to maintain temperature logs for their refrigeration/freezer equipment. Please tape one of these forms to each piece of equipment and assign the duty to a specific person.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2015, if you are distributing State Food commodities (TEFAP) and/or have received a State grant. This document is formatted for English speaking clients.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2015, if you are distributing State Food commodities (TEFAP) and/or have received a State grant. This document is formatted for Spanish speaking clients.
This form must be completed by all clients beginning July 1, 2015, if you are distributing State Food commodities (TEFAP) and/or have received a State grant. This document is formatted for Russian speaking clients.
LERT! This report is a mandatory requirement as stated in the Membership Agreement between our organizations. Please note the changes for pantries and the DEADLINE IS NOW the 5th of each month.
This article can be used by a member agency to promote the Gardeners Giving Back program in their newsletter or enewsletter.
Monthly Report Form / Williamsport Branch
All partner agencies must meet minimum food safety certification requirements and have at least one staff member or volunteer trained in safe food handling. Certifications must be kept current and submitted with membership applications.
Please join us for these FREE training sessions. Pre-registration is required. To register, click on Partner Agency Education tab on our website.
Orientation training is REQUIRED for all individuals that either order or pick-up orders from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank prior to accessing this membership benefit.
Use as a reference for food storage.
Do you have questions about code or expiration dates? Check out this info from the USDA,
A monthly and daily comprehensive list of delivery locations for 2016 (subject to changes)
Instructions for Placing Orders from Williamsport
Agency Order Form/Williamsport
This document provides tips from the FDA on how to properly clean produce.
Rescued Food Allergen Label
Learn the basics of thawing and cooking a turkey for the holiday season.
This document is the order form used by member agencies to order products from the Harrisburg Warehouse.
7 CFR Part 250 Final Rule
–Key Provisions: CSFP & TEFAP
•7 CFR Part 16 Final Rule
•What does ESAP mean?
•Who qualifies for ESAP?
•How does ESAP work?
•Why are some seniors and disabled individuals not eligible?
•Why does ESAP matter to your clientele?
•Other senior and SNAP policies you should know.
•What can partner agencies do?
•Food Stamps Helpline Review
•Agency Referral Program
This information will provide some clarity on rules and guidelines associated with the distribution of inventory you receive from our warehouses.
Training covered how to use task descriptions to help with recruitment, training, and evaluation; how to develop orientation and training programs; how to identify and manage risks; and how to plan recognition that meets the needs of different volunteers.
This interactive presentation covered how you can turn the families you serve into healthier eaters! The document shows how to recharge your food distribution location through signage, colors, packaging, product placement, and innovative nutrition education strategies.
This presentation covered the basics for the Summer Food Service Program.
This is a presentation that was held to explain the SNAP ABAWD policy. ABAWD refers to Able Bodied Adults without Dependents.
Jorja Barton, Director of Agency Relations of the Central PA Food Bank, and Steve Early, Agency Relations Coordinator, shared tips and tricks on how to avoid burnout for staff and volunteers of your agency.
Joe Arthur, executive director, and other members of the CPFB leadership team covered the main points for Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's newly adopted Bold Goal.
Panelists shared information about recent changes that applies to adult volunteers working with children.
This workshop explores how to find the right match in a funder, create an effective needs statement and plan for a successful grant experience. We’ll also cover the basics of writing a solid proposal. Whether you’re new to the world of grants or have some experience as a grants writer, if you are responsible for obtaining grants for your organization you’ll find this workshop valuable. And if you’re thinking about this for the first time, we’ll help you get started.
Learn how to better tell the story of your organization’s community impact and achievements. This interactive training will give you a better idea about what evaluations, strategies, and measurements you can use to better represent your organization’s work in the community. You will also leave with a tangible plan of action to bring back to your organization. These skills will better equip you for grant writing and soliciting donors.
Department of Human Services published Frequently Asked Questions about recent changes to volunteers needing certifications.
Christi Beazley, consultant with Carol H. Gilbert Consulting, shared recipes using fall produce.
Christi Beazley, consultant with Carol H. Gilbert Consulting, had us ‘falling’ for all things produce. This worksheet showed us how to extend produce shelf life, review the nutritional benefits of autumn produce and the importance of food safety.
This resource is filled with tips (hacks) for fundraisers to work smarter, not harder, for greater success.
This presentation covered how the program works, the benefits to your agency, who the donors include (from retail to farmers) and how to report these donations.
Presentation covers the main points for Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's newly adopted Bold Goal.
The session provided a brief overview of Community Action agencies.
This session showed how you can turn the families you serve into healthier eaters! Presentation shows how to recharge your food distribution location through signage, colors, packaging, product placement and innovative nutrition education strategies -all to encourage people to select more nourishing foods.
Conflict is a part of life, but too much of it is a drain on critical resources like time, money and people. This workshop covered how to manage conflict, recognize common causes of conflict and techniques for managing or resolving conflict situations with customers, coworkers and volunteers.
This workshop covered the proper storage and handling of milk and included a review of delicious recipes to incorporate milk into every meal of the day.
CPFB communications and marketing staff offered strategies on how you can get your message out to more people.
Anyone can have a successful container garden! They are cheap to construct and simple to maintain. We learned about different kinds of containers that can be used, what vegetables and herbs do well in them and simples tips to teach others how to use them. We addressed the best ways to save water and maximize vegetable production, discussed what vegetables can be planted at different times of year. We created a container garden together!
DiSC is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication. DiSC is non-judgmental and helps people discuss their behavioral differences. This training session reviewed the four basic categories and the details of each group.
Having problems with the PWW program? Check these troubleshooting tips out.
This guide will assist you step by step on how to report pounds picked up at local, national, and other donors.
This video will show you how to enter in poundage received from local, national, and other donors.
Your complete guide to the Central PA Food Bank online ordering system PWW.
This brief video will show you how to sort your shopping list in the new PWW program.
This brief video will show you how to enter your order in the new PWW program.
This brief video will show you how to enter your statistics in the new PWW program.
How to enter statistics in PWW.
How to logon to PWW
How to place an order on PWW
How to sort the shopping list on PWW.
How to prepare dried beans using four steps.
Broccoli, Pea, Carrot, and Raisin Salad recipe
Oatmeal Raisin Muffins recipe
Oatmeal with Apricots and Raisins recipe
Raisin squares recipe
Simple raisin pie
Top 10 Creative Uses for Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Sauce Muffins Recipe
Cranberry Chicken Recipe
Cranberry Chili Meatballs
Enroll in the Central PA Food Bank's Member Agency SNAP Referral Program and earn $5 credit on account for each "good' referral.
Resource to assist your staff with the SNAP Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents policy.
SNAP Outreach flyer with tabs
SNAP Outreach Flyer with tabs (Spanish)
SNAP Outreach Poster with tabs
SNAP Outreach Poster with tabs (Spanish)
This flyer will provide those in need of food assistance with the income guidelines for Food Stamps through SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Este folleto le proporcionará a los necesitados de ayuda alimentaria con las guías de ingresos para los Cupones para Alimentos a través del SNAP, el Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición Suplementaria.
“Faith-based or religious organizations that receive USDA Foods or administrative funds for TEFAP or CSFP must give written notice in the manner prescribed by FNS Policy Memorandum FD-138 to all beneficiaries and prospective beneficiaries of the right to be referred to an alternative provider when available.
Presentation covers Civil Rights training that is required on an annual basis for all frontline staff.
Civil Rights Training is required annually for all front line staff and volunteers. Use this guide to share with your team.
This statement was revised in 2015 and needs to be added to your website, pamphlets, and any program materials.
This is a recording of a training session for Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Share with front line staff and volunteers to satisfy the required annual training.
This is a recording of a training session. Share with front line staff and volunteers to satisfy the required annual training.
Use this document as a quick guide to civil rights and to ensure equal access to Food Bank programs.
This is a self certification form to be completed after viewing the civil rights training webinar, provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Food Distribution.
This form must be easily accessible to consumers served by all TEFAP Entitlement distribution sites.
3908 Corey Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3301 Wahoo Drive
Williamsport, PA 17701
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
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