Distribution

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Distribution of Food
Project SHARE distributes food during the week of the 3rd Thursday of each month. clients may come once per month during that week. Project SHARE hours of Distribution are Tuesday 12-2pm, Wednesday 9-11am, Thursday 3:30-5:30pm, and Saturday 9-11am. Each allocation of food contains 55-65 nutritious food items, approximately one week’s groceries for a family of four.

BE SURE TO BRING YOUR OWN SHOPPING BAGS OR BOXES THAT WOULD FIT IN A SHOPPING CART TO DISTRIBUTION!

It is our mission and vision not just to provide food but to insure that our food is healthy and nutritious.  With that in mind we are always in search of fresh products and seek to eliminate processed foods and items high in unhealthy content such as sugars.  We encourage clients to choose what is best for their families healthy development.

Do I Qualify?
Eligibility is determined by total gross household income being under 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, as set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  However our Farmstand distribution is open to all, regardless of income.  It is meant to assist those who are in some need, although may not meet the official Distribution guidelines. 

We serve about 1,100 households each month in the following regions:

  • Carlisle
  • Carlisle Springs
  • Mt. Holly Springs
  • Boiling Springs
  • Gardners
  • Plainfield
  • New Kingstown
  • Middlesex

Approximately 16% of clients are seniors and 30% are children.

If you have questions or concerns about eligibility, feel free to contact us for clarification.What Do I Need When I Come to Project SHARE?

  • Photo identification
  • Proof of address
  • Full name, date of birth, race and income of household members

Home Delivery
Twenty teams of volunteers also deliver food to over 95 homebound households. In addition, a team of over 20 volunteers including South Middleton special needs students prepare the food for delivery.

Are YOU Hungry to Help?
See our event calendar for the dates and times distribution volunteers are needed.
Call our Volunteer Coordinator, Meagan Smith, for further details at 717-249-7773 Ext. 232 or by email: msmith@projectsharepa.org.

Additional Information
The Emergency Food Assistance Program is operated in accordance with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Eligibility is based upon the income guidelines listed below.

Access the Civil Rights Compliant Form: Civil Rights compliant form

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