PANTRY FOOD SOURCES
TEFAP - The Emergency Food Assistance Program is administered by BCOC in Bucks County. Pennridge FISH receives food supplies monthly from the federal government from the allocation to Bucks County. To learn more Click on the following link TEFAP
SFPP - STATE FOOD PURCHASE PROGRAM is administered by BCOC in Bucks County. This is a Pennsylvania State sponsored program where Pennridge FISH receives an allocation from BCOC to purchase food for distribution to clients in the Pennridge Community. To learn more Click on the following Link SFPP.
PHILABUNDANCE distributes food through a network of close to 500 member agencies throughout the Delaware Valley. Pennridge FISH is a member agency which purchases product at a reduced [shared maintenance fee.] FISH receives a major amount for fresh, frozen, and refrigerated foods twice a week from GROCERS AGAINST HUNGER program sponsored by Philabundance. To learn more Click on the following link PHILABUNDANCE
LOCAL SUPER MARKETS, such as Giant and Landis, are generous in supplying baked goods, bags, gift cards and other products for distribution to those in need in the Pennridge School District.
Donated food comes primarily from local churches, schools, businesses, individuals, fraternal organizations, scouts and the postal food drive.
There are two primary food drives each year:
Secondary Food Drives that are supported by various groups and organizations include: