How to use the Food Bank

  • To be eligible for services, the total gross income cannot exceed 150% of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL).

    Centre County Food Pantries Income Guidelines
    Total Household Income Basedz on 150% of Federal Poverty Rates 2018-2019

    HOUSEHOLD SIZE

    ANNUAL

    MONTHLY

    WEEKLY

    1

    $18,210

    $1,518

    $350

    2

    $24,690

    $2,058

    $475

    3

    $31,170

    $2,598

    $599

    4

    $37,650

    $3,138

    $724

    5

    $44,130

    $3,678

    $849

    6

    $50,610

    $4,218

    $973

    7

    $57,090

    $4,758

    $1,098

    8

    $63,570

    $5,298

    $1,223

    ADDITIONAL MEMBER

    $6,480

    $540

    $125

     

    For those who are not income eligible, but are still in need, emergency food assistance is available. A bag of groceries is available at Centre Helps, 410 South Fraser Street, State College, PA 16801, by walk-in or by appointment 1-800-355-6768 ext. 2.

    Food assistance is also available through local churches, which include Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, the Milesburg Presbyterian Church, and the Fillmore United Methodist Church.

    For information regarding the SNAP (food stamp) program, please contact our local County Assistance Office at (814) 863-6571.