Food Pantries and Food Banks Open near Clarksburg, WV in 2020
For most of the year, we have been experiencing the effects of COVID-19. It led to businesses closing temporarily or permanently, following social distancing, and wearing masks when out in public. However, it also unfortunately led to many people losing their jobs. Despite the negative experiences that have occurred this year, we have also seen a surge in community support.
Many people are buying locally, supporting small businesses, and donating what they can. If you are someone who is looking to donate or someone who needs support during the upcoming holidays, we’re here to help. Below we have listed some food pantries and food banks open near Clarksburg, WV in 2020. Check them out! Remember to call these businesses to double check that they are still open.
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- Emergency Infant Foods Program. This food pantry serves children between the ages of birth to 5 years old in Harrison County. The items at this pantry are aimed toward helping low income families who have young children that need food and formula. They are located at 106 Frederick Street in Clarksburg. They are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Duff Street United Methodist Church. Open every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., this food pantry serves pre-bagged food to families in need. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, they are not able to offer a selection. The food pantry accepts canned foods, instant potatoes, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, brownie mix, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, and meats as donations. They are located 204 Baker Avenue in Clarksburg.
- Salvation Army. A widely known organization across the country, Salvation Army focuses on helping homeless and financially struggling families. They help feed these families through soup kitchens, sit-down meal programs, food pantries, mobile meals, and community gardens. If you are looking to donate, or need assistance, you can find locations in Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Haywood, Nutter Fort, Salem, Stonewood, and many more.
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