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We are a member agency
of the
Centre County United Way

State College Area Food Bank

Welcome to our home on the Web!


We have moved!!

Effective April 1, 2014 we have moved to our new facility:

1321 S. Atherton St., State College

Our phone number and fax number have not changed.

For almost a decade the State College Food Bank has struggled to meet the challenges of operating out of multiple locations in the region. Additionally, the size and layout of these spaces made both the receiving and handling of foods, and delivery to our clients, extremely difficult. With the recent purchase of a building located at 1321 South Atherton Street in State College Borough, the Food Bank moves on to a new chapter in helping the hungry in our region...

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** Distribution Hours **

Monday 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday 1:00 - 4:00 pm


** Donation Hours **

Monday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


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Save the Date!


Chef's on Stage 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Mountainview Country Club

Presented by State College Magazine. Proceeds benefit the State College Food Bank.

Click here for sponsorship information. (We are working on the link, contact Carol Pioli at carol@scfoodbank.org for sponsorship information.)


Donations are more necessary than ever in our current economic environment. Please check our Needs List, or Donation page, or just click the button below and you can donate with your credit card! Donations can be dropped off between 9 am - noon, Monday, Wed and Friday.


Recall Notices - click here for details on the newest food item recalls.


Thanks to everyone's generous support, both financially and with food items, we are meeting the increased demands coming from the current economic conditions. On behalf of our clients, we cannot thank you enough!! Our thanks to everyone for your support. Your ongoing support and donations are the mainstay of our program.

Please check our Needs List for the most current list of items and keep those donations coming!!


Special Announcements:

We'd love to hear your suggestions for food drives and donation events. In addition, we are available to come speak at your place of business or organization to provide additional information to the community about our services and operations. Please call Carol Pioli at 814-234-2310.


Check out our Calendar of Events page for the latest Food Bank happenings!


Did You Know?

  • Volunteers logged over 8,000 hours in 2012!!!
  • In 2012, we distributed over 14,400 bags of groceries to 2,126 people in over 820 households. 37% were children under the age of 18 years and 10% were age 60 or more. See our 2012 Fact Sheet for more details.
  • It is estimated that 60% to 80% of low income households have no books for their children to read. We keep a basket of gently used and new children's books for our clients.
  • We receive substantial food donations from various community drives such as the Trash to Treasure program, Letter Carrier, and Boy Scout Souting for Food, in addition to individual donations. We are grateful for all of the many ways Penn State students and other local groups contribute to our Food Bank.

Thank You!

  • Thank you for your continued support!




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Food Bank of the State College Area, Inc.
276 West Hamilton Avenue
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-2310

This page was last modified on April 10, 2014
Questions or Comments regarding this site can be sent to operations@scfoodbank.org