What Program is for me?
Select the answer that best fits you to learn more about how we can help you.
I cannot afford the food I need for myself and my family.
Is this an emergency? Do you need help getting food right away? If so we would like to direct you the Coalition Against Hunger, Philadelphia Cupboard Map.
If you would like to save on groceries each month then the SHARE Food Package program might be right for you. It can provide up to a 50% savings on wholesome, quality food. Check out this program here.
Additionally the Coalition Against Hunger may assist through its SNAP Hotline (215)430-0556.
I would like to save money on groceries every month.
We would suggest that you check out our SHARE Food Packages Program which provides you with up to a 50% discount on wholesome, healthy food. Check it out here.
I want discounted fresh, local produce delivered to my neighborhood for pickup, weekly.
We suggest you check out our Farm to Families Program
which provides you the opportunity to buy local produce in weekly packages at a tremendous discount. Be sure to check out our Urban Farm (Nice Roots Farm)
I am interested in helping to support the mission and goals of SHARE.
SHARE is able to do what it does thanks to the tremendous commitment of its volunteers
. Volunteerism is at the core of SHARE’s mission and we are always open to anyone joining to contribute. Our network of host sites
are also volunteer based and we encourage you to explore the opportunity
of becoming a part of our network. Additionally we welcome donations which help us to keep our prices low and volumes high. If you would like to support us as a donor you can learn more here.
I am interested in Urban Agriculture and may like to raise fruits and vegetables in my neighborhood.
There is no better way to support your family and community than through the growing of your own fruits and vegetables. Nice Roots Farm is well equipped to provide you the knowledge and materials to get you started on your mission of food production. Learn more here…
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find a SHARE Food site near me, I live in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Metro NY, or Eastern Shore MD?
to search for a host near you.
I live outside your service area, do you know if there is a SHARE Food Program near me?
For over several years now, SHARE Food Program providers have been independent. Please check here
for a SHARE Food Program near you. DO NOT CONTACT US – WE CAN NOT HELP YOU FIND A SHARE PROGRAM THAT IT OUTSIDE PA, DE, NJ, NYC, Eastern Shore of MD.
I would like to become a Host Site, what do I need to do and do I qualify?
Anyone can become a host site. Some things to keep in mind: You must attend a host training class, you will have to pick up your food from Philadelphia SHARE Center or your local Satellite Distribution Point, you will need to have at least 3 people on your host team, a place to distribute the food from, and fill out our Host Application Form available online.
How many packages can I purchase per month?
You may purchase as many packages and preference items as you like, so long as you perform community service.
What is considered community service?
Anything you do for your family or your community that you are not paid to do that makes the world a better place.
How do I volunteer at the SHARE Food Center in Philadelphia?
You can either show up at SHARE M-F 8:30-4:30 or contact Eloise McBride (215) 223-2220 ext 108 to schedule a time and date for you and or your group.
How do I quality to purchase food from SHARE?
If you can eat, you qualify.
I am disabled, do you deliver food?
We do not deliver food. You can contact a host provider in your area and inquire, as a few hosts do deliver to individual participants.
I can’t find something on the website.
If you need help finding something on the website, click here to view our sitemap
or search for the proper page.