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Food Assistance

Appoquinimink Grab-n Go Meal Program


201 New Street

Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered:  Starting September 21, free Grab-N-Go meals will be available at six schools, including Olive B. Loss Elementary, from 7:30 am until 1:00 pm weekdays. Monday through Thursday, families will receive a breakfast and lunch for each child. On Friday, we distribute three days’ worth of breakfasts & lunches - enough to carry families through Sunday. Meal distribution: l Monday–Friday, 7:30 am-1:00 pm l Locations • Appoquinimink High • Alfred G. Waters Middle • Brick Mill Elementary • Louis L. Redding Middle • Old State Elementary • Olive B. Loss Elementary • Yellow school buses will transport meals to families in the Mt. Pleasant and Frederick Lodge communities where a school social worker will coordinate distribution.


Who can participate? Any child between the ages of 1-18. Children do not need to be present or attend an ASD School. To speed service, you can order weekday meals in advance on the PayPAMS website.  Most entrees will require reheating. Instructions are provided. Sides and milk will accompany the weekend meals. 

MOT Jean Birch Senior Center


300 South Scott Street

Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered: Deliver sanitized groceries to senior citizens in our community. These items consist mainly of donated non-perishables and masks. Donations for these items are always being accepted every Tuesday and Thursday between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. 

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211 Delaware Helpline


Services Offered: State-run resource for hungry Delaware residents.

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Food Bank of Delaware

(302) 292-1305

222 Lake Drive
Newark, DE 19702

Services Offered: Food for families and individuals affected by Covid-19.

Limited Time!: On April 20th, there will be an emergency food distribution at the Christiana Mall, starting at 11:00 AM. *Must pre-register on website, must bring I.D and proof of Delaware residency.*


Bethesda United Methodist Church


116 E Main Street

Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered: Exterior red box containing groceries and homemade masks. Free live-stream of church service via YouTube and Facebook Live.

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The Town Church


160 Commerce Drive
Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered: General Assistance, call for inquiry.

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Connection Community Church


4744 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered: Weekly Food Distribution every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Saint George's United Methodist Church


109 Broad Street

St Georges, DE 19733

Services Offered: Public Food Pantry and Public Library

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Tree of Life Lutheran Church


505 Osborne Street

Odessa, DE 19730

Services Offered: Grocery Club- Grocery Assistance for low income families, must meet income requirements

Love of Christ Church


Bear Location:

2157 Bear-Corbitt Rd
Bear, DE 19701

Middletown Location:

Services Offered: General Living Assistance, food, etc. Contact for further inquiry

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Our Daily Bread

(302) 285-9540

214 N Broad St,

Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered:  Soup Kitchen.  During COVID-19, hot meals to go served curbside are offered Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.  On Fridays, a bag of non-perishable groceries is offered.  Everyone is welcome!

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Friendship House


44 W. Main Street

Middletown, DE 19709

Services Offered: Hot Breakfast Served, every morning.

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