You may be eligible to receive a 3-5 day supply of food from our Food Pantry.

How to Receive Food
Gaithersburg HELP provides food services to Gaithersburg area residents by appointment-only.

Gaithersburg HELP operates the pantry on a by-appointment basis

Currently guests can pick up food 9 times in a 6 month period.

We strive to provide a nutritious selection of food to our recipients. Here is a list of items that are typically included in food packages:

  • Cereal
  • Milk
  • Canned or jar goods (vegetables, jelly, fruit, chicken, peanut butter, soup, spaghetti sauce, tuna)
  • Rice, pasta, and dried beans
  • Bread
  • Eggs and Cheese
  • Frozen meats

 

Note: Dietary or special requests are honored when possible; clients with infants also receive rice cereal and baby food; clients residing in motels receive can openers and disposable utensils and plates, if needed.

Call us today at 301-216-2510 #1 if you are in need of food assistance.


HOLIDAY GIVING NOTE:

The Holiday Giving Project of Montgomery County is now open. Please contact your case worker, HOC resident counselor or your child’s pupil personnel worker or counselor for a referral.

The deadline for making a referral for a Thanksgiving basket is: October 22, 2018; the deadline for December Holiday basket is: November 19, 2018.

For a referral or for additional information, contact Montgomery County 311 Call Center during regular business hours.