Resources

Resources

The following resources are available in Cumberland County and the surrounding area related to food access and nutrition. Below is a selection of information from local organizations to the national scale.

Find Food

Central Pennsylvania Food BankSNAP assistance, Youth programs, MilitaryShare, ElderShare, food assistance.

Nutrition Information

Penn State Cooperative Extension– Workshops, conferences, and news.

Tapestry of Health WIC Program– Free nutrition information, breastfeeding support, healthy foods, health screenings, and referrals.

State Resources

Coronavirus Resources– Compiled by Senator Casey’s Office. Includes housing and food assistance, unemployment benefits and many other resources.

Ending Hunger in Pennsylvania,  Department of Human Services- Information on food programs, Blueprint to End Hunger, data, resources, and more.

Local Organizations

Many local organizations continue to provide services and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic to support our community.

Research

Food Access and Poverty Story Map

Dickinson College students in Dr. Heather Bedi’s Environmental Studies and Food Studies course researched and wrote the Food Access and Poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania story map in 2018. It aims to inform and enhance community food planning in the county.