How Catholic Charities Helps
Catholic Charities food cooperative program at Seton Center in Princess Anne is available to households in Somerset County.
Food distribution for the Brown Bag food cooperative occurs on the last Thursday of each month. Clients must sign up for the cooperative, and walk-ins are welcome anytime during regular business hours. Registrations are taken the first three weeks of each month.
The food cooperative program also provides menus and information on nutrition, shopping on a budget, and meal planning. Members can also participate in workshops that the site holds on a regular basis.
How To Get Help
Participants must be income qualified. You may register anytime during regular business hours for the food cooperative.
For more information, please contact Seton Center.
30632 Hampden Avenue
PO Box 401
Princess Anne, Maryland
How You Can Help
The food cooperative welcomes volunteers of all ages. Volunteers bag groceries for distribution and stock the shelves with donated goods. Call Seton Center to see what current opportunities are available. Volunteers must apply and be interviewed prior to begin work.
Make a donation of food. Seton Center has the ability to store perishable and non-perishable food items. When your supermarket is having a Buy one, get one free sale, donate that free item to Catholic Charities. Please call ahead to make arrangements if you plan to donate perishable items such as produce or frozen meat.
You can organize a food drive. Ask your family, neighbors, church, or civic group to donate nonperishable and shelf-stable food items.
Suggested items for donation include
canned goods like spaghetti, tuna, salmon, beef stew, corned beef hash, beans, soups, vegetables and fruit
boxes of pasta, macaroni and cheese, crackers, cereal, oatmeal, and pancake mix
jars of peanut butter and jelly
juice, coffee, tea, hot cocoa mix, instant breakfasts
shelf-stable milk – either dry or evaporated
condiments like spreads, ketchup, mustard, relish, barbecue sauce, pickles and syrup
Click here to donate to our food distribution efforts using a credit card. You may also send a check to Catholic Charities, 2601 W 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805, and designate Food Distribution on the check memo line.
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