Soup Kitchens in the Harrisburg & West Shore area

By Kat Dinsmore, publisher, November 22, 2020

If you or someone you know is in need of help with a warm meal for yourself or your family there is help available across the Harrisburg & West Shore area. Sometimes it is just a one time thing, other times you may need help for a bit longer and that's ok. There are people and organizations out there offering help to those in our community.

The phone numbers for each soup kitchen are included below to call to verify hours and any requirements or info you may need to bring with you (proof of residency, photo ID, etc).

Please share this list with anyone you know who may need a bit of assistance right now.


  • Salvation Army - (717)249-1411


  • Downtown Daily Bread - (717)238-4717
  • Cathedral Parish of St. Patrick - (717)232-2169
  • Bethesda Mission of Harrisburg - (717)257-4440
  • St. Francis of Assisi Church - (717)232-1003
  • Gather the Spirit for Justice - (717)232-0877
  • City of Refuge (CORE) - (717)443-7999
  • Heart of Harrisburg - (717)317-9165
  • Camp Curtain Memorial Kitchen - (717)233-0335


  • Calvary United Methodist Church - (717)737-6921


  • New Jerusalem AME Zion Church - (717)985-9684

Harrisburg & West Shore Macaroni Kid has made every effort to ensure all information is correct. From time to time things will change so please call ahead with any questions or to confirm the current location of each soup kitchen.

To find a food pantry in our area, click here.

For a 24/7 Crisis Line to call, click here.

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