1st Presbyterian Church: Pancake “to-go” breakfast that is free for the community from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at 456 Spruce St. Morgantown, WV. Please call 304-296-8236 for questions.
Arnettsville/Starting Points Food Pantry Call or text (304) 680-0590 for an appointment. 4105 Fairmont Rd. Morgantown WV 26501.
Caritas House – Food Pantry: Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 391 Scott Ave. Morgantown, WV. Call (304) 376-8823 for an appointment if homebound. Also, text or call if you arrive during open pantry hours and no one is around.
Meals on Wheels – Morgantown: Please call the Morgantown Area Meals On Wheels Kitchen, 304-599-1954 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Provide the organization with your name, address, and phone number. This organization accepts referrals from doctors, hospitals, social/health agencies.
- The Morgantown Area Meals on Wheels (MAMOW) delivers within a 10-mile radius of each of our three delivery centers: Goshen Baptist Church, Rock Forge Presbyterian Church, and Star City Kitchen. If you live within the radius, a worker from the organization will call you and discuss your dietary needs. You will need to identify someone in your life to be your “contact person.”
- Meals on wheels is not free, but it is affordable and cheaper than buying products at the grocery store. "While it presently costs about $10.00 to prepare each meal at our kitchen, our clients are asked to pay at most $6.00 per meal for general and diabetic meals and $7.00 per meal for special diets such as gluten free, low salt or vegan.” Meal charges depend on the income and expenses of each client. Customers are billed at the end of each month (25th).
- Deliveries can happen two days after your phone interview (they are taking precautions due to Covid-19).
Monongalia County Starting Points: Provides a food pantry to Monongalia County residents and students. They require proof of income and some form of identification for every member of the household; however, they have no income guidelines.
Pantry hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Morgantown Community Kitchen: Free bag lunches: Monday through Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Contact them at (304) 292-7364 or P.O Box 922 Morgantown, WV 26507.
Additional Monongalia County Resources:
The Bartlett House: Provides permanent housing and other needed resources to individuals who are homeless.
Canyon Presbyterian Church: The food pantry is only open on Mondays. A small box of emergency food may be passed out for children and families, based on donation level.
Catholic Charities: Various services are provided, including a food pantry, a Meals on Wheels program, holiday meals, financial aid, vouchers for medications or food for special dietary needs, child care resources, elderly services, outreach center services, nutritional support such as food assistance, disaster services, migration and refugee services, parish social ministry, and Rachel’s vineyard, which is a post abortion support service.
Christian Help: Christian Help has a free store, providing regular and professional clothes, food, and housewares. They also have an EFA (Emergency Financial Assistance) program and jobs for life, which is a program that helps individuals find jobs around the Morgantown area.
Covenant Evangelical Methodist Church: Provides a food pantry to Monongalia County residents and students. The Food Pantry is open on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 am - 11:30 am.
DHHR: Department of Human and Health Services.
- Early Care and Education: West Virginia's Child Care Program is dedicated to improving the affordability, accessibility and quality of child care services. To improve affordability, the Division of Early Care & Education manages a statewide system of Child Care Resource and Referral agencies, which provide resource information and financial assistance to eligible families.
- SNAP: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits to help eligible households buy food.
- WV WORKS: WV WORKS provides monthly cash assistance to eligible families. Most people who receive a monthly WV WORKS check also receive SNAP and Medicaid, but these are not guaranteed.
- WIC (Women, Infants, and Children): This Program provides quality nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education; as well as health monitoring and nutritious foods.
Mon County Habitat for Humanity: This organization runs a ReStore that takes donations of reusable furniture, appliances, residential & commercial fixtures and furnishings and building materials. Then, the ReStore re-sells these items at thrift store prices using the proceeds to further their mission and help reduce the community’s impact on the environment.
Salvation Army: The Salvation Army in Morgantown provides emergency services such as groceries, diapers and baby supplies, clothing, hygiene items, dog and cat food, rent, and utility assistance. They serve hot meals Monday-Friday from 4 pm – 5 pm to anyone in need. They also provide other services like the Pathway of Hope program, disaster relief, summer camps, alcohol rehab referral, and seasonal programs like Angel Tree which provides new clothes and gifts to children for Christmas.
Scott's Run Settlement House: They have a food pantry, free store with hygiene products, and baby products.
St. Ursula's Food Pantry & Outreach: This service provides a food pantry to individuals living at or below the poverty line. The Infant and Toddler Program works with pregnant women and families with young children. Through this, they give away cribs, high chairs, car seats, clothes, diapers, wipes, hygiene supplies, bassinets, strollers, tubs, and towels. Some big items must be “earned” by participating in other community programs, school, or working. They also provide referrals to other resources, such as budgeting and parenting classes, job readiness and adult education. They offer blood pressure screenings, blood sugar screenings, dental hygiene referrals. Yearly, they offer flu shot clinics, a Christmas gift program, and Thanksgiving baskets.
Suncrest United Methodist Church: Please contact them at 304-599-6306
United Way: Social Services program in Morgantown, WV. The goals of their organization are to improve the community’s health and wellness, making sure that children and adolescents have the proper resources and support to have successful lives and careers as adults, and increase the amount of financially stable households in Morgantown and the rest of the state. They hold outerwear and food drives, and have a Dolly Parton Imagination Library, where individuals can get free books for their children.
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