“It was an extremely difficult few months for everyone. The help that was given to our family definitely helped make things less stressful for me and I’m confident to say all the families in the program. Thank you to everyone involved, bless you all!”

– Tommy’s Pantry recipient

All are welcome at our distributions, which is located at 630 Silver Spring Ave (rear Church of the Ascension). No identification is required. To receive a box or bag, please drive up and wait in the line of cars adjacent to the rear entrance of the church. If coming on foot, we recommend bringing a cart to help transport the distributed items. Our full boxes and bags weigh between 15 and 30 lbs.

If you would like to receive text notifications about our distributions, please email tommyspantry@gmail.com with your preferred phone number.

Our distribution schedule is as follows:

First Saturday of every month, 8:15 – 9:00am (or when supplies run out)

  • Health & Wellness bags
    • Receive a free bag complete with personal hygiene items such as toothpaste & brushes, soaps, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, bandaids, sunblock, laundry detergent, antibiotic ointment, and much more.

Third Saturday of every month, 8:15 – 9:00am (or when supplies run out)

  • Shelf-stable food boxes
    • Receive a week’s worth of shelf-stable foods for your family at no charge. Items include rice, pasta, beans, peanut butter, canned vegetables, soups, canned meats, snacks for kids, and much more.

Every other Tuesday, 8:00 – 9:00am

  • Produce boxes
    • Receive a box of fresh fruits and vegetables to aid in preparing your family’s meals for the week. Boxes provided have contained potatoes, tomatoes, onions, carrots, mangos, zucchini, seasonal berries, and more.

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