Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA
Ben Salem UCC Food Pantry
Need food or know someone who needs assistance?
Please call LaVaun at 610-377-3618 or email a request to
All distributions will remain anonymous.
Please Support Our Food Bank
 There is always a need for canned fruits, macaroni & cheese dinners, manwich, vegetables, noodles for soup, saltine and soup crackers, tuna fish, soups, spaghetti sauce & cereal.  Please check the Food Bank Bulletin Board in the Narthex for a complete list
Thank you for your support!!!
Monetary donations always welcome!
More Opportunities for Food Distribution
Community Dinners
Dinners are held the THIRD THURSDAY of each month from 4-6 PM.
All Saints Episcopal Church
301 N 2nd St
Lehighton, PA
(610) 377-2675
***Free lunch for Students!!***
Zion UCC
2nd & Iron Streets
Lehighton, PA  18235
AARP Nationwide Anti-Hunger Initiative   
AARP and the AARP Foundation have launched a nationwide anti-hunger initiative aimed at seniors that include new online hunger resources as well as local SNAP outreach and assistance.  For more information, click here.
A Food Pantry System serving Carbon County
Shepherd House, Inc.
1067 Main Road
Lehighton, Pa  18235


January-December 2016


Beaver Meadows serves households in Packer Township and is located in Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19 Second Street, Beaver Meadows, and PA 18216.  Third Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Contact Mrs. Jennifer Barnasevitch Cell Phone 570-956-5980. 


Jim Thorpe Area serves households in the Jim Thorpe School District and is located in Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church, 441 Center Avenue, Jim Thorpe, and PA 18229.  (Phone 570-325-2855)  Second Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  Contact Mrs. Pam Moore Phone 570-325-3240 or Rev. Nathan Kennedy Phone 570-325-2855.  


Lansford Area serves households in Lansford and is located in Trinity Lutheran Church, 104 East Abbott Street, Lansford, PA 18232.  Third Monday of each month from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.  Contact Mr. Richard Willing Cell 570-657-6159.  


Lehighton Area serves households in Lehighton, Mahoning, Franklin, East Penn Townships, Weissport, and the Lehighton Area School District, including Parryville and is located in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 175 South Third Street, Lehighton, PA 18235.  Every Tuesday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Contact Ron & Carolyn Long or Mrs. Shirley Radler (Phone 610-377-4303).     


Nesquehoning Area serves households in Nesquehoning, Hauto, and Lake Hauto and is located in Meed’ss Memorial United Methodist Church, 126 West Catawissa Street, Nesquehoning, PA 18240. (Phone 570-669-9212)  Third Thursday of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Contact Mrs. Paula Anthony 570-645-5873 or Mrs. Mary Beth Beck Phone 570-427-4071.  


Palmerton Area serves households in Palmerton, Towamensing, Lower Towamensing Townships, and the Palmerton School District including Bowmanstown and is located in Saint John’s Towamensing Lutheran Church, 2915 Fire Line Road, Palmerton, PA 18071.  Fourth Friday of each month from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  Contact Mrs. Barbara Brader Phone 610-377-4768, or Mr. Kenneth Kaiser Phone 610-826-6133. 


Summit Hill Area serves households in Summit Hill and is located in the Summit Hill Heritage Center, 1 West Hazard Street, Summit Hill, PA 18250.  Fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Contact Ms. Rose Marie Armon Phone 570-645-3604, or Mr. John Williams Cell Phone 484-560-8725.   


Tresckow Area serves households in Banks Township and is located in the Banks Township Municipal Building, Cherry and Fern Streets, Tresckow, PA 18254.   Jan. to Oct. - Fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and Nov. to Dec. Third Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  Contact Mrs. Betty Milore Phone 570-454-8209. 


Weatherly Area serves households in Weatherly, Lausanne & Lehigh Townships, and East Side Borough and is located in the Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 335 Third Street, Weatherly, PA 18255. (Phone 570-427-4113)  Second Tuesday of each month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Contact Mr. Charles Hettler Phone 570-427-8981 or Rev. Donald Adams Phone 570-427-5071.


Lead Agency - Stanley P. Haupt, Shepherd House, Inc, 1067 Main Road, Lehighton, PA 18235-9066. Phone 610-377-6048 – Fax 610-379-5675 – Email . Office hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.