BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Tens of thousands of Marylanders are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving some to wonder where their next meal may come from.

A number of counties have set up meal distribution sites for those in need; keep reading for the full list.

STATEWIDE

The Maryland Food Bank said it’s seen a doubling in the number of requests for food and a 90 percent drop in donations. They also said they’re in need of volunteers. For more information about their services and how you can help, click here.

Schools across Maryland are also providing free meals for students; for more information on that program and a list of sites, click here or here.

It’s not just humans that are worried about where they may find food; a number of organizations have set up food banks for pets.

Click here or here for more information.

BALTIMORE CITY

The Salvation Army has launched a program to help home-bound seniors get meals. For more information, click here.

Celebrity chef José Andrés and his charity, World Central Kitchen, are giving away free meals on Saturdays at Oriole Park and at some area schools on Wednesdays and Fridays. To learn more, click here.

Baltimore City Public Schools are also offering free meals for students. A full list of sites is below; click here for the latest information and menus.

For information about the summer meal program at Baltimore City and Baltimore County schools, click here.

  1. Sandtown-Winchester Achievement Academy
  2. Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
  3. Alexander Hamilton Elementary School
  4. The Historic Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School
  5. Yorkwood Elementary School
  6. John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School
  7. Arlington Elementary School
  8. Beechfield Elementary/Middle School
  9. Sinclair Lane Elementary School
  10. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  11. City Neighbors Charter School (site closed April 10 [re-opened April 14] after an employee tested positive for COVID-19)
  12. Maree G Farring Elementary/Middle School
  13. Holabird Elementary/Middle School
  14. Lakeland Elementary School
  15. Pimlico Elementary School
  16. Gwynns Falls Elementary School
  17. Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

The Senior Nutrition Lunch Service will distribute seven meals per client on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at:

  • Annapolis Senior Activity Center: 119 S. Villa Avenue, Annapolis
  • Arnold Senior Activity Center: 44 Church Road, Arnold
  • Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center: 202 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore
  • O’Malley Senior Activity Center: 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton
  • Pasadena Senior Activity Center: 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena
  • Pascal Senior Activity Center: 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie
  • South County Senior Activity Center: 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewood

As of April 10, 82 community pantry locations are available in the county. Click here for the full list.

On Saturdays, free produce boxes are available at Hilltop Elementary School for students.

For a full list of programs, click here.

BALTIMORE COUNTY

For information about the summer meal program at Baltimore City and Baltimore County schools, click here.

On weekdays, limited takeaway meals for families will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at:

  • Cockeysville PAL Center: 9836 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
  • Dundalk PAL Center: 15 Commerce Place, Dundalk, Maryland 21222
  • Hillendale PAL Center: 1111 Halstead Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
  • Mars Estates PAL Center: 1498 East Homberg Avenue, Essex, Maryland 21221
  • Scotts Branch PAL Center: 3651 Rolling Road, Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244
  • Shady Spring PAL Center: 8876 Goldenwood Road, Rosedale, Maryland 21237
  • Winfield PAL Center: 8304 Carlson Lane, Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244

On Fridays, a drive-thru food bank will be available at the Messiah Community Church at 909 Berrymans Lane Reisterstown from 5-7 p.m.

On Saturdays, food distribution will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 11 a.m. at:

  • Arbutus Community Center: 865 Sulphur Spring Road, Halethorpe, Maryland 21227
  • Bear Creek Elementary School: 1607 Melbourne Road, Dundalk, Maryland 21222
  • Cockeysville PAL Center: 9836 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
  • Colgate Elementary School: 401 51st Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21224
  • Dundalk PAL Center: 15 Commerce Place, Dundalk, Maryland 21222
  • Eastern Regional Park: 11723 Eastern Avenue, Middle River, Maryland 21220
  • Edgemere Elementary School: 7201 North Point Road, Edgemere, Maryland 21219
  • Edmonson Heights Elementary School: 1600 Langford Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21207
  • Fullerton Elementary School: 4400 Fullerton Avenue, Nottingham, Maryland 21236
  • Grange Elementary School: 2000 Church Road, Dundalk, Maryland 21222
  • Halethorpe Elementary School: 4300 Maple Avenue, Halethorpe, Maryland 21227
  • Hereford Senior Center: 510 Monkton Road, Monkton, Maryland 21111
  • Hillcrest Elementary School: 1500 Frederick Road, Catonsville, Maryland 21228
  • Hillendale PAL Center: 1111 Halstead Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
  • Lansdowne Elementary School: 2301 Alma Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21227
  • Mars Estates PAL Center: 1498 East Homberg Avenue, Essex, Maryland 21221
  • Martin Boulevard Elementary School: 210 Riverton Road, Middle River, Maryland 21220
  • Parkville Middle School: 8711 Avondale Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
  • Perry Hall Elementary School: 9021 Belair Road, Nottingham, Maryland 21236
  • Randallstown Elementary School: 9013 Liberty Road, Randallstown, Maryland 21133
  • Reisterstown Senior Center: 12035 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, Maryland 21136
  • Rogers Forge Elementary School: 250 Dumbarton Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21212
  • Scotts Branch PAL Center: 3651 Rolling Road, Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244
  • Shady Spring PAL Center: 8876 Goldenwood Road, Rosedale, Maryland 21237
  • Warren Elementary School: 900 Bosley Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
  • West Town Elementary School: 401 Harlem Lane, Catonsville, Maryland 21228
  • Western Tech High School: 100 Kenwood Avenue, Catonsville, Maryland 21228
  • Winfield PAL Center: 8304 Carlson Lane, Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244
  • Woodbridge Elementary School: 1410 Pleasant Valley Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21228
  • Woodmoor PAL Center: 7111 Croydon Road, Gwynn Oak, Maryland 21207

For the latest information, click here.

For more information about Baltimore County Public Schools’ meal program, click here.

CARROLL COUNTY

  • Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church: 21 Carroll Street, Westminster
    • Bagged meals available on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church: 3184 Church Street, Manchester
    • Bags of food will be available from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church: 6750 Woodbine Road, Woodbine
    • Drive-through service available on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Pet Pantry held once per month. Visit the church’s Facebook page for more details
  • Mt. Airy Net, Cavalry United Methodist Church: 403 South Main Street, Mt. Airy
    • Groceries available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays. Mt. Airy residents can visit once per month. ID required for new visitors
  • NESAP: 1046 South Carroll Street, Hampstead
    • Food pantry available Mondays-Thursdays; call 410-239-6216 to set up an appointment
  • New Windsor Food Bank At St. Paul United Methodist Church: 200 Main Street, New Windsor
    • Call 410-635-2470 to make an appointment
  • Reisterstown United Methodist Church: 246 Main Street, Reisterstown
    • Food pantry open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for Finksburg residents.
  • Salvation Army – Brass Hat Cafe: 300 Hahn Road, Westminster
    • Soup kitchen services will be take-out only on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Call 410-876-9358 to set up an appointment to visit the food pantry
  • St. James Lutheran Church – Union Bridge Food Bank: 14 South Benedum Street, Union Bridge
    • Food pantry available on Monday afternoons
  • St. Mary’s Lutheran Church – Silver Run Community Food Pantry: 3978 Littlestown Pike, Westminster
  • St. Paul’s United Church of Christ: 17 Bond Street, Westminster
    • Bagged lunches served on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Taneytown Caring and Sharing Ministries – St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church
    • Takeout meals available from 11:30 a.m. to noon at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 38 West Baltimore Street, Taneytown
  • Together We Own It
    • Delivery service only; for more information, click here.
  • Uniontown Bible Church: 4272 Watson Lane, Union Bridge
    • Drive-up food pantry available on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church: 9961 Johnsville Road, Sykesville
    • Bagged lunches served from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.
    • The food pantry will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on April 25.
  • Westminster Church of the Nazarene: 27 East Main Street, Westminster
    • To-go meals provided at 3 p.m. on Sundays
  • Westminster Rescue Mission: 658 Lucabaugh Mill Road, Westminster
    • Call 410-871-4621 for information
  • Westminster United Methodist Church: 165 East Main Street, Westminster
    • Bagged lunches served on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m.
    • The Shepherd’s Table also serves a meal on Fridays from noon to 1 p.m.; call 443-240-0453 for more information

For the latest information, click here.

HARFORD COUNTY

  • American Legion: 501 Saint Johns Street, Havre de Grace
    • Self-service food pantry
  • Bel Air United Methodist Church: Route 924 and Lindwood Avenue
    • Food giveaways on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon
    • Family food distribution from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month
  • Breathe 379: 2124 Nuttal Avenue, Edgewood
    • Food bank available on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from noon to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month
  • Centre United Methodist Church: 2409 Rocks Road, Forest Hill
    • Drive-through food pantry available Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Christ the King Church: 410 Webb Lane, Havre de Grace
    • Food pantry on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • EpiCenter: 1918 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood
    • Food giveaway on April 17 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • First Presbyterian Church: 224 North Main Street, Bel Air
    • Self-service food panty on front steps
  • Grace United Methodist Church: 110 West Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen
    • Drive-through food pantry set up on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo ID required.
  • Grove Presbyterian Church: 50 East Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen
    • Food pantry available on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Photo ID required.
  • Harford Community Action Agency: 1321 B Woodbridge Station Way, Edgewood
    • Drive-through food pantry set up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Mason-Dixon Community Services: 708 Highland Road, Street
    • Pre-bagged groceries available via drive-through for residents of northern Harford County Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Mountain Christian Church Abingdon Campus: 3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Abington
    • Food giveaway on April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Mt. Zion at the Tent: 1643 Churchville Road, Bel Air
    • Food giveaway on Thursdays from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Oak Grove Baptist Church: 2106 Churchville Road, Churchville
    • Food pantry on the third Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Prince of Peace Sharing Table: 2600 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood
    • Take-home meals and groceries available on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church: 1450 Abingdon Road
    • One bag of groceries available on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon
  • St. Johns Episcopal Church: 114 North Union Avenue, Havre de Grace
    • Groceries available on Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon
  • Tabitha’s House: 112 D Connolly Road, Fallston
    • Must call 410-887-9730 ahead of time
    • Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Trinity Lutheran Church: 1100 Philadelphia Road, Joppa
    • Food closet available on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Wilson Ministries: 1024 Main Street, Darlington
    • Families can receive three bags of free groceries from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month
    • People can pick up one bag of groceries at the Twice Blessed Thrift Shop on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except the third Saturday of the month)

For the latest information, click here.

For more information about the school program, click here.

HOWARD COUNTY

Howard County Public School Systems Grab N Go meals are available Monday-Friday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm for anyone under 18, no pre-registration needed. Locations include:

  • Bushy Park Elementary School, 14601 Carrs Mill Road, Glenwood
  • Cradlerock Elementary School/Lake Elkhorn Middle School, 6680 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
  • Deep Run Elementary School, 6925 Old Waterloo Road, Elkridge
  • Ducketts Lane Elementary School, 6501 Ducketts Lane, Elkridge
  • Hollifield Station Elementary School, 8701 Stonehouse Drive, Ellicott City
  • Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City
  • Laurel Woods Elementary School, 9250 North Laurel Road, Laurel
  • Oakland Mills Middle School, 9540 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia
  • Swansfield Elementary School, 5610 Cedar Lane, Columbia
  • Talbott Springs Elementary School, 9550 Basket Ring Road, Columbia
  • Wilde Lake Middle School, 10481 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia

Community Locations: (Weekend meals not provided at community locations)

  • Forest Ridge Apartments, 5890 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia
  • Monarch Mills Apartments, 7600 Monarch Mills Way, Columbia
  • Bethel Christian Academy, Campus 1, 8455 Savage Guilford Rd., Savage

Department of Community Resources and Services is currently offering Grab-N-Go food distribution for eligible older adults at the Ellicott City 50+ Center, located at 9401 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Distribution is held on Thursdays between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for registered residents.

Howard County Food Bank is open Tuesdays – Thursdays 1 – 4 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon at 9385 Gerwig Lane in Columbia. The Food Bank is providing pre-packaged bags of food to clients and new clients should bring identification and proof of Howard County residency for their first visit.

Pop Up Food Pantry daily April 19 – May 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Columbia. Call 410-340-0529 for information or to donate.

Columbia Community Cares is providing grab and go bags of food, and other essential supplies such as diapers, at the following locations, Monday – Friday, 11 a.m – 1:30 p.m:

  • Cradlerock Elementary School/Lake Elkhorn Middle School, 6680 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
  • Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City
  • Oakland Mills Middle School, 9540 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia
  • Swansfield Elementary School, 5610 Cedar Lane, Columbia
  • Wilde Lake Middle School, 10481 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia

Salvation Army hosting a monthly pop-up pantry, April 15, May 20, and June 17th, at 3267 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City from 1 -3 p.m. They will have fresh produce along with canned goods, please bring proof of Howard County residency

For the latest list of school sites offering meals for those ages 18 and younger, click here.