St. David’s has partnered with various organizations in the community to help provide food to those in need. We are always in need of volunteers or donations! To volunteer, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page.
St. John’s Cecil & Grace Bean Soup Kitchen, Norristown
St. David’s is one of several churches that provide meals and volunteers for the Cecil and Grace Bean Soup Kitchen that operates out of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Norristown. Six to ten parishioners and/or staff make their way to St. John’s on the first, fourth, and fifth Wednesdays of each month, with casseroles and soups made by St. David’s parishioners, to feed between 80 and 150 of our hungry brothers and sisters. Check out the recipes found at the link below. St. David’s Youth also serve breakfast on the first Sunday of each month.
St. Mary’s Food Cupboard, Chester
Our parishioners fill this food pantry with everything from soup to peanut butter. Every month, St. Mary’s makes a request for a specific item that can be dropped off in the Chapel Narthex. General donations are also accepted.
- January & July: Canned Tuna
- February & August: Pasta and Spaghetti Sauce
- March & September: Canned Soup
- April & October: Peanut Butter and Jelly
- May & November: Canned Tuna
- June & December: Canned Juice, Canned Tuna, Peanut Butter
You may also serve at St. Mary’s on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 2pm. For more information, please contact The Rev. Maurice A. Dyer.
Parishioners prepare home cooked meals for clients of this West Chester, PA shelter. Safe Harbor’s mission encompasses food, shelter, and individualized action plans to help people rebuild life skills, reestablish self-esteem and overcome issues that prevent them from leading independent productive lives. July Lunch Sign Up
Rise Against Hunger
Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief non-profit organization that coordinates the packaging and distribution of food and other life-changing aid to people in developing nations. St. David’s parishioners get together to package 30,000-40,000 meals for those in need, which are then distributed by Rise Against Hunger to a location in need.
Episcopal Community Services
Episcopal Community Services challenges systemic poverty across the Diocese of Pennsylvania by reducing barriers to opportunities and empowering independence, wellness, and stability. St. David’s supports ECS through outreach donations, individual service on the Board of ECS, and in programs sponsored by ECS.
The Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN)
IHN is a partnership of congregations within a community helping families who are facing homelessness. This organization mobilizes community resources and helps families regain their housing, their independence and their dignity. On several occasions throughout the year, St. David’s hosts families for a week at a time by giving them a place to sleep, and volunteers to make dinner for them. Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line is an Affiliate of Family Promise.
ST DAVID’S IHN HOST WEEK SCHEDULE FOR 2022
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