Friends of the Poor COVID-19 RESPONSE

In response to COVID-19 & the recommendations of Governor Wolf, Friends of the Poor will be operating with limited hours.  The health and well-being of our volunteers and those we serve is of the utmost importance to us. Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020 our new hours will be:

148 Meridian Ave., Scranton, PA 18504
phone 570.348.4428 & 570.348.4429
OPEN MON – FRI 10:00AM-1:30PM

950 Pear St., Scranton, PA 18505
phone 570.348.3119
OPEN MON – FRI 9:30AM-12:30PM

All other Friends of the Poor pantry locations are CLOSED, but we are working to reopen as quickly and safely as possible. Please check our Facebook for updates:

We ask that anyone visiting our pantry locations maintain social distancing and be patient with our volunteers as we work to provide for all needs and to maintain safe and healthy practices.