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2016 Impact

Last year the hard work and support of our network of generous individuals, churches, institutions
and businesses resulted in:


families served

For an average of 254 families per month from our pantry


pounds of food provided

Which equates to
49,962 meals


families assisted

With non-food services for an avg of 86 families per month

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When food stamps don’t cut it, food pantries offer a boost

Date: January 10, 2018


Ernest Jones lives with his wife, his son, and his son’s two children. He comes to 40 West regularly to pick up pantry staples like applesauce and beans, along with fresh fruit and meat. He can’t get everything he needs at this food pantry, but it’s a big help. Like many who come to this church basement in west Baltimore, he’s living on a fixed income, but providing for many. “I was just asking these people if they knew of any jobs for my son, you know?

Read the full article on wypr.org

Crab Feast 2017

Date: October 21, 2017

crab feast 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended the 4th annual Crab Feast on Saturday, October 21, sponsored by the 40 West Assistance and Referral and Assistance Center and Hope Harbor. Over 340 guests attended the event and a fun time was had by all. People feasted on delicious food and sweet steamed crabs. Both were unlimited and available throughout the evening.