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Thanks to the volunteer hours and donations from generous individuals, churches, institutions
and businesses, 40 West continues to provide food, energy, eviction prevention, and prescription assistance.  When we aren’t able to provide direct assistance, we make referrals to those who may.

In 2022,

households served

In 2022, 127,269

pounds of food provided

Which equates to
105,972 meals

In 2023,   

We are experiencing dramatic increases in requests for energy and eviction assistance.


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Pantry on the Go Food Distribution

Date: April 18, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: 40 West Assistance and Referral Center, Inc.
Pantry On The Go food is distributed on a First Come First Served Basis. Arrive early! The start time is approximate and is dependent on when food is delivered to the site.

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

Date: January 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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