Cherry Pantry Resources

The Howard Gittis Student Center will be closed until further notice, therefore the Cherry Pantry moved to TUPD Morgan Substation

To pick up a pre-packaged bag of non-perishables, please go to the TUPD Morgan Subtstation located at 1601 Park Ave. The station is on the side of Morgan Hall South. If you need help accessing the station please email Students are able to pick up a bag of already packaged food on Tuesdays from 10am to 12pm and Friday 3pm to 5pm.


Other Local Food Pantries:

Lutheran Settlement House (Food Pantry)

Location: 1340 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Phone: 215-426-8610

Hours: Monday thru Friday 9am-3pm

**To access pantry, go to settlement house, fill out a form with name and number of individuals in your household. Sign in at the front desk and BRING YOUR OWN BAG.

Website for more info:


St. Francis Inn (Hot Meals)

Location: 2441 Kensington Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19125

Hours: Monday – Thursday 4:30pm-6pm Dinner

            Tuesday- Thursday 10am-11am Breakfast

            Friday 11:30am-1pm Lunch

**Takeout meals, anyone is welcome to come and get food.


Philadelphia Temple Corps Community Center (Emergency Food Pantry)

Location: 1340 Brown Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm

**Must bring Photo ID and proof of address (Address for on-campus or off-campus housing works fine)


St. Michaels Lutheran Church – Kensington (Food Pantry)

Location: 2139 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Hours: Thursday 11-12

**Bring Temple Student ID and/or another form of Photo ID


Church of the Advocate (Meal)

Location: 1801 W Diamond St, Philadelphia, PA 19121

Hours: Monday – Friday 12pm-1pm Lunch

**No eligibility criteria