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Hunger-relief partners connect the Food Bank of Delaware to the hungry people in our
Shoppers’ Choice Hours and Hunger-Relief Partners Pickup Hours: Authorized representatives from member agencies come to the Food Bank to shop for individual items including personal health and hygiene products, detergents and miscellaneous items. A Shopper’s Choice fee of 22 cents per pound is charged to help offset costs.
Newark and Milford:
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Information for FBD Hunger-Relief Partners:
Delaware state social workers providing assistance at libraries
Delaware state social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by the Delaware Division of Libraries and the Department of Health and Social Services.
Two social workers from the Division of Social Services’ Community Partner Support Unit are now available once per week for three hours at seven libraries across the state.
Social workers can guide patrons through the state’s online benefits application process, assist individuals in applying for food benefits, help applicants gather necessary documents, connect eligible families and individuals with employment and training resources, and connect with other DHSS agencies to answer questions as needed. This onsite assistance is in addition to the help available at the 15 State Service Centers located statewide.
The schedule for social workers in Delaware libraries is as follows:
• North Wilmington Public Library, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays
• Wilmington Public Library – Rodney Square, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays
• Route 9 Library, New Castle, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays
• Dover Public Library, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays
• Seaford Public Library, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays
• Selbyville Public Library, 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursdays
• Frankford Public Library, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays
Consider being a Sister Share partner! Here’s what other partners are saying:
“Picking up the additional stores has allowed Cedars to provide, on a consistent basis, more “in date” items, including wonderful fresh produce and a variety of food, in addition to sundries.” -Ed and Sue Maynard, Cedars Church of Christ
To learn more about Sister Share, please contact Naty Moreta-Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Food Bank of Delaware operated in accordance with the US Department of Agriculture and Delaware Health and Human Services policy, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.