Girdwood Food Pantry

 Located at Girdwood Chapel: 102 Heavenly Valley Drive (the first right off of Timberline from Alyeska Highway)

During this time of emergency do to the COVID-19 outbreak, our Food Pantry will be operating with significantly different procedures. Guests will be asked to wait outside the building, maintain 6 feet of distance from each other, and encouraged not to linger. Volunteers will bring your food outside to you. Thank you for helping our community stay healthy.
For the most up to date information, check the Chapel’s Facebook page.

 When We’re Open

Full Service distributions: 1st and 3rd Sundays each month, 2 – 4pm. “Full service” means dry / pantry goods, frozen foods, meat, bread, and produce as available; a hot meal; plus often we have other resources for housing, SNAP, Medicaid, etc., on site.
Dates: April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21.
 
Partial Service: Wednesdays 2 – 6pm.
Pre-packaged to-go bags of non-perishable food. Each bag is designed to be a meal for 2 adults. Take what you need.
 
If you are in need of food and have no way of making it to a distribution time, please leave a message at the Chapel: 907-783-0127.

Donating

Financial Donations can be made online at www.girdwoodchapel.com/give and selecting “Food Pantry,” or by mailing a check to PO Box 1068, Girdwood, AK 99587.
Financial donations allow us the most flexibility and the ability to bulk buy from Food Bank of Alaska and other supplies.
 
Food and Supply Donations can be dropped in the barrel at the Chapel any time. If you would like to donate perishable goods, please contact us and plan to donate shortly before a full service date.
 
Always needed list:
– Mac & Cheese (boxed & single serve)
– Pasta noodles
– Pasta sauces
– Canned vegetables (think green)
– Canned fruits
– Fruit / applesauce cups
– Applesauce jars
– Tomato sauce / paste
– Diced tomatos
– Peanut butter & jelly
– Taco and/or chili seasoning blends
– Canned or dried beans
– Rice (brown or white)
– Canned meats (chicken, tuna, salmon)
– Canned or packaged soups (pop-tops preferred)
– Instant oatmeal
– Breakfast cereal
– Breakfast bars
– Fruit snacks
– Individual packets of nuts
– Shelf stable or dried milk
 

 Volunteering

3/22/2020 Update: We are working to establish weekly distribution in a safe manner. We will be contacting volunteers as soon as our updated procedures and dates are set (planned by the end of this week).