We’re Here to Help!
Manna on Main Street helps people in need through four core programs:
In addition to these services, Manna also helps the community through special holiday meals, a holiday gift card program, a back-to-school supplies drive, and more. Learn more about these programs.
is a free, public program. Anyone is welcome to eat with us! Meals are prepared each day by our wonderful chefs and served restaurant style. We hope you’ll enjoy our home cooked dishes.
Manna’s Kitchen Rules:
- Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be asked to leave
- Smoking is NOT permitted on the North Penn Common campus
- No cell phone usage is allowed
- Profanity is not permitted
- Solicitation of money, goods or rides is not allowed
- You may not take home items from the dining room tables
- You are not permitted in the kitchen area, refrigerators or freezers
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 1:00-3:45pm
Wednesday 9:00-11:00am and 4:30-6:00pm
Manna’s Market provides free fresh, canned, and boxed groceries to help put food on your table. Our choice-model pantry uses SmartChoice, a program based on the MyPlate healthy eating model. SmartChoice offers three convenient shopping options: Online, Kiosk or Self-Shopping!
Manna’s choice-pantry provides fresh, canned and boxed food goods to individuals in need in the following towns in the North Penn area:
- Line Lexington (Montgomery County only)
- North Wales
- Upper Gwynedd
- West Point
- We do not serve Hatfield as it offers their own food cupboard.
On your first visit, please bring with you …
- Complete the Market intake form (You can complete this online in advance of your first visit! Complete the intake form)
- a photo ID (most people use their license)
- a recent utility bill or lease with your name and address
*Please allow 24 hrs for Manna staff to process this information before shopping in the Market
Once you’ve signed up to use the Market, please…
- bring your own shopping bags if you are self-shopping
- use a Market shopping card to select your food
- remember that you can shop at Manna twice a month
- once signed in you must remain on premise
- you may not sign in anyone except for yourself
- no cell phone usage is allowed in the Market
Dairy Day Program
If you’re a senior in need of dairy products, please let us know. Through a partnership with Freddy Hill Farms, low-income seniors who shop in our pantry are eligible to receive a gallon of milk, a dozen eggs, ½ pound of cheese and a pound of butter each month. We want our seniors to stay healthy!
Manna’s financial aid is intended to be for one-time assistance and has a lifetime limit. Aid is provided only to individuals who have lived in the North Penn School District for at least six months. In addition, funds are always sent directly to the landlord, utility company, health providers, or pharmacy. Financial aid may be provided towards:
- Security desposits
- Emergency medical needs
- Prescriptions needs
- Emergency motel stays
This aid would not cover costs such as cable, internet, telephone or trash. We also cannot support costs such as car payments, car repairs, insurance costs, home repairs and other items not mentioned in the list above.
Your household must meet income guidelines and be facing a temporary emergency in order to be eligible for financial assistance. To apply for financial aid, please contact Manna’s Case Manager, Teri Martin: firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.855.5454, ext 22.
Keeping Friends Cool!
Our Summer Cool Down Program is a special part of our emergency financial aid program. During the summer, Manna prepays electric bills for seniors so that they can run fans or air conditioners. This program is only available to seniors whose electric bills are not past due.
To apply for financial aid, please contact our case management team for an appointment: 215-855-5454. Or complete our appointment form online.
For your appointment, please bring:
- A photo ID (most people use their license)
- A recent utility bill or lease with your name and address
- Documentation of the emergency (Examples include: a shut off notice, medical bill, etc)
- Do you need help finding a job? Or getting a job that pays a living wage?
- Could you use help saving money and budgeting?
- Do you need help using a computer and Microsoft Office programs?
Manna’s expert volunteers are ready to help. Sign-up for an individual appointment to achieve your personal and professional goals! Contact Teri Martin, email@example.com or 215.855.5454, ext 22 to get started.
Common Grounds Food Service Training to Employment Program
Common Grounds is a free, 12-week food service training to employment program for individuals living in economic instability in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Individuals graduate with their ServSafe certification, Common Grounds certificate and references to begin their food service career.