COVID-19 Resources


SCRC's COVID-19 Relief Fund

This fund is to help provide housing and utility assistance and other needs that are a result of COVID-19's impact. Thank you to Volvo CE and its employees for supporting this fund. 

COVID-19 Social Worker

Need help and confused about applying for benefits? SCRC's COVID-19 Social Worker can help you apply for benefits and provide ongoing case management. Contact Janelle Carbaugh, MSW, (717) 658-2092,

Coronavirus Gift Card Fund​

Gift cards can be used to purchase personal items such as toiletries, disinfecting items, diapers/wet wipes, food, and prescriptions. Thank you to the Shippensburg Civic Club for sponsoring a gift card drive for this fund.

  • Eligibility: Live within the Shippensburg Area School District and have financial hardships due to the economic impacts of COVID-19.

  • If you are currently not involved with an agency, please complete this form: General Gift Card Request Form or call 717-658-2092 (SCRC Cell Phone).

  • Anyone that is a Human Service Provider (Tri-County, CAN, SASD Counselors/Social Worker, Head Start, Senior Center, etc) can request a gift card and it will be automatically approved. Please use this formProvider Gift Card Request Form


Free Community Meals

During this pandemic, so many in our community are hurting and are in need because of the coronavirus crisis. Community meals are FREE and you do not need to register or RSVP. Just show up!

  • Monday 8/3 and 8/10: 5:00-6:00 pm: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 206 East Burd Street.

  • Monday 8/17 and 8/24 5:00-6:30 pm: The Harbor, 55 West King Street, Please use side entrance by the Library parking lot. 

  • Tuesday 8/4 5:30 pm: Christ United Methodist, 47 East King Street, Enter using Apple Street.

  • Tuesday 8/11 and 8/25 5:30 pm: Messiah United Methodist, 30 South Penn Street.

  • Tuesday 8/18 5:30-6:30 pm: First Assembly of God Shippensburg, 420 Baltimore Street.

  • Every Wednesday 4:30-5:30 pm: Oasis of Love Church, 303. South Washington Street. Pick up at the rear of the building. 

  • Every Thursday 11:00 am-12:00 pm: Oasis of Love Church, Bakery items. 303 South Washington Street. Pick up at the rear of the building. 

  • Thursday 8/6 and 8/20 5:30 pm: Prince Street Brethren Church, 20 North Prince Street.

  • Thursday 8/13 and 8/27 5:00-6:30 pm: The Harbor, 55 West King Street. Use Side Door.

  • Every Friday 4:00-5:30 pm: Shippensburg First Church of God - Kitchen of Grace, 5 North Prince Street.

August Calendar of  Community Meals

& Food Resources: 

Other Food Resources

  • Shippensburg Area School District Meals: Breakfast and hot lunches are served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at the Senior High School from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. *Subject to change when school reopens. Check SASD website for most recent info:

  • Shippensburg Produce and Outreach Food Pantry: Every Tuesdays from 4-6 pm at 130 S. Penn St. Food is packed in boxes for people to pick up in "drive-thru". They are accepting new intakes. For more info:

    • Diaper Bank is the 1st Tuesday of the Month

  • King's Kettle Food Pantry: Emergency Food Boxes and regular distribution on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays, 5 6:30 pm, 30 N Fayette Street. Contact JR at

  • Hound Packs: This program is for any child living in the SASD. Food bags with 7 meals for the weekend can be picked up on Friday at the Senior High School 10:30 am-12:30 pm. If no transportation is available, we will work with you. If your children or someone you know could use weekend meals, please complete this form: Hound Packs Enrollment. Questions? Contact their school counselor or Sonja at  *Once school starts, distribution times may/will change.


COVID-19 Resources in Ship

Quick Ship Resource Guide

Local Resources


Federal Resources


State Resources

General Resources

Spanish Translation Documents During COVID-19


​If you can help with any of the needs below or are available to volunteer in other ways, please contact Sonja Payne at or 717-658-2092

Office Telephone:

(717) 477-9100


(717) 658-2092

The SCRC is currently located at Katie's Place:

130 S Penn St., Shippensburg, PA 17257

Email is the best way to contact us: