Lend a Hand
Friend is looking for more volunteers! If you are interested in giving back to the community, we have a lot of help that is needed for our special events. If you think you have a special skill that you can offer, we would love to talk with you and discuss the many opportunities to give back. Please call us at (610) 683-7790 if you are interested in volunteering for a specific event. Find out more >>
• During 2013, Friend served a total of 440 households with 1182 individuals.
• 420 households consisting of 1134 individuals were served through the food pantry — 394 children, 593 adults and 147 elderly
• Monthly attendance at food pantry increased by 19% in 2013.
• Friend distributed 156,000 pounds of food.
• 722 referrals were made to health and human services.
61% of the referrals were checked on by the case manager.
91% of those checked, the client followed through on making contact.