Food Pantry



The Panther Valley School District is offering food assistance to families within the school district. 

This program will provide eligible families with supplies of perishable and non-perishable food and drink items on a regular basis. If you are interested, please read the information below carefully to help you fill out the attached form.


  1. Look at the Total Household Income table in the middle of the page.Find the appropriate household size for your family in the first column.Look at the annual, monthly, and weekly household income for your family size.If your family is receiving below those amounts, you are eligible.Circle the ENTIRE LINE that applies to your family.


  2. If you meet the eligibility, please follow steps 3 -5.If you do not meet the criteria but are still in need of emergency food, please contact Kerri Quick at 570-393-7148.


  3. In the top right corner, print the number of children, adults, and seniors living in the home.


  4. Complete all other items on the form (full name of the recipient, street address, city, state, zip code).


  5. Make sure to sign and date the form and return the school back to the main office.


  6. Please only fill out one form per family.Once we have your completed form on file, you are eligible to pick up food during our distribution times.


FOOD DISTRIBUTION will take place at Panther Valley Elementary (1 N. Mermon Ave. Nesquehoning) on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4 – 6:30 pm and the 1st Saturday of each month at the Panther Valley Stadium (99 Cortright St. Lansford) from 10 am – 1 pm. The first date will be Wednesday, April 20th.  Times and days are subject to change, please check the Panther Valley website regularly for the most up to date information.

You will need to have a completed form on file to pick up food.


This program is made possible through a partnership with the Panther Valley School District, St. Luke’s Adopt A School Program, Second Harvest Food Bank, Grace Community Church of Lansford, the Carbon County Community Foundation and private donors.

2021-2022 Declaration of Need Form(English) 6.30.21.pdf
2021-2022 Declaration of Need Form(Spanish)6.30.21.pdf