Food for the underserved in Glen Burnie
Whether it is food, transportation or utility assistance, there are many organizations in the Baltimore area working to meet the needs of the underserved. From a nonprofit group to the Salvation Army, there are many options for people in need to get the help they need. There are also grants that support these organizations.
Santoni’s, a company that delivers groceries to underserved neighborhoods in the Baltimore area, will waive the delivery fee for anyone who has a special code. BKIND, a non-profit group, provides supplies to people who live in the Glen Burnie area. The program has grown since its start three years ago. The program has a wide range of services including weekly feedings, prayer and rental assistance for residents in the city.
The Food Project is a social enterprise that trains at-risk youth in marketing, food production and culinary skills. The project also provides job training, mentorship and self-sustaining skills to youth in Southwest Baltimore. The project includes a pop-up market to provide fresh, healthy foods for underserved children. Linda Dennis, the project manager, can be reached at 410-222-FOOD (3663).
The Salvation Army of Central Maryland has a warm meal program, and provides utilities, rental assistance and prayer to residents in the city. These programs provide the community with the resources they need to keep families fed and healthy. If you are in need of assistance, you can find a list of these programs and more on their website.