Emergency Food Resources

The Den

Wilmington University’s own food pantry, the Den, provides food for students in need or those experiencing food insecurities. WilmU also offers nutrition resources to students who study online or who cannot visit campus.

Choose one of these options to contact us, and our coordinator will contact you soon.

Delaware 2-1-1

Delaware 2-1-1 provides one central resource for a wide variety of human services including assistance with food, housing, health care, social services, transportation, crisis services and more. Dial 2-1-1 if in Delaware, or 1 (800) 560-3372. A text line is also available at (302) 231-1464.

Local Food Resources

Asbury UMC Food Pantry

300 East Basin Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-5649
Friday: 9:30am - 11:30am

Blessings, Dressings & More at Victory Christian Fellowship

100 Wilton Blvd
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 324-5400
1st Saturday of the month: 9am - 11am
Any other Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Calvary Church

1141 E Lebanon Rd
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-7776 ext. 18
Picking up food is by appointment only. Call between 10:30am - 11am on Tuesdays and Thursdays to request food. 


3616 S. Galloway St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 339-0900
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm 

Sunday Breakfast Mission

Located in Wilmington, the Sunday Breakfast Mission serves hot meals to those in need and provides shelter space for men, women, and families. Please call (877) 306-HOME for assistance.

Food Bank of South Jersey

1501 John Tipton Blvd
Pennsauken, NJ
(856) 662-4884

Community Food Bank of New Jersey

6735 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
(609) 383-8843

Share Food Program

2901 W Hunting Park Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 223-2220
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

1725 Fairmount Ave. Unit 102
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 430-0555
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Food Bank of Delaware

Newark Branch: 
14 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 292-1395
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

Milford Branch
1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-3301
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm