How do I qualify?
Families must have income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty guidelines, and a resident of either Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset or Washington County. If you feel you do not meet these guidelines, give us a call at 412.460.3663, ext. 655 to see how we can help you.
How can I get food if I do not live in your service area?
Call 412.460.3663, ext. 655 to get connected to a food pantry.
What do I need to bring with me?
On your first visit to The Market, you will need to bring a photo ID for yourself and one proof of residency.
If you visited The Market before, please bring The Market scanning card with you.
Is there a lot of paperwork?
No, there is not a lot of paperwork. We register you electronically and it only takes about five minutes to complete your registration. Once you are registered, you will check-in for future visits by scanning your shopper’s card that we issue during your first visit.
Do I need to make an appointment?
No appointments needed.
What do I do when I get there?
At The Market, you will be greeted and given a number then escorted to the intake office to get registered. When your number is called you can start shopping for groceries with a shopping buddy.
How many times can I visit?
You are welcome to shop one time each week at The Market.
Can I get food for someone else?
Yes, as long as the person you are getting food for has completed a proxy form with your name on it. Please remember that all shoppers can shop for one food order and any additional orders will be prepacked.
Can someone else get food for me?
Yes, as long as you have a completed proxy form on file with their name on it. Please remember that all shoppers can shop for one food order and any additional orders will be prepacked.
What kind of food do you have?
We offer a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, shelf stable items, meats and non-food.
Do I get to pick my own food?
Yes but all guests will shop with a shopping buddy.
What if you don’t have what I need?
Please let us know if we do not have any items you may need so we can try to meet your request.
How much does it cost?
Our service is provided to the community at no cost.
Do you have other ways you can help me?
Yes, customers can sign up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — formerly known as Food Stamps. We also have information about other resources and support services.
How can I find out about SNAP and other resources?
We have a Life Stabilization Team available to help you complete a SNAP application or answer any questions you may have about SNAP. For more information about SNAP and other resources, please call 412.460.3663 x655 or visit this page.