The Market, our onsite pantry, is a place where there is no judgement, and everyone is treated with dignity and respect. All eligible neighbors in need can shop for grocery items at no cost. It is open to the community Monday through Friday and some Saturdays.

The Market is part of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, located at 1 N. Linden Street, Duquesne, PA 15110


Days/Hours of Operation

*We close daily from 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m to clean and restock.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8 a.m – 4:30 p.m.*
Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.*
Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday Closed

*Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to closing to allow enough time to check in and shop.

2021 Holiday Hours and Closures

The Market observes several holidays throughout the year. That means sometimes we will close early or not open at all. Here are the upcoming holidays where we will not be open during our normal business hours:​

THANKSGIVING​
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – closing at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 25, 2021 – closed​
Friday, November 26, 2021 – closed​
Saturday, November 27, 2021 – closed​

CHRISTMAS​
Friday, December 24, 2021 – closed​
Saturday, December 25, 2021 – closed​
Monday, December 27, 2021 – closed​

NEW YEAR’S DAY​
Friday, December 31, 2021 – closing at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 1, 2022 – closed​
Monday, January 3, 2022 – closed​

If you need food when we are not open, please call 2-1-1 to get help.

For more information about The Market, call 412.460.3663 x655.

COVID-19 Safety Requirements

We take the health and well-being of everyone seriously, especially during this health crisis (COVID-19). All shoppers must wear a mask. We will provide you with a mask if you do not have one. If you do not want to wear a mask, we will be happy to conduct your registration outside and bring your food to you in the parking lot. We appreciate your cooperation as we do our best to keep everyone safe and healthy.​

Inclement Weather Policy

In case of severe weather, The Market may delay opening, stop service, or close early. Before coming to shop, please give us a call at 412-460-3663 and listen to the pre-recorded message. If our hours of operation have changed, it will be stated in the recording. You many also see weather-related closure on your local news stations, but it is always best to call us.​

OrderAhead

OrderAhead makes it quick and easy to order free groceries online for you and your family.

How It Works:

  1. Visit our OrderAhead site here to get started.
  2. Shop what is in stock that day.
  3. Register and get a confirmation.
  4. Pick up your free groceries!

FAQs

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.