"My family has the opportunity to enjoy a meal together without worrying about the cost. Thank you for caring." - Holiday Assistance Program Participant
The Brashear Food Pantry
Brashear offers tangible assistance services, which provide immediate assistance to individuals families, through the Brashear Food Pantry and our Holiday Assistance Program, as well as utility and rental assistance.
The Brashear Food Pantry offers a variety of food staples, including canned goods and shelf-stable items, dairy products, meats, and fresh produce when available, as well as pet food and other basic commodities, such as soap and toilet paper. The Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm-4:30pm, currently as a Grab'n'Go distribution at the Henry Kaufmann Center, 2201 Salisbury Street. Please call 412-620-8282 to schedule a food pickup, or use our online scheduling tool below to let us know which day you are coming.
Brashear's Pantry is open to residents living within the 15203, 15210, 15211 and 15227 zip codes. Anyone visiting the pantry should be 18 years or older and at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Participants may obtain food once per month, and those with children can visit twice per month. Annual registration is required for each household.
Food is provided by the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Aldi (South Side), 412 Food Rescue, and the Hilltop Urban Farm.
Holiday Assistance Program
Brashear also offers Holiday Assistance during the winter season, providing food, gift cards, and toys to families in our communities. Please follow us on our website or social media for updates, and call in October 2021 to register.