What is the Panther Pantry?

It is a distribution program of donated non-perishable food to those in need.

Who can receive the food?

Any family living in the Northeast Bradford School District may receive food. There is no application process or proof of income required.

When is the food distributed?

The Panther Pantry will be operating by appointments only. To schedule an appointment, please call (570) 744-2521 and ask for Julie Ellis or Kerry Altieri.

Where is the food distributed?

The Panther Pantry is located on lower level of the Elementary School.

How can I donate items?

Food donations can be dropped off at the Elementary School’s front office. (There is a box outside of the office, to the left.) The Panther Pantry also sponsors spirit days at the Elementary School where a donation is made if a student participates.

What is the Backpack Program?

The Backpack Program provides students with a small bag of food items, which is distributed every Friday afternoon throughout the school year. Its purpose is to send students home with food that they can easily prepare for the weekend. All students are welcome to participate in the program. To enroll your child in this free program, complete the form below and return it to your child’s teacher.

Download Backpack Registration Form (PDF)

Who do I contact for more information?

Contact Kerry Altieri, email or Julie Ellis, email or call (570) 744-2521.