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For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat.

Matthew 25:35


Emmaus is supported through donations from the community, both local and beyond.

Donate via mail:

Emmaus Ministries

345 East 9th Street

Erie, PA 16503

Name Emmaus as a memorial recipient for a loved one.


**Please call us at the office [(814) 459-8349] to schedule a donation drop-off.


The Soup Kitchen can use the following items:

  • Peanut Butter (Creamy)

  • Jelly (Grape)

  • Peanut Butter Crackers

  • Uncrustable sandwiches

  • Fruit Snacks

  • Bottled Water

  • Mini sizes of deodorant and shampoo

The Kids Cafe can use the following items:

  • Body wash

  • Lotion

  • Toothpaste

  • Toothbrushes

  • Combs/picks

  • Hairbrushes

  • Deodorant

  • New or lightly worn shoes (sizes: Kids 11 -- Adult 11)



FP Vols 2021

Both our soup kitchen and food pantry are at full capacity for volunteers. If you would like to be on a waitlist, please call us at the office [(814) 459-8349].

Our Kids Cafe has openings for volunteers to help with its after-school program (Monday through Friday, 2:30-5:30; Summer program: Monday through Friday, 11:30-2:30.) If you are interested in working with children on homework or helping with activities, please contact Jane Wagner, Kids Cafe Coordinator at (814) 878-2922.

Even though our soup kitchen has its volunteer openings filled, you can still help. We serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and desserts at each meal. You can make sandwiches or desserts and drop them off for a dinner. To find out more, please call us at the office [(814) 459-8349].

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