In 1997 St. Andrews in the Field Episcopal Church started the Somerton Interfaith Food Bank. The Food Bank continues to provide a service in mission to needy families and individuals in the Greater Northeast of Philadelphia Region and Lower Bucks County areas. Through constant dedication of our volunteer staff and generosity of people, organization and business of the community we are able to see to the needs of 600 plus families and individuals that are currently registered with us. The average distribution of food is 300 to 350 clients per month (about 4,200 per year).

With the economy being what it is, we are seeing an influx of people that are now in need. In order for the Food Bank to continue to provide assistance to this newest crop of working poor, we need your help. This is why we are appealing to you for support in the form of a monetary donation or you can arrange a Food Drive of nonperishable goods at your organization for us.

We have been taught as youngsters that when you do well for others you in turn do good for yourself. The term “pay it forward” comes to mind. It is our hope that with your help we can Pay it forward in this great community. Do not hesitate to call me at (215) 673-1117 or visit me at the above address. We are next door to St. Andrews' in the Field Episcopal Church     

 Northeast Philadelphia zip codes served: 19114, 19115, 19116, 19136, 19152 and 19154 
Bucks County zip codes served: 19006, 19020 and 19053

Thank you,
Compton Chase, Director

Need help from the Food Bank? 


You must bring TWO pieces of ID AND a Referral from a doctor, social worker, or leader from  your faith community.