Organize a food drive where you work or in your neighborhood.

No Time to Donate Food ?

Let us do the shopping for you

Simply click on the link above to make a credit card donation and we'll purchase food from a local source.


The Octorara Area Food Cupboard has devoted its energy to advocating for the hungry in our community. Together we can make a difference. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations of money and food.

We Need Your Help!

Organize a Food Drive

Give us a call and we can give you some tips.

  • Octorara Area School District
  • Parkesburg Residents
  • Our Corporate Partners
  •  Private Donors

It Takes a village

Thank you to all the people and organizations that help make this possible.

Start a food drive

Hunger isn't seasonal, which is why we need donations year-round. Conduct a Food Drive at work or in your neighborhood. We can provide helpful tips to make your food drive a success.

The sole mission of the Octorara Area Food Cupboard is to provide food support to qualifying individuals and families in the greater Octorara area.

Working together with the Chester County Food Bank, Parkesburg Point, Local Churches, Businesses and Residents helping those in need.

Our Mission



Working with members in your community can make a difference.

Did you know the OAFC accepts Fresh Produce?
Simply give us a call and we'll let you know how you gardening skills can help others in need. Give us a call for more Information.

(610) 857- 4000

Helping Others First!

Octorara Area Food Cupboard

Holiday Dinner Give-Aways

Regular Clients of the OAFC are given a complete turkey dinner during our Turkey Drive-Thru event. This all would not be possible without the assistance of the Food Drives local organizations sponsor and partnership with Chester County Food Bank.

Empty Bowl Event 2019

Coming in March

Time and Place TBT


Hunger has many different faces. Women, children, mothers, fathers, infants and the elderly. Hunger doesn't discriminate. It doesn't care where you live or what you look like. Many hard working people living week to week are just a paycheck away from needing help. No one should ever go hungry but many people do. That's why we do what we do. We are a 100% volunteer organization dedicated to feeding hunger. 

Help us help others. Please support your local food cupboard.

upcoming events

We are currently in need of the following items:

Spaghetti Sauce    Canned Pasta      Noodles & Rice Sides

Potato Sides          Hearty Soups       Heat & Serve Soups

Canned Fruit          Shelf Milk

Questions? Give Us a Call: (610) 857-4000

  • OAFC Volunteers
  • Octorara Area Churches
  • Local  Businesses
  • Parkesburg Point Youth Center

Did you know you can contribute to the Octorara Area Food Cupboard when you shop online with Amazon? Amazon has created a webpage:

Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchas price of the eligible product to the Food Cupboard at no extra cost to you, the shopper!

Please help those in need as you do your Christmas shopping this year and all year long by using this website: and select the Octorara Area Food Cupboard as your Charity.

​Thank you!

How We Have Grown


December 2012 - Opening Month ServedOctober 2018 - Month Served 
52 Large Families6 Extra Large Families
141 Seniors41 Large Families
244 Adults141 Seniors
226 Children332 Adults
611 Total People226 Children
228 Total Families699 Total People

240 Total Families

Holiday Closings

We will be closed the following days:

November 21
December 25, 26

January 1, 2019

Volunteers Desperately Needed

*** Men and Women ***

Especially for:

Tuesdays 2pm - 4pm

Wednesdays 3pm - 7pm