Downtown Daily Bread (DDB)

Downtown Daily Bread (DDB) Soup kitchen and homeless shelter.

05/28/2020
HCYA's Virtual Art Show

❤️ Thanks again, HCYA! We love your art and appreciate you encouraging people to donate to DDB.

Everybody else, check out HCYA's great art! There's a lot of different styles and techniques to enjoy.

05/28/2020

THANK YOU Hershey Community Youth Alliance for producing a virtual talent show promoting Downtown Daily Bread!

Your thoughtfulness will better the lives of the most vulnerable in our community.

Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology prepared and delivered 150 bagged lunches on Saturday for the Soup Kitchen. Your gen...
05/11/2020

Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology prepared and delivered 150 bagged lunches on Saturday for the Soup Kitchen. Your generosity is very much appreciated!

We are participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. Visit www.downtowndailybread.org to donate ...
05/05/2020

We are participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. Visit www.downtowndailybread.org to donate and help us serve Harrisburg's hungry and homeless people,

We would like to send a huge𝙏𝙃𝘼𝙉𝙆 𝙔𝙊𝙐 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Panera Bread for partnering with us! They wi...
04/24/2020

We would like to send a huge𝙏𝙃𝘼𝙉𝙆 𝙔𝙊𝙐 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Panera Bread for partnering with us! They will be providing more than 100 bagged lunches to our agency! This is so appreciated, especially by our kitchen staff who is diligently feeding the community lunch 7days a week from 12:30-1:30. Thank you so much from all of us here at Downtown Daily Bread!

Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness
04/22/2020

Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness

Please, Please, Please - Raid Those Junk Drawers for Dusty, Old Smartphones (even better w/ charging cords)! They are desperately needed - Especially For People Living on the Streets, in Cars, or Encampments! Donations to Christian Churches United of the Tri-County Area and Downtown Daily Bread (DDB) Call Aisha Mobley at 717-963-5985 or drop off at Downtown Daily Bread (DDB) weekdays between 8 am – noon, stay in your vehicle (DDB has a camera on their entrance at 234 South St.) and someone will come out to accept the donation.

Looking for Used Smartphones! We're partnering with Christian Churches United to collect used phones to distribute to ho...
04/21/2020

Looking for Used Smartphones! We're partnering with Christian Churches United to collect used phones to distribute to homeless individuals who do not have phone access. Nowadays, most social services must be coordinated over the phone. Free call and text services can be accessed over WiFi. Call Aisha Mobley at 717-963-5985, to donate a phone or drop it off at DDB (234 South St.), weekdays between 8am – 12noon. Stay in your vehicle and someone will come out to accept the donation.
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Special delivery! Xavia, Jennifer, and Richard, thank you for making and donating these washable masks. You are keeping ...
04/13/2020

Special delivery! Xavia, Jennifer, and Richard, thank you for making and donating these washable masks. You are keeping our community safe and colorful 💙

The PA Army National Guard delivered 1,152 meals to our Soup Kitchen this morning. Thank you and wow!
04/08/2020

The PA Army National Guard delivered 1,152 meals to our Soup Kitchen this morning. Thank you and wow!

“Bee better” is stitched into every pair of Bombas socks as a reminder to strive for a better world. We can't think of a...
04/07/2020

“Bee better” is stitched into every pair of Bombas socks as a reminder to strive for a better world. We can't think of a better way to thank Bombas for donating 2,000 pairs of socks to DDB than to encourage you to put their mantra into practice. Find a way to bee better today, and, when you do, share your story.

Reply to this post with what you did, why you did it, etc. Inspire us. Send us selfies and videos. Be creative. We can't wait to see what you did to bee better.

During April, Downtown Daily Bread will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause B...
04/06/2020

During April, Downtown Daily Bread will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag at the GIANT store located at 4211 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg PA. If you make a trip for essentials, please consider participating. Thanks to GIANT for continuing this giving program!

Update on services: DAILY, the Soup Kitchen provides bagged lunches from 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m from Willis Street door.W...
04/01/2020
Pine Street Presbyterian Church | Harrisbrg, PA – Harrisburg

Update on services:

DAILY, the Soup Kitchen provides bagged lunches from 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m from Willis Street door.

WEEKDAYS 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Distributing needed items such as blankets, water, clothing, hand sanitizer, and snacks. MAIL is also available. Front entrance at 234 South Street. Staff checking entrance every 10 minutes. Thanks for your patience.

To help us continue our efforts, make a donation at www.downtowndailybread.org. Gifts of any amount come together and make a significant difference in our community. Thank you!🙂

Welcome to Pine Street Presbyterian Church! We are a diverse and dynamic community of believers who are dedicated to worshiping God, increasing our faith through Christian education, and serving one another and our community.

03/21/2020

March 21,2020 Update
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YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PICK UP MAIL ON MONDAY beginning at 8:00 a.m. Please come to the front door and submit your name so we can retrieve your mail. Thank you for remaining calm as we try to help you as best we can.

03/20/2020

March 20, 2020
To-go meals provided at Soup Kitchen door on Willis St. alley.
Breakfast 7 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m

Saturday (3/21) and Sunday (3/22): Lunch only, as usual

LET’S GET CLEANING AND COLLECTING!Many people have asked how they can help, and we thank you for thinking of us. Here is...
03/19/2020

LET’S GET CLEANING AND COLLECTING!

Many people have asked how they can help, and we thank you for thinking of us. Here is an idea for NOW, when you are stuck at home. It will help us and help you.

We are encouraging people to go through their closets, desk drawers, bathroom vanities, basement boxes, and kitchen cabinets to find things that you no longer need or want. Gather up the items and when this crisis is over, you can drop them off at the curb at DDB. Happy collecting!

Here is what we need, and please remember that most of our clients are adult men, the most popular sizes are L, XL, and XXL, and everything should be gently-used or new:

clothing and shoes (sneakers or walking shoes)

underwear and socks

razors, brushes, and combs

soap and shampoo (hotel sizes)

pens and post-its

napkins, paper towels, and plastic spoons and forks

individually wrapped snacks and granola bars

Thanks, and send us a message if you have any questions.

03/19/2020

March 19, 2020 Happy First Day of Spring!

To-go meals provided at Soup Kitchen door on Willis St. alley.
Breakfast 7 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m
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03/18/2020

March 18, 2020 Services and Hours

7 a.m. - ?? Mail pick-up at front entrance doors and building access only for lockers. Please take essential items since circumstances are changing rapidly.

Bagged meals provided at Soup Kitchen entrance on Willis St. alley. Breakfast 7 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Please know that we are doing our best to keep services available while protecting the health of our staff and clients. Well wishes to everyone!

March 17, 2020 Hours and Services:8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Showers, Mail, Lockers, and CounselingIn-person only; indoor buildin...
03/17/2020

March 17, 2020 Hours and Services:
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Showers, Mail, Lockers, and Counseling
In-person only; indoor building access is limited.

Meals provided in a "take-out" manner at regular Soup Kitchen entrance on Willis St. alley.
Breakfast 7 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thank you.

03/16/2020

March 16, 2020 Hours and Services:
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Showers, Mail, Lockers, and Counseling
In-person only; indoor building access is limited.

Meals provided in a "take-out" manner at regular Soup Kitchen entrance on Willis St. alley.
Breakfast 7 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thank you.

The team from a new Home Depot Warehouse volunteered time and supplies for cleaning the shelter last Thursday. Many than...
03/09/2020

The team from a new Home Depot Warehouse volunteered time and supplies for cleaning the shelter last Thursday. Many thanks for everything!

Greystone Derby Day
03/04/2020

Greystone Derby Day

For more than 35 years, Downtown Daily Bread (DDB) has provided basic human services to the hundreds of homeless and hungry individuals who live in Harrisburg at any one time. Join us May 2 at Greystone Brew House Derby Day to help decrease homelessness and provide any more meals needed!!

tickets: https://greystonederby.com/

Have too many hotel-size shampoos, conditioners, and soaps? Our clients would LOVE them! Please bring donations to our o...
02/19/2020

Have too many hotel-size shampoos, conditioners, and soaps? Our clients would LOVE them! Please bring donations to our office, 234 South Street, M-F from 9am-3pm. Thank you!

𝓚𝓲𝓽𝓬𝓱𝓮𝓷 𝓢𝓹𝓸𝓽𝓵𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽! Downtown Daily Bread is so fortunate to have Takiyah Washington cooking our daily breakfast! Everyday...
02/07/2020

𝓚𝓲𝓽𝓬𝓱𝓮𝓷 𝓢𝓹𝓸𝓽𝓵𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽!
Downtown Daily Bread is so fortunate to have Takiyah Washington cooking our daily breakfast!
Everyday, she creates delicious breakfast items and makes sure our breakfast hour runs so smoothly! Check out these amazing creations she’s served this week!!!
Breakfast Pizzas, Blueberry Stuffed French Toast, and, Mini Quiche are just the start of the amazing options she prepares!
Check back for more “Kitchen Spotlights”!

01/02/2020

Hooray, it's January! Downtown Daily Bread will receive a $1 donation for every $2.50 Bags 4 My Cause Bag sold in January at the GIANT store located at 136 Kline Village, Harrisburg PA.🙂

Happy Holidays from all of us at Downtown Daily Bread! We will be serving lunch on December 25,2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 1...
12/23/2019

Happy Holidays from all of us at Downtown Daily Bread!
We will be serving lunch on December 25,2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.! Thank you for your continued support! Have a safe and Happy Holidays!

12/20/2019
Thank You!

A warm Holiday Thank You from our kitchen here at Downtown Daily Bread! We could not do it without your endless support! Have a Happy Holiday!

In December, please shop and buy a bag at GIANT, 130 Old York Road in New Cumberland. Donations come to DDB🌲
12/02/2019

In December, please shop and buy a bag at GIANT, 130 Old York Road in New Cumberland. Donations come to DDB🌲

Chef Corrie and our kitchen staff would like to say THANK YOU! Our Thanksgiving meal couldn’t have been done without the...
12/02/2019

Chef Corrie and our kitchen staff would like to say THANK YOU! Our Thanksgiving meal couldn’t have been done without the many donations of volunteers, organizations, and individuals. To everyone who made our Thanksgiving lunch a success, we greatly appreciate you!!

Downtown Daily Bread (DDB)
11/26/2019

Downtown Daily Bread (DDB)

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11/26/2019

Downtown Daily Bread (DDB)'s cover photo

Looking for a way to give back this holiday season?! Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and we are always in need of fo...
11/08/2019

Looking for a way to give back this holiday season?! Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and we are always in need of food donations. It could be anything from a turkey or a can of cranberry sauce. Every donation makes a huge difference in our soup kitchen! Please contact Corrie at 717-238-4717 ext. 125 to drop off food donations. We appreciate all your support!

Looking for a way to give back to the community?! Our soup kitchen is looking for breakfast volunteers!! If you are inte...
11/08/2019

Looking for a way to give back to the community?! Our soup kitchen is looking for breakfast volunteers!! If you are interested in our volunteering opportunities, call us today at 717-238-4717!

Thanks to all of YOU for helping DDB!
10/24/2019

Thanks to all of YOU for helping DDB!

Thank you to all of the REALTORS® who volunteered at our REALTORS® Reach Out event this morning at Downtown Daily Bread (DDB)! It was a productive morning of helping the food pantry get ready for lunch and organizing donations including personal care items, sweatshirts, and lots of socks. Thank you to Downtown Daily Bread for all that they do for the homeless in our community!

A big thank you to all who have volunteered throughout the month of October at our REALTORS® Reach Out events. It is wonderful that we as REALTORS® are able to give back and help our local community. #REALTORS #ThatsWhoWeR

A special thank you from our kitchen! This years harvest from Capitol Hunger Garden and Yocumtown garden, were over 1,00...
10/16/2019

A special thank you from our kitchen!
This years harvest from Capitol Hunger Garden and Yocumtown garden, were over 1,000 pounds of produce!
Chef Corrie and staff were able to cook up some amazing recipes! Thank you for all you do!

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310 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA
17101

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I like Governor Tom Wolf. He should come back and get a taste of what the new DDB cook is brewing. I think her name is Cory or something like that. I was there today and enjoyed a succulent meal that was mouth watering. A kind of beefish tomatoe sauce delight !😊🎹😊.
Happy Birthday Debbie!
I don't know about you. But today's lunch time meal at the DDB was Deeeeelicious! Hot baked bisquits surrounded by gourmet hamburger with all the trimmings except for the grease. It was amazing to see there was no grease all over the food. Especially with burgers and I tore mine up ! Succulent green beans fresh off the farm with mandarin oranges and an assortment of pastrys. Topped off with a fruit punch to wash it all down. DDB-----YOU ROCK !
they are good people and they try to help you if u are homeless they let you take showers and give u locker to put ur stuff in and lets u get mail there and serve u lunch.they are a big help they helped me alot
The DDB had some very enthusiastic volunteer's today helping to serve the noon time meal. Members of the Paxton Presbyterian and Camp Hill Methodist Church. Got right in there . Filling up tray after tray of one of the more delicious meals I've come to enjoy. As the homeless and poverty stricken sank their teeth into the cook Kobie's gourmet chili. This mouth watering treat had green peppers, stewed tomatoes an rice and beans on the side along with other nutritional treats. Hip Hip Hooray !!! We had Chili Today !!!😋