SHARE Food Network

Catholic Charities’ SHARE Food Network provides wholesome and nutritious food to families and individuals at a reduced cost. Through its community-based operation, SHARE promotes volunteer service and creates partnerships with organizations that serve as host sites.

About the Program

With high-volume purchasing and the commitment of dedicated volunteers, SHARE offers groceries at a 50-percent discount.

SHARE food packages are available to anyone. There is no application, qualification, identification or documentation required to buy SHARE food packages.

Monthly value packages cost just $25 and include up to $50 worth of groceries. Each package contains four to six pounds of frozen protein items and eight to 12 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables. Seasonal groceries and desserts are often available.

Your order and payment are taken by an organization that serves as a SHARE host site partner. Food packages are prepared each month by Catholic Charities volunteers and administrative staff at a SHARE warehouse and distributed to host sites in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Food orders are picked up at the host site location on a day designated by the host. Food packages cannot be delivered to a consumer’s home.

Contact Information

FIND A HOST SITE

Additional Information

  • Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Packages cost $25

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Current Menu

Select your grocery choices from our monthly menus, which are available in English and Spanish.

Customer Resources

Consider Partnering With Us

We invite schools, government agencies, nonprofits and other organizations to consider partnering with the SHARE Food Network. Learn more in our brochure.

 

Share Food Network Newsletter

The SHARE Food Network Newsletter keeps you informed and engaged with our community initiatives. Let us know if you’d like to subscribe.

Volunteer Opportunities

Bagging

Generally on the first or second Saturday of the month, volunteers breakdown warehouse-sized loads of potatoes, beans, rice and other foods and package them into family-sized portions.

Distribution

Generally on the second or third Friday and Saturday of the month, volunteers help distribute grocery packages to host partners so they can fulfill orders.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are required to wear tennis shoes at the SHARE warehouse. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be acc

Information for Host Sites

Becoming a SHARE Food Network Host opens up a world of possibilities, including the opportunity to actively participate in our mission, access valuable host resources, engage in fulfilling volunteer opportunities, and much more.

SHARE Food Network Contacts

Program Information

PROGRAM LOCATION

Staff

Yonette Wilson-Williams

Director SHARE Food Network

301-864-3115

Paolo Sian

Outreach and Marketing Coordinator

301-864-3115 ext. 7027

Denario Williams

Warehouse Supervisor

301-864-3115

Kevin Chittams

Warehouse Assistant

301-864-3115

Ninochika Twitty

Administrative and Information Coordinator

301-864-3115 ext. 7011

Karen Nash

Administrative Assistant

301-864-3115

Latosha Day

Warehouse Assistant

301-864-3115

Ashley Woods

Nutrition Education Specialist

301-864-3115

Kayla Walker

Outreach Coordinator

301-864-3115 ext. 7024

Get Involved

Volunteer

SHARE has volunteer opportunities for students, adults, families and groups. You can help by bagging bulk foods or distributing packages to community groups who come to SHARE’s warehouse. Sign up online or contact Volunteer Coordinator Ninochika Twitty at 301-864-3115 ext. 7011.

Donate

Help the SHARE Food Network keep affordable food available to those who need it.

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