Phone: 301-365-2022

When calling for food requests, please use the following system:

If your STREET ADDRESS ENDS IN AN ODD NUMBER (those ending in 1,3,5,7,9), call for food ONLY on the ODD days of the month (1,3,5,7,9,11,13, etc.)

If your STREET ADDRESS ENDS IN AN EVEN NUMBER (those ending in 0,2,4,6,8), call for food ONLY on the EVEN days of the month (2,4,6,8,10,12, etc.)

COVID-19 Update:

In this time of increased uncertainty and demand, Bethesda Help continues to deliver food and provide financial assistance to those in need.

How can you help?

Food Drive

Check back here for dates and times of upcoming food drives.


Send a financial donation to ensure we can keep our pantry stocked!

Just click the "DONATE" link below


Additional Resources:

COVID-19 Resources for Our Community

COVID-19 Food Assistance Resources

We Are A Network Of Local Volunteers Helping Neighbors In The Greater Bethesda Area

Since 1968, Bethesda Help, Inc. - an all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)3 organization - has been offering emergency food and financial assistance to residents in our southern Montgomery County, Maryland service area, regardless of income.

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Bethesda Help, Inc. provides:

Emergency Food

  • A three-day supply of food for each member of the household delivered to homes in our service area regardless of income

Financial Assistance

  • rent - partial or full payment on overdue rent if you have received an eviction notice

  • utility service - partial or full payment on utility service if you have received a disconnection notice

  • prescription medicine - full or partial payment on verified physician's medicine prescription

Donate to Bethesda Help

There's an easy way to donate to Bethesda Help!

Click Here to find out how to make a donation to Bethesda Help by check, credit card or PayPal account.

Without volunteers, Bethesda Help cannot offer these services to our neighbors in need. If you would like to learn about becoming a supporter of Bethesda Help, please click on the "Volunteer" or "Support Us" links at the top of this page.

Your financial contributions make a difference to your neighbors in need:

$15 feeds a family of two

$20 Feeds a family of four

$30 feeds a family of six

$50 pays the prescription co-payment for a client

$100 helps seniors with food and filling a prescription

$250 helps a family prevent utility turn-off

$500 helps a family prevent eviction

Your financial contributions make a difference

to your neighbors in need!