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Ecumenical Hunger Program

Human Services

Ecumenical Hunger Program

Distributes food, clothing, furniture and household essentials to needy families in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Palo Alto.


Distributes food, clothing, furniture and household essentials including furniture to needy families who live or work in southern San Mateo or northern Santa Clara county. An annual Christmas party for children with special needs is held, Thanksgiving and Christmas distribution, back-to-school clothes and school supplies. Provides information and referral and advocacy services to clients, and offers a women's and children's support group. TAP (Technology Access Point) Center offers free access to the internet for children and youth to work on resumes, academics and homework. Also, holistic health care, acupuncture and massage therapy is offered on site by Dyanne Ladine.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops in front.
2411 Pulgas Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 37.4709707 -122.1308438 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Samoan
  • Spanish
  • Tongan

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



Service Description:





Persons needing food, household essentials including furniture or clothing, persons needing case management or client advocacy, persons experiencing crisis, children in need of special services


Low-income family or senior, or person in emergency situation

How to Apply:

Apply by phone for an appointment.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait for food, but must call 10 am-2 pm to get on the list before coming in. Varies for other items.

Service Areas:

  • East Palo Alto
  • Menlo Park
  • Palo Alto