HOPE provides food assistance in several ways for families and individuals in need. For information on HOPE’s Food Pantries or Food Partnering Programs

please call Tim at 803-289-9558.

Serving Lancaster County and the Fort Lawn Community

Choice Food Pantry

Clients who come to HOPE for assistance in one of our financial programs and need help with food to free up financial resources will receive a fresh and healthy groceries from our…

Five Food Group “Fresh and Healthy Choice Food Pantry” 

 Monday – Wednesday   8:30am-11:30am  

Plan to arrive by 11:00am You will need to bring SC Photo ID, Proof of Current Residence, Social Security Card, and DSS Verification Form (if applicable).

Senior Health & Wellness Pantry

Low income Seniors are eligible for this program.  Qalified Seniors 65 and older receive healthy food staples once a month to stretch budgets.  In addition, Seniors choose from personal items and over-the-counter medicine.


305E Arch Street, Tuesdays&Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm by appointment


Crossroads Lutheran 8511 Shelley Mullis   3rd Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm by appointment

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Voucher Program

HOPE is partnering with South Carolina DSS to  provide vouchers to Seniors 60 years and older for fresh fruits and vegetables to be used at local Farmers’ Markets. This program is for Lancaster County Residents.

Follow HOPE on Facebook and watch our Events Page for upcoming distribution dates.

Thursday Food Distribution

HOPE and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina have partnered to distribute items recovered from local grocery stores.  Items can include breads, fruits and vegetables, canned goods, sweets and other items.  Selection is dependent on recovery truck and items donated each individual week.

Every Thursday @ 2:30pm Weather Permitting

Please remain in your car.  You may not line up on the County Service Road before 1:45pm.  Please have your photo id and utility bill available.

Civil Rights Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online, at, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:


U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or


fax:      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;




This institution is an equal opportunity provider.