Come enjoy delicious food and an opportunity to help Thrive extend welcome in our community.  Thrive’s monthly meals help support ESL instruction for those working hard to learn English as well as Thrive’s immigration legal services program assisting low-income community members.

Thanks to GET HR READY for their commitment to the community and being this month’s Comfort Food Around the World sponsor.

Join us on Wednesday, February 21st  from 5-6pm to pick up dinner with recipes from the Philippines. Many thanks to a special community member for sharing his enthusiasm as well as his recipes and cooking expertise!
Each meal includes the following:

  • Adobe Chicken–a chicken quarter in a sauce made from red bell pepper, potato, onion, vinegar, garlic, brown sugar, visa sauté mix, pang gisa, bay leaf, black pepper, and hot pepper (Mildly Spicy)
  • White Rice
  • Ube Crinkle Cookie–made from flour, sugar, vegetable oil, egg, ube jam, ube extract, baking powder, salt, violet food coloring, and powdered sugar

A vegetarian option is not available this month

(Allergen note: This months meal contains dairy and wheat.  Spice mixes may contain other allergens.  Please ask if you have further questions.)


Location–Pick up is at New Covenant Church of Christ (202 E. 3rd Street in Williamsport, PA 17701).  Pick up will be along the west side of the church on Academy Street, which is a one way street.
Ordering–Use the online PayPal option on this page to order (no PayPal account needed).  To order multiple items, look for the blue “Continue Shopping” link on at the top right corner of the order page.  This will allow you to add additional items to your cart before paying.

*Our customers occasionally have trouble placing orders through PayPal on iPhones.  Ordering from a computer can help.  You are also welcome to call us at 570-478-0081 if you have trouble ordering.*

Time–Pick up is from 5pm-6pm on the day of the event.
Weather–If inclement weather occurs causing dangerous driving conditions on a takeout meal day, the takeout will be rescheduled for the next day.  Notification will be provided via email, Facebook, and this webpage.
Refunds–Because of the fundraising nature of this program, no refunds are available for weather problems or other personal cancellation reasons.
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Special thanks to our year-long Comfort Food Sponsors!

Aquarius Pool & Patio LLC

Serving the Williamsport area for well over 50 years, Aquarius Pool and Patio is your destination for summer relaxation. Providing spas, pools, hot tubs, furniture and supplies, with top rate service and maintenance for all of your entertaining needs, Aquarius Pool & Patio is also an invested community partner in our region. Their commitment to Thrive makes a huge difference in helping to meet the needs of our clients and strengthen our services.


Junior League of Williamsport 

Founded in 1929, the Junior League of Williamsport is a group of women advocating for leadership, diversity, and volunteerism in Lycoming County. With a focus on women’s leadership through training and collaboration, their commitment to transforming our community through service and support is extraordinary in its efforts to support children and families in our region.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is an elder law and special needs planning firm with locations in State College/Altoona, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, and Wyalusing/Wysox. The firm specializes in many types of planning, including: Estate Planning, Long-Term Care Planning, Nursing Home Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning, Wealth and Tax Protection Planning, Business Succession Planning, and Veterans Planning. In addition to our planning departments, we assist with guardianships, resolve litigation matters, and assist in the estate administration process. Dedicated to educating the public, the Elder and Special Needs Resource Center on Washington Blvd, provides the Williamsport community with seminars on various topics and community resources.

Thanks to the BJ Montgomery Discovery Foundation, New Covenant UCC, and City Alliance Church for their ongoing support of Thrive’s services!