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

We are grateful to Ishbelle and Jesenia and for sharing their recipes & cooking talents with us!  This month’s takeout meal of Puerto Rican food will be on Wednesday, September 22nd with pick up from 5-6:00pm.

This meal is truly traditional comfort food meal and includes the following:

Pastelon:  sweet plantain lasagna made from plantain, ground beef, onion, bell pepper, cheese, eggs and seasoning

Salad: lettuce and tomato salad

Arroz: white rice

A drink option will be available.

A vegetarian option will be available substituting Impossible Burger.


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 570-337-2898 if you have trouble ordering.*

Time–Pick up is from 5pm-6pm on the day of the event.

Location–Pick up is at City Alliance Church (420 Elmira Street in Williamsport, PA 17701). Look for us outside on the Elmira Street side of the building.  If it rains, we will be just inside the double doors on that same side of the building.

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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Thanks to the BJ Montgomery Discovery Foundation for being a steadfast supporter of Thrive’s work throughout 2021!