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.


Join us on Wednesday, July 17th from 5-6 pm to pick up dinner with recipes from China. Many thanks to Ping for allowing us to use her recipes to recreate this meal. 


Thank you to Rob and Angie Beiter for being this month’s comfort meal sponsor.


Each meal includes the following:

  • Beef & Carrots- ground beef, carrots, green onions, garlic, ginger powder, salt, soy sauce, oyster sauce, olive oil and served with white rice.

*Vegetarian option is available– substituting with vegetarian ground meat in place of ground beef.

  • Vinegar Potatoes- potatoes, green onion, vinegar, salt, sugar, olive oil, garlic, and bell pepper

Bubble Tea is available for purchase separately– Tea bags, sugar, whole milk and peach popping boba.

(Allergen note: This months meal contains dairy, shellfish and soy. 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!

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.

UPMC and UPMC Health Plan

UPMC is a world-renowned, nonprofit healthcare provider and insurer committed to delivering exceptional, people-centered care and community services. Headquartered in Pittsburgh and affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC is shaping the future of health through clinical and technological innovation, research, and education. Dedicated to advancing the well-being of our diverse communities, we provide more than $1 billion every year in community benefits, more than any other health system in Pennsylvania. Our 100,000 employees — including more than 5,000 physicians — care for patients across 40 hospitals and 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland, as well as overseas. UPMC Insurance Services covers more than 4 million members with a focus on providing the highest-quality care at the most affordable price. To learn more, visit

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