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Post-Hurricane Assistance Available to Saucon Valley Residents

Lower Saucon Township has released the following guide to local resources in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

Post-Hurricane Assistance Available to Saucon Valley Residents

Saucon Valley residents in need of temporary assistance due to Hurricane Irene can contact the following organizations:

Weis Food Market, 7001 Route 309, Coopersburg is offering 2 bags of ice and 3 gallons of water for free to all PPL customers. Call 610-282-3039 with any questions.

, 2137 Mixsell Ave., Bethlehem (Lower Saucon), PA 18015 can provide refrigeration storage and restrooms. Contact Pastor David Kochsmeier at 610-865-4899 for times.

Second Harvest Pantry and area food bank locations are as follows:

Holy Bethel Pentecostal Church, 1224 E. 4th St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, P: 610-691-1244. Hours: 1st & 2nd Saturdays, noon to 4pm.

Concordia Lutheran Church, 418 Edward St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, P: 610-866-4704. Hours: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5 to 6pm.

, 3221 Bingen Road, Bethlehem (Lower Saucon), PA 18015, P: 610-838-0924. Hours by appointment.

New Bethany Ministries Pantry, 337 W. 4th St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, P: 610-691-5602. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 to 11:30am.

New Bethany Ministries Soup Kitchen, 337 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, P: 610-691-5602. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

, 3233 Apples Church Road, Bethlehem (Lower Saucon), PA 18015, P: 610-838-0731. The New Jerusalem Food Bank is open today (8/30) from 3 to 8pm. Contact Pastor Trisha at 610-838-0731 to set up a time if posted times are not convenient. Normal hours of operation: 3rd & 4th Saturdays, 9 to 11am, or by appointment.

Additional resources:

Northampton County Health & Human Services: 610-559-3270.

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley no longer has a local shelter set up, but you might find help by calling the Red Cross's Valley Wide Helpline: 610-252-4357.

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