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Causes: Emergency Assistance, Food, Food Banks & Pantries, Human Services

Mission: Provide fresh fruits and vegetables to homeless shelters, soup kitchens and food banks in Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, and Encourage at-risk children and families to engage in healthy lifestyles including consuming fresh fruits and vegetables and to become educated in sustainable living.

Results: In 2016 to date, Gemma's Angels has distributed over 15,000 pounds of fresh produce to nearly 25 client sites in our two-county region. These sites include food banks, homeless shelters and soup kitchens.

Target demographics: homeless shelters, soup kitchens and food banks provide fresh produce.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 30 local client agencies to feed the poor and the homeless

Geographic areas served: In Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania

Programs: Provide fresh fruits and vegetables to homeless shelters, soup kitchens and food banks in Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, and Encourage at-risk children and families to engage in healthy lifestyles including consuming fresh fruits and vegetables and to become educated in sustainable living.

Community Stories

14 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

John405

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Gemma’s Angels is a proactively involved non-profit doing a whole lot of good for those who are less fortunate. It is well known in the Dauphin and Lebanon counties primarily providing fresh fruits and vegetables to the homeless, soup kitchens and food banks in need. One of the neatest activities they do is at Christmas when they conduct Christmas parties at area shelters for homeless girls and boys. And, yes,, no big surprise, Santa appears providing special gifts to those kids. If you are looking for a charity to support, please go out on the internet and look up Gemma Angels where there is lots of great information about this group.

Client Served

Rating: 5

This is such a wonderful organization. Gemma's Angels is always willing to give back to our community. Always there to provide fresh products and information to our low income families.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

We have had the privilege of working with Gemma's Angels for years now, and while there are many positive words that can describe our experience, certainly not the least would be "totally dependable partner!"

They ways that they have supported our mission over the years are too many to list -- yet in every instance, the heart for people and having positive impact on their lives is a constant. We are SO grateful for Gemma's Angels -- truly our community would be at a loss without them. THANKS GEMMA'S ANGELS for all of your dedication and support.

Jenny104

Advisor

Rating: 5

I have the honor of serving as an adviser to this organization. What I have experienced is an organization that is mission based with a true vision of service to the community. Mrs. Gemma Maccihioni would be pleased with this tribute to her name and heart. Gemma's Angels is proof that each of us can and do make a difference.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Gemma's Angels works hard to be able to provide healthy foods for families in need. They also encourage healthy choices and educate folks on the importance of eating fruits and vegetables.

Adrienne15

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My family and I have volunteered with Gemma's Angels over the past several years with a number of their programs and projects. The work that they do has helped so very many families eat healthier because of the fresh produce they provide. Their new All-Kids Farmer's Mobile Market is going to be a big hit with area kids in the backpack programs. We can't wait to help!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Helped glean hundreds of pounds of apples for the hungry. Such a wonderful project.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Gemmas Angels is a wonderful non-profit. I volunteered there for multiple days and couldn't have been left feeling any better. The look on the faces of the people that we delivered fresh fruits on vegetables was unforgettable. I would volunteer everyday if I had he time.

Mikey T.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have worked with gemmas for about a year and it has such great people working with. They have an amazing goal for the children

Ryan74

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

A fantastic service to Dauphin and Lebanon counties! Gemma's Angels provides nutritious food to those in need.