food-bagMartha’s Choice Marketplace, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is more than just a food pantry. Martha’s is a place where innovation meets compassion, where problem solving and team work are transforming a community.  Our choice model pantry is changing the way the community thinks and feels about the emergency food system by providing clients with dignity, hope, and opportunity through choice.


ATTENTION: 1/15/18: Martha’s Choice will be closed to honor Martin Luther King Jr.



True unconditional, Gospel love is not afraid to get its hands dirty. The core principal at Martha’s is LOVE.  To BE the unwavering love of Christ to everyone we encounter. It is this love that enables Martha’s to be a place where people can come just as they are to find what they need and give what they can.

With love at the core, respect naturally follows. A profound respect for the intrinsic dignity of every person is paramount and dictates how we treat clients, volunteers, and staff alike. Acknowledging someone’s dignity is empowering, and mutual respect creates an atmosphere of collaboration. It’s in this atmosphere that clients are able to find their own power.

Everyone has something to offer. Everyone has a place at Martha’s table! Everyone is included. And when everyone is invited to bring what they can, abundance perseveres. There is always enough when we take a look at what we have and put it to good use. And when people feel loved and respected, they are more than willing to share.

Recent Posts

    Do Small Things With Great Love: St. Teresa of Calcutta at the Heart of Martha's
    September 15, 2016
    When I think about Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta, I think about a tiny woman with a global impact... Holy. Selfless. Simple. Relentless in her love and care for the poor and marginalized. Her impact was huge, world-wide. And by...
    Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Silk
    September 7, 2016
        Summertime is for parties, vacations, time with family and friends and above all: COOK OUTS! Martha’s Choice Marketplace is no exception, and this summer, just a few weeks ago, the community of volunteers was buzzing as the cook...
    Martha's Choice Marketplace featured in the Times Herald
    August 18, 2016
    Martha's Choice Marketplace has been featured in the Times Herald. Read the article here: Those in need find help in Norristown area food pantries.

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Martha’s Choice Marketplace provides over 800,000 lbs of food to those in need and helps over 5,000 people each year.