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Our Mission

About PACS

Since 1972, Phoenixville Area Community Services has been dedicated to helping people get through difficult or challenging periods in their lives. Emergency assistance is provided through food distribution and Information & Referral services that help get our clients back on their feet.

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Our Vision

PACS is a model for community feeding community. Collaborating with other food pantries and meal providers in the Phoenixville community, we provide our neighbors with dignity, respect and healthy, nutritious foods. Providing access to additional resources, we create a food secure community.

Our Mission

The mission of Phoenixville Area Community Services is to aspire to be the lead resource for food insecurity

in the community.

Our Guiding Values


  • Above all else, we will be respectful and responsive to our neighbors and serve them in a caring and sensitive manner.

  • We value and protect our neighbors’ privacy and ensure a safe environment for our clients and staff.

  • We honor our clients’ dignity by offering usable, nutritious food and distributing it in a respectful and sensitive way.


  • We bring our full resources to bear on the problem of food insecurity and collaborate with other agencies to best serve our neighbors.

  • We are committed to providing quality, healthy food in the most cost-effective manner.

  • We will be well managed, sustainable and a good steward of resources.

  • We will ensure we have the expertise to be effective and are committed to learning and growing.


  • We believe in being culturally competent and understanding the needs of the diverse cultures and ethnicities we serve.

  • Our community supports us. Neighbors and corporate partners in the Phoenixville area work together to raise resources and awareness to meet our clients’ needs.

  • We honor and appreciate the contributions of our donors and volunteers.

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