Food Pantries in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam


Here is our list of food pantries in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland.

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Community Service Associates Project Family Soup Kitchen: Breakfast and dinner Tuesday-Friday 115 Sharpe Blvd. S., Mount Vernon. 914-668-1428.

First Reformed Church Food Pantry/Kitchen: Open Mondays for food donations. Soup kitchen dinner 5-7 p.m. Mondays. Food pantry fourth Wednesday of each month. 135 S. Sixth Ave., Mount Vernon. 914-664-3846.

Food Bank for Westchester: Drop off food to warehouse (200 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford) 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; after 10 a.m. is best. 200 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford. 914-923-1100.

Food Pantry at Church of St. Peter: Open 10-11 a.m. Tuesday and Friday for registered patrons. 91 Ludlow St., Yonkers. 914-963-0822.

Food Pantry at Community Opportunity Center of the Tarrytowns: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays to the public. For emergencies, it will remain open until 4 p.m. 105 Wildey St., Tarrytown. 914-631-7340.

Food Pantry at Family Resource Center of Peekskill: Hours: 3-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also available is a nonprofit emergency pantry program called Harvest Time, which offers over 135 bags of food to needy families. This occurs on a weekly basis and is given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. 1000 Orchard St., Peekskill. 914-739-0411.

Food Pantry at First Arabic Baptist Church: 2-4 p.m. every Thursday. 98 Waverly St., Yonkers. 914-661-3633.

Food Pantry at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church: 10 a.m.-noon every Friday. 648 Harrison Ave., Peekskill. 914-737-6354.

Food Pantry at Mount Olive Church: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Wednesday of the month. 60-62 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. East, Mount Vernon. 914-699-2703.

Food Pantry at Our Lady of the Rosary Church: 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. 22 Don Bosco Place, Port Chester. 914-939-0547.

Food Pantry at the Eastchester Community Action Program: Emergency food pantry 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 142-144 Main St., Tuckahoe. 914-337-7768.

Food Pantry at White Plains Community Action Program: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday for emergencies only. Must have referral. 70 Ferris Ave., White Plains. 914-428-7030.

Food Pantry of Concerned Sisters of Masjid Yusuf: Serves every third or fourth Saturday of the month; 2-5 p.m. 128 S. Fourth Ave., Mount Vernon. 914-576-7545.

Food Pantry of Ossining at Trinity Episcopal Church: The Ossining Food Pantry is open to residents of the greater Ossining community. Food distributed Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon. For those who are physically unable to come to the pantry, there is a home delivery program. 7 S. Highland Ave., Ossining. 914-762-5510.

Food Pantry/Kitchen at Allen A.M.E. Church: For emergency only. 65 Fisher Ave., White Plains. 914-761-4397.

Food Panty at Bethel Baptist Church: Hours: 4-6:30 p.m. every other Friday. 106 Maple Ave., Mount Kisco. 914-241-7151.

Grace Baptist Church Food Pantry: Third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. 52 S. Sixth Ave., Mount Vernon. 914-664-2676.

Greenburgh/Elmsford Community Action Program: Food pantry hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Theodore D. Young Community Center, 32 Manhattan Ave., 2nd Floor, White Plains. 914-761-6605.

Heavenly Start/Our Daily Bread: Breakfast is served Tuesday-Friday 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily. A brown bag lunch is distributed with each breakfast. 115 Sharpe Blvd. S., Mount Vernon. 914-668-1428.

Hope Community Services: Food Pantry: Every other Wednesday 9 a.m.- noon. Must have a pantry card to receive food. Can come to HOPE between 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and must be a resident of New Rochelle to receive card. Soup kitchen: dinner every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 50 Washington Ave., New Rochelle. 914-636-4010.

Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force: 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays (usually) and the following Wednesday morning, 9 to 10:30 a.m. 134 Center Ave., Mamaroneck. 914-698-3558.

Mary J. Blige Center for Women: Beginning of each month fresh fruits and vegetables are given out first to clients of the center’s programs. Leftovers are given out to the community by word of mouth. Food pantry packages are also given out on emergency basis through references. 489 S. Broadway, Yonkers. 914-965-9140.

Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry at United Methodist Church: Open throughout the year 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Closed when the Bedford School District schools are closed. For more information email Corner of Main St. and Smith Ave., Mount Kisco. 914-610-5187.

Ossining Community Action Program Food Pantry: Availability: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 81 Croton Ave., Ossining. 914-923-6380.

Peekskill Community Action Program Food Pantry: Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Distribution of bulk food items to low-income individuals and families to supplement food allowance. 709 Main St., Kiley Youth Center, Peekskill. 914-739-1451.

Pressley Memorial Church Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen: Noon to 3 p.m., second and fourth Saturday of each month. The second Saturday is just the soup kitchen the fourth Saturday is a soup kitchen and food pantry. 38 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. 917-279-9021.

Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen: Breakfast 7-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. Brown bag lunch is given out at breakfast. Dinner 5-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. 115 Sharpe Ave., Mount Vernon. 914-668-1428.

Sharing Community Soup Kitchen: Noon to 2 p.m. daily. 1 Hudson St., Yonkers. 914-963-2626, Ext. 222.

Shepherd’s Flock/Calvary Center Church: Food and clothing is distributed on Saturdays starting at 11 a.m. while supplies last. During the week, food is provided for the men participating in the transitional housing/drug program. 57 Locust Hill Ave., Yonkers. 914-689-1381.

Soup Kitchen at Calvary Baptist Church: A hot meal is served on the first Saturday 4-5 p.m. and on the fifth Saturday except during July and August. 188 Orawaupum St., White Plains. 914-948-2875.

Soup Kitchen at Community Memorial Baptist Church: Noon-3 p.m. third Saturday every month. 132 Waverly St., Yonkers. 914-476-3247.

The Lord’s Pantry: Daily delivery of meals and bags of food from St. Bernard’s Church, 348 S. Lexington Ave., White Plains, to people who are HIV positive or have AIDS, and their caretakers and children under 18. Delivery Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 177 Davis Ave., White Plains. 914-682-4306.

The Salvation Army Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry: Food pantry: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Soup kitchen: 3-4 p.m. every Sunday. Breakfast is served from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 22 Church St., New Rochelle. 914-632-5255.

Yorktown Community Help Food Pantry: 5:30-7 p.m. third Wednesday of each month. 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown. 914-962-1144.


Food Pantry at First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown: Joint project of all the churches in Philipstown. Hours: 9-10 a.m. Saturdays or by appointment. Nonperishable foods and monetary donations welcome. 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. 845-265-3220.

Food Pantry at Gilead Presbyterian Church: Gilead maintains a food pantry for those in the community who are in need. Referrals accepted from the departments of Social Services, Community Action Program, other churches and social service agencies, as well as walk-ins. Hours: 10 a.m-noon on Friday, 9 Church St., Carmel. 845-225-4586.

Food Pantry at Hope in Life Church of Mahopac: Food distributed by appointment. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Nonperishable foods and monetary donations welcome. 575 Drewville Road, Mahopac. 845-279-6200.

Food Pantry at New Life Christian Church: Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Non-perishable and monetary donations welcome. 29 Marshall Court, Patterson. 845-278-9407.

Food Pantry at Putnam Community Action Program: Food distribution: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday and Friday; 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Friday. Donations: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 121 Main St., Brewster. 845-278-8021.

Food Pantry at Red Mills Baptist Church: 12:15-1 p.m. Tuesdays by appointment. 531 Route 6N, Mahopac Falls. 845-628-4230.

Food Pantry at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church-Brewster Community: The food pantry is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-noon and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. in the St. Andrew’s Great Hall. The pantry distributes groceries to individuals and families in need. Referral not required. 26 Prospect St., Brewster. 845-279-4325.

Food Pantry at the Church of St. John the Evangelist: Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Fridays. Nonperishable foods and monetary donations welcome. 225 E. Lake Blvd., Mahopac. 845-628-2006, Ext. 141


Faith Temple Church Community Outreach Food Ministry Food Pantry: Wednesday 11a-1:30p 130 Bethune Boulevard, Spring Valley. 845-507-2310.

Food Pantry at Catholic Community Services of Rockland: For county residents. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturdays. 78 Hudson Ave., Haverstraw. 845-942-5791.

Food Pantry at Church of Christ: Food distributed 11 a.m.-1 p.m., third Saturday of the month. For Haverstraw residents. Also, by appointment for emergency cases. 169 Route 9W, Haverstraw. 845-429-9696.

Food Pantry at Community Action Partnership of Rockland: Canned food distributed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Clothing, tutoring, apartment and employment counseling also available. 176 N. Main St., Spring Valley. 845-352-4167.

Food Pantry at Community Action Partnership of Rockland County Inc.: Lunch served noon-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays. Dinner served 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. A food pantry for a three-day supply of emergerncy food is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. 37 Clove Ave., Haverstraw. 845-429-9241.

Food Pantry at French Speaking Baptist Church: Once a month on the first Thursday. 80 North Madison Ave., Spring Valley. 845-425-8676.

Food Pantry at Greenbush Presbyterian Church: Canned food distributed 9 a.m.-10 a.m. second and fourth Saturdays of month. 614 Western Highway, Blauvelt. 845-359-4666.

Food Pantry at Head Start of Rockland: Food distributed once a month. Food is also available on an emergency basis from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. 85 Depew Ave., Nyack. 845-358-2234.

Food Pantry at Head Start of Rockland Haverstraw: Food distributed two to three times a month. Food is also available on an emergency basis from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. 138-146 Maple Ave., Haverstraw. 845-429-2225.

Food Pantry at Head Start of Rockland-Spring Valley: Food is distributed once a month on the third or fourth tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food is also available as needed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. One Head Start Circle, Spring Valley. 845-352-6671.

Food Pantry at Immaculate Conception Church: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday by appointment. 26 John Street, Stony Point. 845-786-2742.

Food Pantry at Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center: Nonperishable food items needed: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Distributed: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley. 845-425-8910.

Food Pantry at People to People: Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays. and on Fridays in July and August from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food distributed by appointment to clients. 121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet. 845-623-4900.

Food Pantry at Pilgrim Baptist Church: Lunch program: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays. Food pantry and emergency food distribution. 80 N. Franklin Street, Nyack. 845-358-3978.

Food Pantry at Sacred Heart Church: Hours: 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays. 129 Lafayette Avenue, Suffern. 845-357-0035.

Food Pantry at Sloatsburg United Methodist Church: Pantry for residents of Ramapo and Tuxedo with ID. Hours: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 93 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg. 845-753-2059.

Food Pantry at St. Aedan’s Church: Available Monday-Friday by appointment only. For an appointment, call Decon James Maher at 845-548-7734. 23 Reld Drive, Pearl River. 845-735-7405.

Food Pantry at St. Ann’s School: Distributed 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays to residents of Nyack. 33 Jefferson St., Nyack. 845-358-4707.

Food Pantry at St. Paul School: The food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. the first and third Saturdays. 365 Kings Highway, Valley Cottage. 845-268-4464.

Food Pantry at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: Dinner is served, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m., the first and third Saturday of the month. Food is also distributed from the pantry at this time. 26 S. Madison Ave., Spring Valley. 845-356-1857.

Food Pantry at T.O.U.C.H. (Together Our Unity Can Heal): Provides weekly home-delivered frozen and non-perishable food to those with HIV and AIDS and their families at no cost. 209 Route 9W, Congers. 845-268-8023.

Food Pantry at Trinity United Methodist Church: Pantry open 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Mondays and 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Applications must be filled out by Food Pantry Patrons. Call church to set up appointment. 49 E. Main Street, Stony Point. 845-942-2232.

Food Pantry of Christ Episcopal Church: Lunch served daily 11:30 a.m.-noon, except Tuesday: 11 a.m.-noon. 65 Washington Avenue, Suffern. 845-357-1615.

Nyack Food Pantry/Soup Kitchen at Beria Seventh Day Adventist Church: Soup kitchen 11a-1p on Tuesdays and pantry from 10:30a-12:30a Tuesdays. 67 South Broadway, Nyack. 845-358-6825.

Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry Jewish Family Services: Third Sunday of the month by appointment. Emergency food supply is available during business hours. 450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack. 845-354-2121, Ext. 140.



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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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