Help in these

Uncertain Times!

HELPING THE HUNGRY

Community Food Pantry will continue to  distribute food to our clients  twice a month.

Because of the holidays, our distributions these next two months will be the second and third weeks!

November 12 and 19, December 10 and 17 

8:15 am to 10:30am

6pm to 7pm

Please follow New York State Requirements: Wear a mask,   Keep 6 ft of distance between you and the next person in line. In addition, we are limiting our staffing so we can also follow these guidelines so your patience is greatly appreciated.

Be safe, be well. Wash your hands when you get home!

We so appreciate the generosity of our donors, individuals and civic organizations, who have made extra distributions during the pandemic possible  Some are listed at our new webpage, COVID RESPONSES.

Every dollar you give us goes directly to healthy food for a local family in need!

Because of expanded services for Covid and the upcoming holidays, our current costs are about $30,000 per month.

And because we purchase  in bulk, your financial contributions to us have much greater purchasing power!

We are happy to accept marketable securities as donations.  Call to arrange!

 

Who We Serve

We provide food to the hungry in Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, proportional to family size.

 

How We Help

We are a healthy choice pantry because our clients want to follow their doctors' guidelines . We provide frozen meat, dry beans and  grains, fresh vegetables, and other important staples. 



When We Open

Our distributions are the second and fourth Thursday of each month, from 8:30  to 10:30 AM and from 6 to 7  PM.  If schools are closed or delayed for weather, we reschedule to the next day, from 8:30 to 10:30 AM with no evening distribution. -- check Facebook.

 

How We Do It

We are supported entirely by volunteers, with financial contributions and food donations from synagogues, churches, community organizations, foundations and individuals. Monetary donations are most helpful, because we can then purchase items our clients need.  But food items from our list are also welcome.  Also, please note that we do not accept baby food, baby formula, nutritional supplements, opened or expired goods.

Will your corporation match your gift?  Double your impact!

 

We are a non-denominational public charity, a 501 (c) 3 corporation. 

Help for the Holidays

Items we are collecting

And New Drop off Site!

We so appreciate the generosity of food donations, but they can no longer be accepted at the front of the church. They've become an attractive nuisance to pests, and are vulnerable to the weather.

 

THANKS to the Tarrytown Village Hall!  They are happy to receive donations for us in their lobby at One Depot Plaza, near the train station.  Just call 914-631-7873 for hours and entry. With donations from food drives, call Rachelle at (914) 332-0182 to arrange to have the pantry opened.

These specific items our clients need.  Bear in mind:  please do not buy very large packages -- we cannot break them apart.  Instead, packaging size appropriate for a family of four for the week.

 

We cannot accept baby food, nutritional supplements or opened/expired packages.

healthy cereal, plain oatmeal

shelf stable milk

peanut butter

2 lb. bags rice

dried beans

pasta

tuna, sardines

Christ Church in Tarrytown is our distribution site and served as one of our founding partners.  A church representative is on our board, and church members are among our volunteers.

The holidays will be different for all of us, but lets' do all we can to make sure our neighbors have a special meal for their families.

The Westchester Community Foundation is one of our most significant sources of financial support, with a grant of $15,000.  

Their generosity alone covers our operating costs for more than two distributions!

The Kids' Club continues as a major supporter of the Pantry, providing $13,000 this year, including an additional grant to serve the needs of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The USDA provides about $15,000 in aide per year in grants through Feeding Westchester food bank.  This includes the  Green Thumb program, which provides fresh vegetables, and lines of credit for us with Feeding Westchester, which we use to buy food for the pantry.

Call us:

(914)  332-0182

or email  president Rachelle Gebler at

ddgebler@yahoo.com

 

Find us at 

the corner of Elizabeth and John Street,

downstairs from the parish hall of

The Christ Church, 43 S. Broadway

Tarrytown, NY 10591

in Tarrytown, NY

in Tarrytown, NY

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Christ Church Tarrytown provides our physical space, a huge ongoing donation; but they also contributed $1500 this year from their auction.

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