HOW...WHEN...WHERE GUIDE TO FOOD PANTRIES IN

MANHATTAN

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In NYC, over 600 food pantries give bags of nourishing food, usually canned or dried food, to people in need.

PANTRY TIPS:
• If you’re going to a pantry far from your residence, call ahead.
• Some pantries only serve people in their own part of town.
• It’s always wise to take ID with your address, and proof of family size (if you’re picking up food for the whole family).

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(updated July 2013)


Canaan Senior Service Center

10 Lenox Ave.

(212) 876-2638

Call ahead after July 1st for days and bring written referral and photo ID.


Church of the Ascension

12 West 11th St.

(212) 254-8620

Saturday morning.

Line up by 8 am at 5th Ave. corner.

ID preferred.


Emmaus House

160 W. 120th St.

(212) 749-9404

Tuesday and Saturday 10 am to 12 noon.

Wednesday 9 am to 12 noon.

Call ahead to confirm availability.

ID preferred.


Good Shepherd Church

108 Cooper St., betw. 207th St and Isham St.

(212) 567-1300

Saturday 7 to 9:00 am.

Need ID.


Holy Name of Jesus Christ

207 W. 96th St.

(212) 749-0276

Need written referral with family size faxed on Monday to (212) 749-2045.

Pick-up times 2:30 to 3:30 pm.

Need photo ID.


Holy Trinity Church/Helping Hands Pantry

20 Cumming St. Washington Heights,

betw. Broadway & Seaman

(212) 781-1113

Once every other month, call ahead for schedule.

Need photo ID.


Manhattan Bible Church/Manhattan Love Kitchen

3816 9th Avenue

(212) 567-2276, 942-4204

Thursday 2 to 3 pm.

Need photo ID, come early to receive ticket.

Food available first three (3) Thursdays of the month.


Metro Baptist Church

410 W. 40th St.

(212) 594-4464

First four Saturdays of the month, 11 to 11:30 am.

Now serves all residents in Manhattan.


Middle Collegiate Church

50 E. 7th St.

(212) 477-0666

Wednesday, 8 am.

First come, first served.

Pantry is closed for next 10-12 months due to building repairs.

Need ID.


Riverside Church

91 Claremont Ave., betw. 120 & 122 St.

(212) 870-6700

Tuesday and Friday, 9 am to 1:00 pm.

Serves first 60 arrivals.

Need written referral, photo ID, budget letter.


Salvation Army

175 E. 125th St.

(212) 860-3200

Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.

Serves certain zip codes only.

Call for appointment.


St. Bartholomew

109 E. 50th St.

(212) 378-0234

Tuesday and Friday, 10:30 am to 12:45 pm.

By appointment only so call ahead.

Serves unemployed, seniors, people on P.A. or HIV positive.

Need ID and proof of address.


St. Charles Church

211 W. 141st St.

(212) 281-2100

Saturday starting at 8:30 am.

ID required; bring something with your address, e.g. a bill.


St. Cecilia’s Church

125 E. 105th St.

(212) 348-0488

Thursday and Friday, 9:30 to 11:00 am.

East Harlem residents only; areas 10029, 10035. Need photo ID.


St. Gregory’s Church

144 W. 90th St.

(212) 724-9766

Tuesday, 3:45 pm.

Need written referral.


St. Johns the Baptist Bread of Life

210 W. 30th St., betw. 7th and 8th Ave.

(212) 564-9070

Wednesday, 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm.

Serves those living between 14th and 59th Street, river to river.

Need picture ID.


St Joseph of the Holy Family

405 W. 125th St.

(212) 662-9125

Saturday 8:00 am to 12 noon.

Serves neighborhood residents only.


St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery

131 E. 10th St at 2nd Ave.

(212) 674-6377

Wednesday, 6 pm.


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

346 W. 20th St.

(212) 929-2390

Wednesday & Friday, 10:00 am to 12 noon.

Saturday 11 to 11:30 am.

No referral needed.


72nd St. Food Pantry of the Council Senior Center

241 W. 72nd St.

(212) 799-7205

Monday, 10:30 am to 2 pm.

Tickets handed out from 10 to 11 am, arrive by 1:30 pm.

Need ID and proof of address for all household members.


Trinity Lutheran Church

602 E. 9th St.

(212) 228-5254

Monday through Thursday 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

Need ID showing how many in household.


West Side Campaign Against Hunger

263 W. 86th St.

(212) 362-3662

Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri., 8:00 am to 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Monday evening 3 to 6:30 pm.

Need photo ID, proof of household size and income.


Yorkville Common Pantry

8 East 109th Street

(212) 410-2264, ( 917) 720-9700

Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm; Sunday, 4 pm to 8 pm.

Need ID for all and proof of address.


For referrals to food pantries all over the city and also to soup kitchens, call the NYC Emergency Food Line at 1 866 888-8777.