Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

This blog is usually about the recipes I have to share, and the experiences I have had.  However, with the economic climate, jobless rates, and the recession/depression we are in, I thought it necessary to provide this list.


Food Pantry links:

These are several of the food pantries and agencies that are serving Thanksgiving meals over the next week locally in Westchester County, New York, including contact information for anyone wishing to donate.

SUNDAY – November 23, 2008

New Rochelle: 1 p.m. Free. St. Catherine AME Zion Church, 19 Lincoln Ave. 914-633-5234.

MONDAY – November 24, 2008

Mount Vernon: 6 p.m. Free. First Reformed Church Food Pantry/Kitchen, 135 S. Sixth Ave. 914-664-3846.

TUESDAY – November 25, 2008

White Plains: 4 p.m. Free. YWCA of White Plains (Shelter & Food Pantry), 69 N. Broadway. 914-428-1130.
Yonkers: 3 p.m. Free. Food Pantry/Kitchen at Bethany AME Church, 21 Ludlow St. 914-562-6902.

WEDNESDAY – November 26, 2008

Mount Vernon: 5 p.m. Free. Community Service Associates Project Family Soup Kitchen, 115 Sharpe Blvd. S. 914-668-1428.
Port Chester: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. St. Frances AME Zion Church, 18 Smith St. 914-939-1056.

THURSDAY – November 27, 2008

Haverstraw: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Sponsor: Haverstraw Committee for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner. Quisqueya Sports Club, 25-27 Broadway. 845-947-8532.
Mount Vernon: 1 p.m. Free. Grace Baptist Church, 52 S. Sixth Ave. 914-664-2676.
New Rochelle: Noon-3 p.m. Free. The Salvation Army, 22 Church St. 914-632-0381.
New Rochelle: 1 p.m. Free. First Assembly of God, 165 Union Ave. 914-632-0031.
Peekskill: 11:30 a.m. Free. United Methodist Church, 1040 Main St. 914-737-8544
Suffern: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Food Pantry of Christ Episcopal Church, 65 Washington Avenue. 845-357-1615.
Valhalla: 1 p.m. Free. Grasslands Homeless Shelter (Volunteers of America), 25 Operation Drive. 914-231-4201.
White Plains: Noon. Free. Grace Church Community Center, 33 Church St. 914-949-3098, Ext. 100.
White Plains: 1:30 p.m. Free. The Salvation Army, 16 Sterling Ave. 914-949-2908.
Yonkers: Noon-2 p.m. Free. Sharing Community, 1 Hudson St. 914-963-2626, Ext. 222.

FRIDAY – November 28, 2008

White Plains: 11 a.m. Free. Mount Hope AME Zion Church, 65 Lake St. 914-948-6372.

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