We serve anyone in need in Coxsackie, West, Coxsackie, Climax, Earlton, Hannacroix, New Baltimore NY. In 2023 we are averaging 150 families a month. Everyone is welcome, registration is simple just bring any envelope addressed to your home.
Our needs include personal care items like shampoo and conditioner, toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, household cleaners, and laundry and dish detergent, etc.
In 2023 we’re rolling out our first fundraising drive in 30 years because of the increase in people who need and the huge increase in price of food. Every dollar donated is worth $10 at the Regional Food Bank of North East New York.
We also really appreciate donations from local farms and gardens! This
You are welcome to drop off food during pantry hours. Or leave a message and we can arrange a pick up.
ProducePedia is a free resource that covers the types of fresh produce that can be delivered to food pantries. Each entry includes information on color, taste, and possible uses. People unfamiliar with the vegetable or fruit will learn how to use it, and those who are familiar with it still might learn a fun fact or two!
The Cooperative Extension sites have a wealth of information for any backyard gardener. Once you go to the site (each one if very different from the others) look for a link for “homes and gardens”, “landscape”, “consumer horticulture”, etc. to find information on improving your backyard garden. Neighboring state sites may offer information your own state’s site lacks.