Free Food Sources in Westchester

Food Pantries & Distributions
*Check www.feedingwestchester.org for their regularly updated calendar of food distributions
*Try to check by phone or internet first for all distributions, as things are changing often because of coronavirus.
To sign up for notifications of drive-thru food distributions across Westchester, you can register here with Feeding Westchester.
For the mobile food pantry, which offers fresh produce, dairy, protein and grains, click here for the calendar.
For special temporary distributions, click here for the calendar.
White Plains
White Plains Community Action Partnership
Madison House, 70 Ferris Avenue, White Plains, New York 10603
Emergency Food Pantry
Call (914) 428-7030 for information
White Plains – Lifting Up Westchester
Meals available 10:30-11:30 a.m. weekdays, including Thanksgiving Day, at Grace Church Parish Hall, Grace’s Kitchen, 33 Church St., White Plains; call Deborah Williams at 914-948-3075 Ext. 9310, email [email protected], or visit https://www.liftingupwestchester.org/food-outreach.
*Because of coronavirus, lunches will be in bags for takeaway.
First Seventh-Day Adventist Church
180 Juniper Hill Rd, White Plains, NY 10607
Doing two distributions per week. Arrive by car preferred, but they will also give food to those who come by foot. One bag of food.
Tuesdays 11am-12:45pm
Thursdays 1pm-2pm
New Rochelle
Hope Community Services
St. Gabriel’s Church
50 Washington Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Dial for food – 914-636-4010
Breads, fruits, rice, peanut butter, and other supplies are available. They also offer surplus USDA Commodities, like cheese or meat.
Saint Gabriel’s High School has on site the Hope Community Services Food Pantry
Address – 50 Washington Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone number – 914-235-2607
Food distribution hours: Alternate Wednesdays 9:00 Am – 12:00 Noon; Closed In August
Salvation Army New Rochelle Food Pantry
Supports all of Westchester County. Call for free food and other assistance.
22 Church Street, New Rochelle, New York 10801
Telephone number – 914-632-0381
Hours: 1st and 3rd Wed: 2:00- 4:00 PM
Boxes of groceries, referrals, and more is passed out. Other items include the Angel Tree Christmas toy program and Thanksgiving/Easter meals.
https://hitesite.org/resource/8652
Shiloh Baptist Church Food Pantry
185 Lincoln Avenue
New Rochelle, New York 10801
914-636-7440
Hours: 3rd Saturday Every Month 9:00 Am- Noon
Union Baptist Church Food Pantry as well as Soup Kitchen
438 Main Street, New Rochelle, New York 10805
Phone – 914-632-3627
Hours: 2nd And 4th Monday From 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM. The hours of the soup kitchen are Friday 6:00-7:30 PM
Get free food or referrals to local charities or nonprofits. They also offer Easter, Christmas, and Thanksgiving turkey dinners (for free) with all the toppings.
Mamaroneck
Larchmont/Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force, Mamaroneck CAP
Address: 134 Center Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Call the food bank at 914-698-7140
Hours: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday 7-8:30PM
2nd & 4th Wednesday 9Am-11Am
Bags of groceries, basic needs such as clothing, baby formula, and more is served.
http://www.lmfoodpantry.org/
Mamaroneck – St. Thomas Brown Bag Lunch
168 West Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck, New York 10543
914-698-0380
Hours: Tues; 11 Am – Noon
https://www.saintthomasmmrk.org/index.php/brown-bag-lunch/
*Call first to confirm if they will be open, but they hope to be, and those who come can take a bag of food home.
Mount Vernon
Bronx-Westchester Community Church
Center address – 358 South Ninth Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Call the food bank at 914-663-1374
Hours: 2nd and 4th Saturdays From 2PM-4PM
https://networks.whyhunger.org/organization/view/16192
Grace Baptist Church Food Pantry
Address of the facility – 52 South 6Th Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
14-227-8828
Hours: Every Third Wednesday Of Month 1:00-4:00 PM
Some of what may be offered includes rice, cereal, canned juices, tuna, meats, peanut butter, bread, dairy and more.
Sacred Heart Food Pantry
115 Sharpe Boulevard South
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-668-7440
Hours: 1st Thurs Of Month-Seniors And Disabled 9am-Noon , 4th Thurs Of Month – Community 9:00 -11:00 am
Numerous amounts and types of food is passed out. Groceries, rice, breads, frozen items and more. Free holiday food baskets, turkey dinners, ingredients and more are offered too.
Saints John Paul And Clement Food Pantry
126 South Ninth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-668-0551
Hours: Friday 8:30-10:00 Am (Closed July)
First Reformed Soup Kitchen
135 South Sixth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-664-3846
Kitchen and food distribution Hours: Monday 5PM-7PM
A hot breakfast, lunch and/or dinner may be served.
Mount Vernon SDA Soup Kitchen
230 Columbus Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-664-8586
Hours: Sunday Noon-2:00PM
Free meals are served, including at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
https://networks.whyhunger.org/organization/view/16198
Other Cities
Croton-Cortlandt Emergency Food Pantry
Food bank address – 19 Old Post Road South
Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520
Call 914 271-3150
Free groceries and more is provided to qualified low income families.
https://www.foodpantryincroton.org/
Cortlandt Manor – Holy Spirit Food Pantry
1969 Crompond Road
Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567
Phone – 914-737-2111
Hours: 3rd Or 4th Monday 6PM – 8PM And Wednesday 10am – Noon
Harrison Community Services Food Pantry
1 Heineman Place
Harrison, New York 10528
914-670-3026
Hours are only Last Thursday 7:45am – 9:00am
(Call In Advance For Food Bags or to make an appointment). There may be pasta, baby formula, meat, baked goods and more.
https://www.harrison-ny.gov/community-services
Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry, United Methodist Church Of Mt. Kisco
300 E. Main Street
Mount Kisco, New York 10549
914-977-3295
Hours: Tuesday 5:30PM-7:00PM, Wednesday 9:30Am-11:00Am
Immigrants and migrant workers are also welcome at this free food pantry.
https://www.mountkiscofoodpantry.org/
Don Bosco Community Center
22 Don Bosco Place
Port Chester, NY 10573 (map)
[email protected]
Tel: 914-939-0323 x11
Food pantry and soup kitchen – call first to confirm
Monday – Friday Soup Kitchen – 10:45 – 12:45pm
Tuesday/Saturday Food Pantry and Children’s Closet – Tuesday (8:00 – 10:30am) and Saturday (7:00 – 9:30am)