Athol, NY
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 18 food pantries in the Athol area.

1 Miles Away

Athol , NY 12810

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Servants Of The Word Inc

18 Miles Away

24 South St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 792-5900

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The Open Door is a Christian ministry dedicated to reaching out and serving the hunger needs of the poor and homeless of their community regardless of race, color, creed or sexual orientation. This is accomplished through the daily provision of hot, nutritious meals served in a friendly, welcoming environment. In continuous operation since 1991, the program began by serving a meal at a downtown location each Thursday evening. From there, the program has expanded to a six day operation. The program also provides guests with encouragement for daily living, including sponsorship of a christian 12-step program, and informal mentoring program, informal monitoring of elder, spouse and child abuse and neglect and provision of support to continue in community based substance abuse, mental health and probation programs. Information, referral and advocacy are regularly provided.

Soup Kitchen - 6 days a week. Currently serving 3,200 meals/month and approximately 90 families in the Greater Glens Falls. Distribution of gleaned food items to 9 agencies in Greater Glens Falls. Mentoring program with chef where the people in need can learn a trade. 12 Step Recovery Program on site. Free haircuts.

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Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council

30 Miles Away

PO Box 5120
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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SCEOC is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to assist individuals and families with low incomes to access the services they need to meet their basic needs and to obtain the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to work towards self sufficiency.Goals Maximize the potential of its board, staff, local agencies and its not-for-profit status to access, develop, and administer agency funding to fulfill agency mission.Identify and respond to unmet basic needs of low-income people in the communities throughout Saratoga County .Assure that the basic needs of low-income people are provided for through the delivery of EOC core services, appropriate referrals to other agencies/organizations and advocacy at the county/city level.Maintain a healthy, viable organization by ensuring effective management, leadership, staff diversity and training, and communication among various constituencies.Strengthen their capacity to respond to the needs of low-income people by building relationships with other agencies/organizations serving their target population, promoting the visibility of their target population and the services they provide to them, and strengthening their capacity to respond to the needs of low-income people by augmenting their resources.

Community Services FOOD PANTRY: Provides well-balanced food baskets to families during times of emergency or crisis. Increases awareness of and participation in federal food programs including food stamps, free and reduced school meals, and WIC. E.O.C. works cooperatively with 30+ food pantries throughout the county. E.O.C. Food Pantry serves over 250 households per month. COMMUNITY LUNCH: Provides nutritious well-balanced lunchtime meals to individuals Monday-Saturday. An average of 100 meals per day are served throughout the year. SUMMER YOUTH FEEDING: Provides a nutritious lunch to children under 18 during the summer school break. EXTRA HELPINGS: This program is offered to anyone seeking to stretch their food dollars. Each month a food order can be purchased for $14.00 ($13.50 may be Food Stamps). An average of 128 families each month access this program FAMILY DEVELOPMENT: A family support program helping families and individuals achieve and maintain safety, stability, and self-sufficiency through direct services, education, support programs, and legal advocacy. 60 families participated in this program in 2002 CRISIS INTERVENTION: Provides assistance to low income residents concerning food stamps, Medicaid, unemployment and seasonal employment, advocacy, counseling, and appropriate referrals. 3159 persons with crisis situations were assisted in 2002 FDC TRAINING PROJECT: Provides a strengths-based training for frontline family service workers throughout Saratoga and surrounding counties. 15 graduates in 2002 NORTH COUNTRY OUTREACH: Provides crisis intervention and Family Development services to northern Saratoga County residents in need. Housing Services WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance to HEAP eligible low-income residents in Saratoga and Schenectady County by providing a thorough energy audit and energy conservation work. The ftheir areas of assistance are heating efficiency, air infiltration, air conduction, and minor repairs needed to preserve the material installed by this program. This program serves over 220 families each year. Women, Infants, and Children The WIC program is a supplemental food and nutrition education program for pregnant and nursing women and for infants and children up to five years old. This program is for low and middle income families and serves over 1800 customers per month. Wheels to Work This program provides reliable cars to low-income Saratoga County residents in need of transportation in order to maintain employment. All participants must meet program eligibility requirements. Head Start - EOC aquired the exsisting Head Start Program for Saratoga County on 11/1/2005.

One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.
-- Bob Richards

Fair Haven Concerned

32 Miles Away

Saint Mary's School
Fair Haven, VT 05743
(22) -

Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs

Food Shelf: Monday-Friday: 10:00am-11:00am; Weekly Surplus Items Distribution: Wednesday: 10:00am; Commodities distribution: 4th Wednesday: 10:00am; Day old baked goods: Wednesday: 10:00am-11:00am.

Income guidelines apply for commodities distribution.

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A team is a team is a team. Shakespeare said that many times.
-- Dan Devine

Poultney Emergency Food Shelf

33 Miles Away

The Stonebridge
Poultney, VT 05764
(802) 287-9558

Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Home Delivered Meals for Older Adults

Tuesday: 3:00pm-5:00pm and by appointment or in an emergency

Food shelf that may be accessed up to six times per year

Documents To Bring:
Proof of Residence; Intake Form

People travel in the way of least resistance, by choosing one's environment, one will travel in a particular way.
-- H. Janicki

Castleton Cares

37 Miles Away

Federated Church
Castleton, VT 05735
(802) 468-2444

Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Personal/Grooming Supplies

Monday, Friday: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Documents To Bring:
Proof of Residence

'We must do something' is the unanimous refrain. 'You begin' is the deadening refrain. - The Saving Sense.
-- Walter Dwight

Pawlet Community Church

37 Miles Away

38 Route 133
Pawlet, VT 05761
(802) 325-3022

Food Pantries

Fourth Friday: 9:00am-11:00am (January through October); Third Friday: 9:00am-11:00am (November and December)

You've got to create a dream. You've got to uphold the dream. If you can't, go back to the factory or go back to the desk.
-- Eric Burdon

Whiting Community Church

43 Miles Away

7 North Main Street, Route 30
Whiting, VT 05778
(802) 623-8171

Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Monday: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Visitors to the food shelf are asked for their first name, number of household members, and what town they are from.

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There is always a way-if you're committed.
-- Anthony Robbins

Jonesville United Methodist Church

44 Miles Away

963 Main St
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 877-7332

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They provide youth and adult educational oppertunities and activities. There are service groups for men (United Methodist Men), women (United Methodist Women) and youth (United Methodist Youth Fellowship) who strive to raise money for missions in Africa, China, South America, & The Caribbean and in the United States with Habitat for Humanity, Youth Workcamps, and Red Bird Mission. They also participate and allow use of their building to the Jonesville Food Pantry for distribution of food to needy families, and to Boy & Girl Scout meetings, along with 4H meetings. The church also provides space for a Samariatan Counciling outreach office and AA meetings.

Their general church program is run twice Sundays with about 250 - 300 participants. The UMM have a monthly brealfast that they serve with partial proceedes going to sponsor children in South America. The UMW sponsor various activities like an anual Turkey Supper, Christmas Tea and other events that help fund programs for native american children and missionaries in Russia and China. The MYF sponsor items like a Coffee House, Spagetti Dinner, and Christmas Luninaria sales to raise funds for themselves to defray the cost of attending Youth Workcamps.

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence.
-- Henry Chester

Pittsford Food Shelf

46 Miles Away

4209 Route 7
Pittsford, VT 05763
(802) 483-2967

Diapers, Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Personal/Grooming Supplies

Monday: 9:00am-11:00am; Tuesday: 1:00pm-3:00pm; Thursday: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Must be a resident of Pittsford, Proctor, Chittenden, or Florence. Food shelf may be accessed once a month.

Documents To Bring:
Proof of residency such as electric or other utility bill

It's not the hours you put in, but what you put into the hours that count.
-- E James Rohn

Danby Food Shelf

46 Miles Away

Town Clerk's Office
Danby, VT 05739
(802) 293-5136

Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-12:00noon and 1:00pm-4:00pm; Open whenever Town Clerk's office is open, so often open on Friday and/or Saturday. May call in emergency.

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