Monday, August 6, 2012

Friendship Donations Network Listing of Free Food: August 2012

Food rescue and distribution program;

Updated 7-31-12

For a complete listing of daily pantries in Tompkins County, please visit:

FDN provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy, deli, and groceries (if available) to the programs listed below. 

Monday to Friday:

·      Free daily meals at Loaves and Fishes. No income guidelines. All are welcome. Location: St. John's Church, 210 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca; Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm; Tuesday, Thursday at 5:30 pm.


·      Immaculate Conception Church Food Pantry. Seneca near Geneva St., Ithaca, 1-1:45pm.


·      Bread of Life Food Pantry, 1 Water Street, Candor, 3:00-6:00pm.


·      Halsey Valley Pantry, GAR building, Hamilton Rd, Halsey Valley, NY, 4-4:45 pm. NO HALSEY VALLEY PANTRY ON THIRD THURSDAY.

·      3rd Thursday (Aug. 16): Danby Food Pantry, for residents only. Danby Federated Church, 1859 Danby Road, Danby, 3-7 pm.


·      Interlaken Reformed Church Pantry, 8315 Main Street, Interlaken, 3-6pm.
·      Food is shared with four non-profit programs:
o      Cayuga Addiction and Recovery Services; Northern Light Learning Center families; outreach to low-wage work sites, youth groups, senior housing and families in trailer parks.

Saturdays and Sundays:

·      Free hot meal served at Salvation Army, 150 N. Albany St, Ithaca. Saturday 12pm; Sunday 3pm (not an FDN program).
·      1st Saturday: Catlin First Methodist Church Pantry, 402 Chambers Rd., Horseheads, 2-4pm
·      2nd Saturday: Grace Lee Wesleyan Church Pantry, 2075 Chambers Rd., Beaver Dams, 1pm
·      3rd Saturday: Pantry #1 Linderman Creek Pantry, 201 Cypress Court, Ithaca Community Room, 12-12:30pm
·      3rd Saturday: Pantry #2 Sovereign Grace Baptist Church Pantry, 5 Front St, Addison, 11:45am
·      4th Saturday: McLean Community Church, 50 Church St, McLean, 1:30-2:15pm

Sundays (Alternating Weeks):

·      West Village Apartments Food Pantry (8/12, 8/26)
Chestnut St, outside of Apt. 637, Ithaca, 12:30 - 1:30pm
·      Overlook Apartments, (8/12, 8/26)
1263 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, Community Room, 12-12:30pm
·      Reach Out For Christ Church Pantry, (8/5, 8/19)
318 Johnson Road, Freeville, 12pm

·      Limit: 1 pantry per week.
·      Suggested Monthly Income: 1 person -$1,500; 2 people – $1,800; 3 people – up to $2,000; 4 people – to $2,300

For a complete listing of daily pantries, see:
·      Ithaca Journal, "Daily Events", page 2B
·      Weekly Advantage/Pennysaver
·      Tompkins Weekly

Contact: Friendship Donations Network, 607-216-9522 or

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