Helping Dobbs Ferry Families in Need Since 2011
Volunteers run our food pantry. Your donation goes directly to helping our neighbors in need.
We’re located outside the South Presbyterian Church at 343 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry. We’re open every Wednesday from 10:30 to noon, and the last Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
It Takes a Village
Our volunteers go all in, but to provide food for the hundreds of people who depend on the pantry each week, we rely on the support of Feeding Westchester, a food bank, and donations of money and food.
“Our neighbors who need food, including immigrants, are struggling to make a living, working two or three jobs. And a number of our clients are seniors who’ve lived here a long time, but it’s become hard for them to live here on a fixed income.”
Molly Rodriguez, co-founder of the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry
Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry
South Presbyterian Church
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Certain foods remind us of home—a place and a time in life—food that is shared around a table with people we love. For the families who fled the war in Ukraine and now stand in line at our pantry, they long for bowls of borscht, varenyky (dumplings), kasha and semolina for making breakfast porridge. AndContinue reading “July 2022”
We ended the first half of the year with another jump in the weekly numbers. We served 119 families, representing 332 people (195 adults, 106 children, 31 seniors). That reflects, of course, price inflation set off by the international supply chain crisis and by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We are preparing for what mayContinue reading “June 2022”
It’s hard to believe we are almost halfway through another year of challenges. Just when we thought COVID was ebbing, another onslaught of infections hit so many, including some of our valuable volunteers. But with adversity, we find we pull together to make sure our neighbors in need continue to benefit from our pantry. SoContinue reading “May 2022”