Monthly Archives: July 2021

July 28, 2021

This week’s distribution on July 28th fed 163 families, representing 587 individuals (including 42 deliveries).  The totals include 23 families representing 90 people served at our nighttime session. We at the Food Pantry are continually amazed at the ways in … Continue reading

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July 21, 2021

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi The effort, teamwork, compassion and hard work that go into making the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry run is a sight to behold. From … Continue reading

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July 16, 2021

As a kid, I remember going to South Church and hearing what Rev. Joe Gilmore would say when he passed out the collection baskets. “Give what you can, take what you need”.  Back then the food pantry was just that: … Continue reading

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July 7, 2021

July 7, 2021 “I’m back in the line again,” says a pantry client after standing in line for a bag of produce and a box of packaged food, then moving on to the breakfast table where she picks up cereal … Continue reading

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June 30, 2021

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers….” Oh, right, that’s the postal service. (Actually, it seems the USPS doesn’t have an official motto, but that’s a topic for another day.) But I think the words also apply … Continue reading

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