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Feed the Children poster, created by Hastings artist Diane Brawarsky (d.brawarsky@gmail.com), proudly displayed on my office wall. It’s $75 and proceeds will be split between Family to Family and the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry

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November 27, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – This past Wednesday, which was the day before Thanksgiving, we served a record-breaking 157 families, including 319 adults, 206 children and 62 seniors, for a total of 587 people served.  The evening pantry accounted for 19 … Continue reading

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Matt Kay, me and Tommy DiRusso, son of Ron DiRusso at Hudson Social

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November 12, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – Yesterday we served a total of 107 hungry families, including 215 adults, 140 children and 44 seniors, for a total of 399 people.  We delivered food to 19 families, including the delicious prepared meals, which were … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH!

The Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry will have another fundraiser at a restaurant! HUDSON SOCIAL, located at 11 Station Plaza in Dobbs Ferry, will host an all-day fundraiser for the Pantry on Thursday, November 19! They’ve got plenty of outdoor seating … Continue reading

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Sara Sellitti with a beautiful basket of vegetables and herbs from the Springhurst garden

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November 5, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – October 28 was the last Wednesday of the month, so we offered Stop & Shop gift cards as well as food.  We ended up serving 136 families, as opposed to the 96 we had served the … Continue reading

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October 22, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – Yesterday we served 96 families, including 183 adults, 125 children and 41 seniors, for a total of 349 people.  Last week we served 96 families and the week before 95, so maybe this will be our … Continue reading

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October 15, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – Yesterday we served 96 families, including 190 adults, 135 children and 29 seniors, for a total of 354 people.  We delivered food to 16 families who couldn’t make it for one reason or another.  We have … Continue reading

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October 8, 2020

Good evening, everybody – yesterday our numbers were a little more sane since we didn’t give out Stop & Shop gift cards.  We served 95 families (still a far cry from the 35-40 we were serving a year ago), including … Continue reading

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