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September 15, 2021

Today our numbers were up over recent weeks – we served 126 families, with 38 deliveries and in-person pickups for 88 households, most of them seemingly in a very busy first half hour. Our enthusiastic and energetic teens were back … Continue reading

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September 8, 2021

This week we treated the 98 families we fed to a gourmet tasting prepared by our newest volunteer, Stephanie “Chefanie” Wright. Stephanie is a nutrition-focused Ayurvedic chef, founder of The Wright Methods and former Chef de Cuisine of the Assemblage. … Continue reading

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September 1, 2021

September One and despite rain, heavy at times, the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry served 98 families this week, representing 327 people including 38 deliveries. That’s 60 families who needed to stand in the rain for the shelf-stable food, fresh fruit … Continue reading

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August 25, 2020

Yesterday, despite the heat, we served a total of 173 families, 621 people, 59 of those were seniors. As it was the last Wednesday of the month, we were distributing food in the evening as well, a record 23 families … Continue reading

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August 18, 2021

What brought me to volunteering at the Pantry was my desire to give back to my community and help those in need. But what surprised me is that a big part of what keeps me coming back each week is … Continue reading

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August 11, 2021

Hey hey from the Food Pantry! Today, in sweltering heat and dealing with the overbearing sun, our volunteers serviced 123 families amounting to 431 people, and made 39 deliveries to families homes. This is an increase from last week and … Continue reading

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August 4, 2021

This week’s distribution on Wednesday, August 4th, fed 100 families, representing 363 individuals (including 41 deliveries).  We are grateful to all of you who contributed to the donation of food and supplies dropped off food this week at the Food … Continue reading

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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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