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November 17, 2021

We were busy today serving 108 families (39 deliveries, 69 pickups) but not too busy toask folks what foods will be gracing their Thanksgiving tables. Having just read that only acouple countries (Liberia, for one) observe the holiday, I was … Continue reading

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 November 11, 2021

We lucked out again today – no rain and perfect temperatures, is this November? We continue to enjoy the support of  many of our community organizations.  This week and the next there is an uptick in donations all due to … Continue reading

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November 3, 2021

Dear Financial Donors, The lede of this week’s edition of the Food Pantry Newsletter is devoted to those of you who faithfully support our efforts with cash donations rather than food or other necessities. So we thought we’d give you … Continue reading

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October 27, 2021

We had a very welcome visit from Mayor Vincent Rossillo today! We were happy to be able to give him a tour of our operations and let him know what we need from the Village. He was surprised to hear … Continue reading

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October 20, 2021

Several years ago Paul Feiner, the Greenburgh Town Supervisor, invited the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry to give a presentation at a Greenburgh Town Board meeting. Benny Rodriguez, Marc Taiano and I spoke about the service the Pantry provides to the … Continue reading

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October 6, 2021

Hello neighbors! We’re so proud to be part of a community that supports one another. Here at the Pantry, volunteers show up every day to organize a wide range of tasks including pick-ups, deliveries, and donations. This week, we’ve distributed … Continue reading

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September 29, 2021

To help feed our neighbors—this week we provided food to467 people, including our monthly evening hours—we rely on donations of food and money,volunteers devoted to helping others, and the support ofFeeding Westchester. This food bank sources and distributes food and … Continue reading

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September 22, 2021

What makes a community? We see it every week at the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry. Our amazing volunteers take pride in arranging each table with love, wanting our clients to feel like they are at a farmers market. The bonds … Continue reading

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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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