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April 2022

Some scary statistics have been coming our way recently.  Food prices are up 15% since March 2020.  A recent survey of Feeding Westchester clients found that for 66% of them, their local food pantry was their primary source of food.  … Continue reading

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March 2022

Weatherwise, it was a wildly wicked Winter!  Not much snow, but erratic temperatures, ferocious ice and wind storms, and the odd deluge of rain had an impact on both the first quarter and the month of March.  Other factors affecting … Continue reading

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February 2022

Hi Neighbors! In addition to Groundhog Day and Valentine’s Day, did you know that February 17th was Random Acts of Kindness Day? We did our best to keep that day going all month here at the Pantry. This is thanks … Continue reading

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January 2022

Happy New Year to all! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and escaped the clutches of the Omicron virus.  Several of our hearty volunteers encountered it, but bounced back to again help out at the pantry.  The dedication … Continue reading

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December 29, 2021

2021 DF Food Pantry Year-end Highlights – Volume II We continue with last week’s 2021 review of the interactions between the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry volunteers and the neighbor-clients who receive the benefits of your donations of food and money. … Continue reading

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December 22, 2021- Caring in the Time of COVID

Hello, everyone out there in Donor Land. It’s me, the guy with the wrench and the mop. I wanted to do a so-called “highlight reel” of the great things the Food Pantry provided its neighbors in 2021.  But we didn’t … Continue reading

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December 15, 2021

“We treat everyone with dignity and respect.” These were the first instructions I received when I started helping out at the food pantry. And every week I see the impact that dignity and respect has on all the people who … Continue reading

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December 8, 2021

Get to Work After I left my career as a VP in media after 32 wonderful years I was ready to start part 2 of life and I’m honored to be the Outside Manager of the DFFP. There are quite … Continue reading

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December 1, 2021

We hope everyone had a fulfilling Thanksgiving. The community was extra generous to the Pantry this past holiday week. Food drives filled the shelves and filled our tables with plenty for our clients’ feasts. They brought home fresh vegetables, gravy, … Continue reading

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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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