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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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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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June 23, 2021

Greetings from the Food Pantry! On this most beautiful day, our wonderful volunteers served 140 households totaling 502 individuals. This is a bit of an increase, and we are still seeing additional families registering with the pantry on a weekly … Continue reading

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June 16, 2021

On this gorgeous, spring-like Wednesday we served 121 families which represents 418 people. This was fewer than we were expecting and we all hope that this is the start of a downward trend. However, we will stay prepared for any … Continue reading

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June 9, 2021

It feels as if it’s nearly 90 degrees, if you consider the humidity, yet the number of people standing in line for food keeps growing this Wednesday morning. The line includes women and children, from newborns and shy toddlers to … Continue reading

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June 1, 2021

“The time has come,” the Walrus said,   “To talk of many things:Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—   Of cabbages—and kings …” “The Walrus and the Carpenter” By Lewis Carol But let’s begin instead with a tale of Beans and Bagels. The food we distribute … Continue reading

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