Who’s Helped

Our Food Pantry owes its livelihood and is grateful to individuals and groups like…

The Community Nursery School for their constant support in many different ways

The individuals who make automatic monthly donations to the Pantry through their checking accounts or through Pay Pal

Ed and Barbara Mahoney for helping the Pantry purchase a freezer in 2017 to provide frozen meats, poultry, fish and other frozen products to our clients

Barbara Mahoney’s mother, sister and brother, the Olson family,  who have been  supportive of the Pantry

St. Barnabas in Irvington for their grants in 2015 and 2016

The Anbinder Foundation for their grants in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

The Baron family and extended friends for their generous support of the food pantry on the occasion of their daughter’s Bat Mitvah

Feeding Westchester in Elmsford for providing grants, training, referrals, and a source of free and discounted food

The Giving Circle of Lower Westchester for their grants from 2014, 2015 and 2016

Affordables for donating a percentage of their profit to the food pantry

Cabrini Immigrant Services by  referring clients to the Pantry  and helping us understand specific needs

Stop and Shop in Dobbs Ferry, by regularly making in-kind donations to the pantry

SPRING Community Partners, by conducting food drives at Springhurst elementary school through the Family to Family Kids Can! program and delivering all of these donations to us

The Dobbs Ferry Lutheran Church, by conducting regular food drives from their members, supporting us with the Souper Bowl of Caring, and through their youth program as well

Roots and Wings, by seasonally donating herbs and vegetables from their garden on the property and also by encouraging families, especially those in need in our community, to jointly participate in growing produce to help meet their needs

St. Barnabas Episcopal in Ardsley, by collecting and delivering food to the Pantry

The Ardsley United Methodist Church, by making food deliveries to the Pantry and making monetary donations as well

The Dobbs Ferry Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, by having food drives for the Pantry at Stop and Shop

Donations from members of South church and many individuals locally.

The 200 Beacon-Hill Drive community who frequently collect donations from tenants

The Dobbs Ferry PTSA with their food drives

St.Cabrini Nursing Homes for their food drives

Irvington Presbyterian Church Women’s Association for their generous grants

Days of Wonder for assorted food drives

The Dobbs Ferry High School students including the varsity football team for multiple food drives

The Purple Circle early childhood program in Dobbs Ferry for their Purim food drive

Zion Episcopal Church in Dobbs Ferry for their regular food donations

The First Unitarian Society in Hasting on Hudson for their food donation

The Dobbs Ferry Senior Center for their food drives

Rivertowns Rotary for taking a group of students from St. Christopher’s School in Dobbs Ferry trick-or-treating for canned goods for the pantry, and for organizing a diaper drive at Stop & Stop, on May 5, 2019.  Special thanks to Rotarians Dr. Nitin Gupta and Cirstin Conneely.

Ed and Diana Steinberg for regularly donating eggs, carrots and other foods to the pantry.

Ms. Giuliano’s fourth-grade class at Springhurst for studying volunteerism in the community and visiting the pantry to see how we work.  They also brought food for the pantry.

Woodlands Community Temple in Greenburgh for regularly collecting food for us and bringing it whenever the bin gets full.

Dr. Nitin Gupta for donating a huge amount of diapers for our clients who have babies.  He’s a pediatrician, so he understands how expensive diapers can be.

The Irvington Library for keeping a bin at the front, which is constantly filled by the library patrons.  Rosemary Gatzek, the Director, pays close attention to keeping that bin filled with food.

The Dobbs Ferry Senior Center for keeping a bin for the food pantry and encouraging the members, although most of them live on a fixed income, to bring some food for the pantry.

The Outreach committee is actively working to expand the sources of food and cash donations in our communities to maintain a steady flow of food to the most vulnerable in our Rivertowns. The need is especially acute during the holidays and during summer, when schools are closed and children are not receiving breakfast and lunch at school.

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