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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


The People's Pantry of Rochester

555 Avenue D
Rochester , New York 14621
Phone: 585-325-4950
Contact: Mike Durfee

Free food pantry for everyone in need. Groceries provided for people from all Rochester and surrounding ZIP Codes. 
Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 am to noon. You may come once every four weeks.  Please bring ID. 

Wish List:
  • canned fruit, canned vegetables and canned beans
  • peanut butter
  • pasta and rice
  • personal care items: deodorant, small toothpaste, feminine hygiene products
  • diapers: baby and adult
  • dry cat and dog food
  • reusable grocery bags

Volunteers Needed:
  • Donation receiving helpers.
  • Stocking and sorting helpers.
  • Client service helpers.
  • Food pantry delivery - you pick the days.
  • Fresh foods pickup.
  • Phone message checker.
  • Food helper.
  • Cleaner for pantry.

Information reviewed by agency 9/19/23.  (Hours of distribution updated.)