Thanks to the generosity of donors devoted to helping to enhance the quality of life in our community, we received a grant in the amount of $1,500 from Northern New York Community Foundation. Thanks to this donation our selves continue to be stocked with nutritious food, including a variety of canned vegetables, pasta, protein and soup.
Our pantry at Community Action Planning Council receives financial support from a variety of sources, including the Food Bank of Central New York, the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the Northern New York Community Foundation, as well as donations and food drives coordinated by area businesses and individuals.
The Food Pantry at Community Action Planning Council has been able to provide food packages equivalent to 153,416 meals from October 2018 to Sept 2019.
Visitors to the food pantry are provided with a five-day supply of food (three meals per day) for each member of the household. Food packages contain a variety of food items in keeping with nutrition guidelines from the Food Bank of Central New York. For more information about the food pantry or other Community Action services, please contact 315.782.4900, extension 222.