Food Pantries and Meal Programs

Locations and times are subject to change; it’s a good idea to call and double check. Most groups accept donations and need volunteers. Contact them directly to help.

Accord: Town of Rochester Food Pantry, 845-626-7501, 22 Main St. Food can be picked up Monday-Saturday; please call to schedule an appointment.

Boiceville: Reservoir Food Pantry, 845-663-3353, 4073 Route 28, Mondays, 2-4 p.m.

Ellenville

  • Saints Mary & Andrew Roman Catholic Church Food Pantry, 845-647-6080, 137 S. Main St. Call ahead by Wednesday for 3 p.m. up on Thursday.
  • Seventh Day Adventist Food Pantry, 845-647-5998, 161 Center St. Last Monday and Tuesday of each month, 1-4 p.m.
  • Shiloh Baptist Church Soup Kitchen, 845-647-8662, 60 Berme Rd. Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. No lunch, fifth Wednesdays.
  • Ulster Heights Methodist Church Food Pantry, 845-648-4327, 1264 Ulster Heights Rd. Second Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; fourth Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.
  • United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 845-647-7094, 85 Canal St. Thursdays, 9:15-10:30 a.m.

Gardiner: St. Charles Helping Hands Food Pantry, 845-255-1374, 2212 Route 44-55. Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Highland

  • Ascension Holy Trinity Food Pantry, 845-384-6723, 21 Lower Grand St. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon and 6-8 p.m. + Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon only.
  • Calvary Chapel Highland Food Pantry, 845-691-7030, 64 Vineyard Ave. Second and fourth Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. or call in an in emergency.
  • Family Outreach Food Pantry, 845-380-8799, 529 Route 44/55. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m.
  • St. Augustine Parish Food Pantry, 845-691-7673, 35 Philips Ave. First and third Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.

Kingston

  • Angel Food East, 845-331-6538, St. John’s Church, 207 Albany Ave. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to noon. Delivery available to the homebound.
  • Catholic Charities of Kingston Food Pantry, 845-340-9170, 6 Adams St. Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-3:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Chiz’s Heart St., 845-399-7891, 256 Washington Ave. Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • First Baptist Church Outreach Dinner, 845-331-5044, 77 Albany Ave. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.
  • Heavenbound Food Pantry, 845-616-3211, 100 Lucas Ave. Second and fourth Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Pointe of Praise Family Life Center Food Pantry, 845-339-4615, 243 Hurley Ave. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • St. James Happy to Help Food Pantry, 845-331-3030, 35 Pearl St. First three Sundays of each month, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Salvation Army of Ulster, 845-331-1803, 35 Cedar St. Canned food, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; fresh food, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Shield Lunches: Monday-Friday, 12 to 1 p.m.
  • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry, 845-338-2954, 72 Spring St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • UIDN at Holy Cross/Santa Cruz, 888-726-7276, 30 Pine Grove Ave. Third Thursday. Numbers are limited, RSVP needed. Includes home goods, toiletries, and clothes.

Lake Katrine: Bread of Life Food Pantry, 865 Neighborhood Rd., bread-of-life@kingsfire.org. Every Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m., and first and third Fridays, noon to 2 p.m.

Marlboro: St. Mary’s Church Food Pantry, open to residents of Marlboro and Milton, 845-236-4340, 71 Grand St. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Modena: United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 845-883-7142, 1928 Route 44/55. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to noon.

New Paltz: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Food Pantry, 845-255-5635, 34 S. Chestnut St. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11a.m. to noon.

Phoenicia: Town of Shandaken Food Pantry, 845-688-5670, 25 Church St. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon.

Pine Bush: Ecumenical Food Pantry, 845-744-3390, Route 52 at New Prospect Rd. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays, 5-7 p.m.

Plattekill

  • New Day Tabernacle Church Food Pantry, 845-566-4441, 38 Fire House Rd. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon; Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.
  • Plattekill Food Pantry, 845-564-4972, 1250 Route 32. First and third Wednesdays, 4-6 p.m.

Download the two-page PDF shown below featuring food pantries and meal programs reachable by Ulster County Area Transit. (Created by UlsterCorps.)

Ulster County Community Action and the Regional Food Bank distribute food three times a month.  The food is available to anyone,  no income guidelines, and includes fresh fruits, vegetables, canned goods, and more. Download the Ulster County farm stand and food distribution schedule for 2019.

Port Ewen Food Pantry, 845-338-0356, Esopus United Methodist Church, 151 W. Main St. Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon.

Rosendale Food Pantry, 845-205-2822, 45 James St. Mondays, 9 am to 1 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saugerties

  • Atonement Lutheran Church, 845-246-8322, 100 Market St. Food pantry open Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10-11:45 a.m.; Lunch served, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon.
  • God Given Bread Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen, 845-246-8322, 100 Market St. Pantry is open Tuesdays/Wednesdays, 10-11:45 a.m.; lunch is served Tuesdays/Thursdays at noon.
  • St. John the Evangelist Food Pantry, 845-246-9581, 915 Route 212. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon. Serving Town of Saugerties residents.
  • Saugerties Area Council of Churches Food Pantry, 845-246-6885, 44 Livingston St. Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon, and Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m.

Stone Ridge Rondout Valley Food Pantry + Weekend Backpack Program, open to residents of Rondout Valley school district, 845-687-4013, Old Marbletown Town Hall, 3775 Main St. Pantry is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m.

Wallkill

  • His Love Unveiled Food Pantry, 845-895-3006, 2393 Route 300. Second and fourth Tuesdays, noon to 1:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Reformed Church Food Pantry, 845-895-2181, 45 Bridge St. Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m., and Fridays, 11a.m. to 1 p.m.

West Park: Ascension Holy Trinity Food Pantry, 845-384-6723, 1585 Route 9W.  Sundays, 1-3 p.m.

Woodstock

  • Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, 845-679-2336 or 845-246-3036, Christ’s Lutheran Church, 26 Mill Hill Rd. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 4-6 p.m.
  • Good Neighbor Food Pantry, 845-417-5535, info.gnfpwoodstock.ny@gmail.com, Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St. at Village Green. Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m.; Thursdays, 2-5 p.m. Delivery available for the homebound.
  • Meals on Wheels, 845-679-4656, delivery 11 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Meals for reheating on Saturday and Sunday are delivered Fridays on request.
  • The Table at Woodstock, hot meals and resources, 845-332-8779, Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St. at Village Green. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 4-6 p.m.