Food Pantries

Food Pantries
Food pantries: So that everybody eats.

Each year, food pantries around northern New York serve thousands of seniors, adults, and children.

St. Lawrence County
To find a food pantry in St. Lawrence County, see the table below.

To learn about related programs in St. Lawrence County, visit our Food Assistance page

Various locations also offer the Food Sense program. Food Sense is a monthly co-op run by the Food Bank of Central New York meant to help participants get the most out of their grocery budget. Each month, Food Sense distributes discounted boxes with 12-15 staple grocery items to host sites. There are no qualifications or requirements. For pick up locations and more information about the program, click here.

Counties West/South
To find a food pantry in Lewis, Jefferson, Oswego, Oneida, or Herkimer counties, contact:

The Food Bank of Central New York
7066 Interstate Island Road 
Syracuse NY 13209
(315) 437-1899
(800) 444-1562 (in CNY only)

Counties East/South
To find a food pantry in Franklin, Hamilton, Essex, Clinton, Warren, Washington, Fulton, or Saratoga counties, contact:

The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
965 Albany-Shaker Road
Latham NY 12110
(518) 786-3691

Many food pantries gladly accept donations of fresh fruits and vegetables from home gardeners and market growers. Call ahead to inquire. To find out more about sharing your harvest, click here.



St. Lawrence County Food Pantries

Location Food Pantry Phone
Brasher Falls St. Patrick-St. Lawrence Food Pantry (315) 389-5401
Canton Church & Community Program 315-386-3534
Canton Canton Neighborhood Center (315) 386-3541
Chase Mills Louisville Food Pantry (315) 769-5436
Colton Colton Neighborhood Center (315) 244-0069
DeKalb Junction Hermon-DeKalb Junction Food Pantry 315-214-1559
Edwards Edwards Food Pantry (315) 562-3296
Gouverneur St. James Outreach Center (315) 287-0114
Gouverneur Grace Food Pantry
(315) 287-2777 [church]
(315) 287-7656 [parsonage]
Gouverneur Gouverneur Neighborhood Center (315) 287-3370
Hammond Hammond Food Pantry (315) 324-5517
Hannawa Falls Helping Hands of Potsdam (315) 268-0633
Heuvelton Heuvelton United Methodist Church Food Pantry (315) 528-8038
Heuvelton St. Raphael's Food Pantry (315) 344-2383
Hopkinton Hopkinton Food Pantry (315) 328-4168
Madrid New Beginnings Center (315) 322-4307
Madrid CFC Food Pantry (315) 262-0222
Massena Massena Neighborhood Center (315) 764-0050
Massena St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry of Massena (315) 769-1200
Massena Salvation Army (315) 769-5154
Ogdensburg Salvation Army--North Kountry Kitchen (315) 393-3351
Ogdensburg St. John's Episcopal Church Food Pantry (315) 393-5470
Ogdensburg Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center (315) 393-5561
Ogdensburg St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry of Ogdensburg (315) 393-6579
Parishville Parishville Neighborhood Center (315) 244-0069
Pierrpont Pierrepont Neighborhood Center (315) 244-0069
Potsdam Potsdam Neighborhood Center (315) 265-3920
Potsdam St. Mary's Church Food Pantry (315) 265-9680
Raymondville Norfolk–Raymondville Food Pantry
(315) 384-4629 (leave a message)
(315) 384-4492 (weekend only)
Richville Richville Baptist Chapel Food Pantry (315) 287-0259
Russell Grass River Food Pantry (315) 562-3450
Star Lake Star Lake Food Pantry (315) 848-3562
Waddington Waddington Family Resource Center (315) 600-7534