How to help

The Pantry is an all volunteer organization that depends on support from the community. Contributions in the form of monetary donations and volunteer efforts are always welcome and appreciated.

To donate:

Contributions are tax deductible. Please share and give what you can. Checks should be made payable to:

Helping Hands of NY

And mailed to:

P.O. Box 546
Bridge Street
Phoenicia, NY 12464

To Volunteer:

  • What you can do:
  • Driving: to pick up/deliver boxes of food for distribution.
  • Load and unload food.
  • Unpack food on distribution day.
  • Desk Work: sign up/check in on pick up days at the firehouse.
  • Professional skills: grant writing, outreach, advertising, telemarketing, graphics, Good Will Ambassador.
  • Good ole' willingness to pitch in and help!

Contact: Linda Blank at or 845-688-9825 if you wish to volunteer.

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