Feeding Our Neighbors Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens

Thank you for participating in “Feeding Our Neighbors.” 

Your efforts will help support pantries feeding Non-Catholics and Catholic alike across the Archdiocese.

Where to Donate Food

Bring non-perishable foods to a  Catholic parish in the New York Archdiocese, the Catholic Charities headquarters at 1011 First Avenue, or your local Archdiocesan Catholic School. 

Find local soup kitchens and food pantries ​in the map below:


Acceptable Food Items to Donate

The Archdiocese of New York Network needs the following nutritious foods:


• Canned Vegetables • Tomato Sauce • Vegetable Soups


• Canned Fruits (in juice or light syrup) • Dried Fruits • 100% Fruit Juices


• Beans- canned or dry • Peanut Butter • Nuts

• Canned Meat (chicken, beef, ham) • Canned Fish (tuna, salmon, sardines) • Canned Stews (chicken or beef)  


• Rice (white, brown, flavored) • Pasta/noodles • Dry Cereal and Hot Cereal (grits, oatmeal, farina) • Flour/Cornmeal/Baking Mixes • Whole Wheat Crackers • Couscous


• Dry Milk packets • Shelf stable milk • Soy/Almond/Rice Milk Dairy • Nutritional Beverages (Boost, Ensure, Carnation Instant Breakfast) • Spices • Coffee/Tea

• Personal Care Items Other Items

To ensure food safety, we cannot use:

• Rusty or Unlabeled Cans • Avoid glass containers and all perishable foods • Homemade Items • Noncommercial Canned Items • Noncommercial Packaged Items • Alcoholic Beverages & Mixes • Open or Used Items

› Download the list of acceptable food items


Need Help with Food?

If you someone or you know needs help with food, access soup kitchens and food pantries through our Find Help section.