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We are a secular nonprofit giving free groceries to anyone in need. We started in 2016 feeding about 2,000 of our neighbors per month. But with the ongoing pandemic and economic disaster, we scaled up as rapidly as the need did. We are now feeding 2,000 families per day out of a converted church and high school.


People can pick up in person, request home delivery if they are unable to visit us, and we partner with other community groups to do bulk drop offs. We also do our own food rescue and give away free clothing.


It takes about 50 volunteers to receive, process, and distribute the food. We move between 40,000 and 80,000 pounds of food, six days a week. Each adult we reach gets 40 lbs of combined groceries: milk, proteins, fresh produce, and grains.


We believe the consequences of the pandemic will be severe and long lasting. So we are preparing to keep our operation at this size for as long as we can to serve vulnerable New Yorkers.


While our services are available to everyone, we've noticed that the greatest needs are in Western Queens, South and Central Bronx, Upper Manhattan, and North Central Brooklyn. These are overwhelmingly communities of color, and many of those we serve are undocumented. The needs are still extreme, even with the virus retreating, as unemployment and evictions are hitting these areas hard.


Photo Credit: Obed Oboge

We are a secular nonprofit giving free groceries to anyone in need. We started in 2016 feeding about 2,000 of our neighbors per month. But with the ongoing pandemic and economic disaster, we scaled up as rapidly as the need did. We are now feeding 2…

Issue Areas Include

  • Disaster Relief
  • Hunger, Food Security
  • Immigrants or Refugees
  • Poverty
  • Urban Areas

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