Donate Food

Prefer buying food and donating it directly?  We are collecting specific items to complement the backpack program.

You can drop off at Fitness Fusion or Mondello Real Estate.  If your donation is large, you can email us and we can pick it up.


Have other items to donate?  Please do so at the places that serve the Red Hook Community


Church of the Messiah (Food Pantry)

6436 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572  845-876-3533

Hours: 10:00AM-2:00PM (Pantry hours.)

Food donations accepted.


Dutchess Community Action Program / CAP(Food Pantry)

44-46 East Market Street, Red Hook, New York 12571  845-876-1611  Contact: Jackie Chapman

Hours: M, W, F 8:30AM-4:30PM

Food Pantry & clothing donations accepted.  Wide range of services provided for low-income families.


Elizaville Methodist Church (Food Pantry)

740 County Route 2, Elizaville, New York 12523  845-756-5602  Pantry Contact: Jennie or Bell

Hours: Wed 9:00AM-11:00AM (Food Pantry)


Red Hook United Methodist Church     (Food Pantry)

4 Church Street, Suite 2, Red Hook, New York 12571  845-758-628, Contact: Janice WIlliams

Hours: Sunday’s 12:30PM-2:30PM

Accepts nonperishable items for food pantry. Also seeking donations of clean cotton fabric (sheets, jeans, pants, yard goods, ties, etc) to weave into fabric, which is then transformed into unique rugs, tote bags, handbags, and other attractive, useful everyday items. Every item then sold helps support their mission to feed the hungry in our midst.


St Christopher’s Church / St Vincent de Paul (Food Pantry & Clothing Shed)

30 Benner Road, Red Hook, New York 12571  845-758-3732  Contact: Nancy Pope

Hours: One Sunday a month12:00-1:00PM (3/6, 4/10, 5/15, 6/12, 7/10, 8/7, 9/11, 10/9, 11/6, 12/11)

 Food pantry donations and St Pauly’s Clothing Shed.

Accepts gently-used clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, drapes, pillowcases and stuffed animals.


St John’s Reformed Church (Food Pantry &  Bread & Soup Kitchen)

126 Old Post Road Red Hook, New York 12571  845-758-1184  Pantry Contact: Shari; Soup Kitchen Contact: Beverly Kipp

Food Pantry Hours: M, Wed 9:00AM-2:30PM; TH 9:00AM-12:30PM

Bread & Soup Hours: Wed 11:00AM-2:00PM

Food pantry donations accepted. Suggestions: canned white potatoes, gravy, tea bags, oil, dish detergent, laundry detergent, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, facial tissue, deodorant, shave cream, razors, cereals (other than cheerios), pancake mix and syrup, canned pears, fruit cocktail, applesauce, coffee, ketchup, corn beef hash, toilet paper. Donations may be left in the box at the top of the stairs in the education wing M-F, 9AM-3PM.