Saint James Food Pantry

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What we do

Seeking to model God’s love and care, St. James Food Pantry provides fresh and healthy food to our neighbors, regardless of religious affiliation and without discrimination.

Using best practices and guidelines from the NYS Department of Health, we ensure each family leaves with approximately three days worth of nutritious meals.

We’re open the Second Saturday of every month from 1-2:30pm.  Volunteers gather at 11am to prep the food for distribution.

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Why we’re needed

In our Bronx neighborhood, a majority of households earn $30,000 or less. Families struggle to determine which bills and health care costs will be paid or postponed.  The working poor often sacrifice proper nutrition to navigate their financial challenges.  

St. James Food Pantry is a welcome break from this struggle: our guests receive 3 days of guaranteed and secure nutrition.

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Ways to help

Attend as a volunteer

Buy food to donate

Contribute Financially

To sign up for a volunteer spot, contact Windsor Jones, our coordinator at (212) 774-4236 or

To download a list of items to donate, click the button below: