(The following list was compiled by Schenectady Inner City Ministry from information available from other providers of either Food Pantries or Meal Sites. It was accurate with information made available to SICM; however, programs operate independently and are subject to change).  Rev3/1/17

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Sch'dy Inner City Ministry (SICM)                                      For any Sch'dy County resident/please provide proof of address
839 Albany St.                                                                        Open M-W-Th-F, 9:00 am -11:30am *full visit once per month*
Schenectady, NY  12307                                                        Visits for produce at 11-11:30 *produce visit once per week*
Pantry: 346-4445                                                                    Mass Distribution the last Thursday of each month - 8:30 to 11:30am
Contact: Shelly Ford                                                               ID’s required for every family member each visit 
Salvation Army                                                                      
222 Lafayette Street                                                 Open Tues, Weds, Thurs        9:30- 11:30 am
Schenectady, NY 12305                                                            * 5 times/year*
Phone: 346-0222                                                                       *10 times/year seniors*     
Bethesda House Food Pantry                                                 Open 2nd & 3rd Tuesday    9:30 – 11:30 am & 1:00pm – 3:00 pm,
834-836 State St.                                                                                     
Schenectady, NY12307                                                          Clients receive a punch card                    
Phone: 374-787
P.G.Wright Food Pantry                                                          Open Thursdays 9am-1pm and Last Monday of every month 4-6pm
2450 Van Vranken Ave                                                           *Open only to 12308 zip code only
Schenectady, New York 12308                                                One visit per month
Contact Melissa Zampino or Tammara France
Phone: 374-7873
Scotia-Glenville Pantry                                                         Open to residents of Scotia & Glenville Only
City View Church                                                                   *One visit per month*
132 Mohawk Ave. (Rte. 5)                                                      Open Tuesdays,   5:30 -7:00pm & Fridays, 9:00-11:00am
Scotia, NY 12302                                                                    
Contact: Tim Horn or Kelly Gibbons                                       ID’s required for every family member
Phone: 423-4132/588-8214

St. Luke’s Food Pantry                                                          Must call to make appointment by 10 am 347-1385
1243 State St.                                                                         
Schenectady, NY 12304                                                         Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Phone: 347-1385
Harmony Fellowship                                                             Pantry open 2nd & 4th Thursday of month 3-5 pm
888 Albany St.                                                                        Coffee Shop open Tuesday-Friday 2-5pm
Schenectady, NY 12307
Phone: 331-6243
Lighthouse Food Pantry                                                                                                                                       
4780  Duanesburg Rd                                                             Open Wed. Thur. Fri. 4 – 6 PM
(5.4 miles from 5 corners)
Princetown, NY, 12056
Phone: 355-2277
State Street Food Pantry                                                        Open Mon, Tues, Wed 1:00pm to 4pm  
State Street Presbyterian Church                             *6 times/year*
5 Catherine St.
Schenectady, NY, 12307
Phone: 374-2684
St. Paul the Apostle                                                                Call for Reservation 377-8886
St. Vincent de Paul Society
2777 Albany St. Schenectady, NY
The Bridge Christian Church                                               Open Third Tuesday 4-6pm/Thursday & Third Saturday 12-2pm
735 Crane St. Schenectady, NY                                             Come early
Contact: Rosa                                                                         Only in emergency cases call for appointment (Coats are available)
Phone: 864-5849
Trinity Baptist Church                                                        First and third Thursday 7-8pm
2635 Balltown Rd.                                                                  Please use back entrance of building
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Braman Food Pantry                                                             Every Thursday 1pm-3pm and Wednesday 5pm-7pm
7967 State Route 30 at Braman Corners                                 Or by appointment
Duanesburg, NY 12056                                                          *no limits on visits*
Phone: 868-2047
Our Lady of Fatima Pantry                                                   Duanesburg, Delanson, QuakerStreet,
1735 Alexander Road                                                             Esperance and Mariaville areas only.
Delanson, NY 12053                                                              By appointment Only.
Contact: Laura Countryman                                                     *once per month*
Phone: 895-2788
The Gathered Remnant Ministry
1374-76 10th Ave. Sch’dy 12303                                             Food & Clothing pantry available the 3rd Tuesday and
Contact: Rev. Cynthia VanAlstyne                                         4thThursday of the month from 1:00pm – 6:00pm.  Hot meal
Phone:  374-3487                                                                     available 3rd & 4th Saturday of the month, 12:30pm – 3pm.                                
Copying and faxing also available.   
Villa Fusco Food Pantry                                                        Open on the third Saturday every month, 12-2
955 Balltown Rd.                                                                     Please call on the Thursday or Friday before third Saturday for appointment
Niskayuna, 12309
Contact: Sr. Caroline Phone: 377-1613 
Messiah Lutheran Bread of Life Food Pantry            
2850 Guilderland Ave.                                                            By referral only – Once per month
Schenectady, NY 12306
Contact: Judy Becker or Joyce Gresham Phone: 374-5104/355-5177    


Breakfast Program                                                                                Mon. – Fri. 7:30 am – 8:30am
Lunch Program                                                                     Mon. – Fri. 12 pm – 1:00 pm
Salvation Army                                                                                    
222 Lafayette St.
Schenectady, NY 12305 Phone: 346-0222
Late Lunch/Early Supper                                                      Hot Meal Mon. - Fri., 3:00 pm
Bethesda House                                                              
834-836 State St.                                                                    
Schenectady, NY 12307 Phone: 374-7873  
Breakfast Program                                                                                Sunday 8:30am to 9:30 am
First United Methodist Church                                               (except the first Sunday each month)
603 State Street (Chapel Street entrance)
Schenectady, NY 12305
Contact:  Rev. Sara Baron Phone: 374-4403
Emmanuel Friedens Church                                                                Community Meal Brunch on
218 Nott Terrace                                                                     LAST Saturday of the month 10-11 am
Schenectady, NY 12305 Phone: 374-4114
City Mission                                                                           Dinner Mon - Fri, 5:45 PM, Sat. 3 PM
512 Smith Street                                                                      Bag Lunch, Sunday 3 – 3:30 PM
Schenectady, NY Phone: 346-2275 ext. 0                              Sandwiches ALL DAY at 425 Hamilton entrance 

Neighborhood Meal                                                               The LAST Sunday of each month.
Christ Church Episcopal                                                         Sunday 1:30 – 2:30 pm
970 State St
Contact: Rev. Brad Jones Phone: 374-3064  

Lunch                                                                                     Third Sunday of every month
Holy Name of Jesus National Catholic Church
1040 Pearl Street
Schenectady, NY  12303 Phone:  (518) 372-1992