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Find Free Food In ManhattanLemontree is here to help you find the best food pantry near you. Food pantries and food banks are a great place to find groceries if you need some help. Many of these locations can help you find food as quickly as today. Whether it’s a church around the corner or a mobile food pantry, the places below should help. In addition, you should consider applying for SNAP (food stamps) if you don’t already get government assistance.
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    SNAP/EBT

    Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) Benefits Hotline

    637 referrals

    • Hours vary depending on benefits requested - check website for details. Can help with benefits, immigration, and housing. Serves all 5 boroughs but main offices are in Washington Heights & the West Bronx.

    Location

    45 Wadsworth Avenue

    New York, NY 10033

    directions

    Contact

    (929) 415-8970

    https://nmic.org/covid-19-services/

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    352 referrals

    • Must bring own bags/cart
    • Will reschedule in case of holiday closures
    • Recommended to arrive before 10am; people begin lining up at 7am
    • Requirements/schedule may change in June

    Next Opening

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      Thu, October 13 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      Sat, October 22 (in 3 weeks)

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      Thu, November 10 (in 2 months)

    Schedule

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      every month on the 2nd Thursday

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      every month on the 4th Saturday

    Location

    454 W 155th St

    New York, NY 10032

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    335 referrals

    • Must bring own bags/cart
    • Will reschedule in case of holiday closures
    • Recommended to arrive before 10am; people begin lining up at 7am
    • Requirements/schedule may change in June

    Next Opening

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      Wed, October 12 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:30 am–11:03 am

      Sat, October 22 (in 3 weeks)

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      Wed, November 09 (in 2 months)

    Schedule

    • 9:30 am–11:30 am

      every month on the 2nd Wednesday

    • 9:30 am–11:03 am

      every month on the 4th Saturday

    Location

    175 Nagle Avenue

    New York , NY 10034

    directions

    Contact

    (866) 444-0244

    www.cityharvest.org

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    320 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Wed, October 05 (in 6 days)

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Wed, October 12 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Wed, October 19 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      every week on Wednesday

    Location

    125 East 105Th Street

    1st floor

    NY, NY 10029

    directions

    Contact

    (212) 348-0488

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    307 referrals

    • Proof of address required
    • ID required
    • Registration required
    • Schedule an appointment through Plentiful by texting FOOD to 726-879 or downloading the app: https://www.plentifulapp.com/
    • Register on Tues & Thurs, 3pm-5pm

    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–1:00 pm

      Sat, October 01 (in 2 days)

    • 9:00 am–1:00 pm

      Wed, October 05 (in 6 days)

    • 9:00 am–1:00 pm

      Sat, October 08 (next week)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–1:00 pm

      every week on Wednesday, Saturday

    Location

    508 West 159 Street

    New York, NY 10032

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    274 referrals

    • Appointments required

    Next Opening

    • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 5 days)

    • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

      Tue, October 11 (in 2 weeks)

    • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

      Tue, October 18 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

      every week on Tuesday

    Location

    619 W 179th St

    New York, NY 10033

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    243 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

      Fri, September 30 (tomorrow)

    • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

      Mon, October 03 (in 4 days)

    • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 5 days)

    Schedule

    • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

      every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Location

    650 W 187th St

    New York, NY 10033

    directions

    Contact

    (212) 781-8331, (212) 687-1234

    http://starseniorcenter.org

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    241 referrals

    • Open on holidays
    • Diapers upon availability

    Next Opening

    • 8:00 am–11:00 am

      Thu, October 06 (next week)

    • 8:00 am–11:00 am

      Thu, October 13 (in 2 weeks)

    • 8:00 am–11:00 am

      Thu, October 20 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 8:00 am–11:00 am

      every week on Thursday

    Location

    1875Amsterdam Ave

    1er. Foor

    New York, NY 10031

    directions

    Contact

    (347) 459-4445

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    231 referrals

    • Proof of address required
    • ID required
    • Register on PLENTIFUL app
    • Accepts volunteers

    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Tue, October 04 (in 5 days)

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Tue, October 11 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Tue, October 18 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      every week on Tuesday

    Location

    211 West 141st Street

    New York, NY 10030

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    229 referrals

    • Use entrance on corner of 204th St & 9th Ave

    Next Opening

    • Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals): 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

      Fri, September 30 (tomorrow)

    • Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals): 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

      Mon, October 03 (in 4 days)

    • Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals): 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 5 days)

    Schedule

    • Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals): 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

      every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Location

    3816 9th Avenue

    New York, NY 10034

    directions

    Contact

    (212) 942-4204

    https://www.nyclovekitchen.com