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Find Free Food In New York CityLemontree 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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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Commonpoint Queens, The Hub

    2167 referrals

    • ID required
    • Commonpoint can help with a range of benefits, including SNAP assistance, Medicaid, tax prep, and job placement.

    Next Opening

    • 10:00 am–3:00 pm

      Fri, September 30 (in 2 hours)

    • 10:00 am–6:00 pm

      Mon, October 03 (in 3 days)

    • 10:00 am–6:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 4 days)

    Schedule

    • 10:00 am–6:00 pm

      every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

    • 10:00 am–3:00 pm

      every week on Friday

    Location

    77-17 Queens Boulevard

    Elmhurst, NY 11373

    directions

    Contact

    (718) 268-5057

    https://www.commonpointqueens.org/program/career-help-for-adults/

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    1280 referrals

    • To make an appointment, please call the helpline and leave a message with all your info: (866) 365-2724 x333
    • Appointments can be made via Plentiful App

    Next Opening

    • 7:30 am–11:10 am

      Wed, October 05 (in 5 days)

    • 7:30 am–11:10 am

      Wed, October 12 (in 2 weeks)

    • 7:30 am–11:10 am

      Wed, October 19 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 7:30 am–11:10 am

      every week on Wednesday

    Location

    92-10 Roosevelt Ave

    Jackson Heights, NY 11372

    directions

    Contact

    (866) 365-2724

    www.maketheroadny.org

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    814 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 11:00 am–3:00 pm

      Fri, September 30 (in 3 hours)

      • Must bring own bags/cart
    • 11:00 am–3:00 pm

      Wed, October 05 (in 5 days)

      • Must bring own bags/cart
    • 11:00 am–3:00 pm

      Fri, October 07 (next week)

      • Must bring own bags/cart

    Schedule

    • 11:00 am–3:00 pm

      every week on Wednesday, Friday

    Location

    33-16 108 Street

    Corona, NY 11368

    directions

    Contact

    (718) 651-0096

    www.elmcor.org

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    710 referrals

    • +1 (718) 592-2701
    • 347-742-7614

    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Fri, September 30 (in 1 hour)

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Fri, October 07 (next week)

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      Fri, October 14 (in 2 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      every week on Friday

    Location

    89-16 48th Ave

    New York, NY 11373

    directions
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    Grocery delivery

    699 referrals

    • Need to give full name, phone number, address, family breakdown (# adults, children, seniors), allergies/dietary restrictions, and mobility restrictions.
    • Delivery available for seniors & those adults with disabilities
    • Deliveries are not recurrent; must call back to register for additional deliveries.
    • Call or email admin@9mr.nyc to register

    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–3:00 pm

      Fri, September 30 (in 1 hour)

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Sat, October 01 (tomorrow)

    • 9:00 am–3:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 4 days)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      every week on Saturday

    • 9:00 am–3:00 pm

      every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Location

    39-21 Crescent Street

    Long Island City, NY 11101

    directions
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    • 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
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    612 referrals

    • Members Only
    • Help with social services/public benefits
    • Must show proof of age over 60 yrs old
    • Appointments required
    • Closed on major holidays
    • First 125 People only

    Next Opening

    • 1:00 pm

      Fri, October 14 (in 2 weeks)

      • Seniors Only
    • 1:00 pm

      Fri, October 28 (in 4 weeks)

      • Open to all
    • 1:00 pm

      Fri, November 11 (in 2 months)

      • Seniors Only

    Schedule

    • 1:00 pm–

      every month on the 2nd Friday

    • 1:00 pm–

      every month on the 4th Friday

    Location

    80 East 181st Street

    Fordham Heights, NY 10453

    directions

    Contact

    (718) 933-5300

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    601 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Tue, October 04 (in 4 days)

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Tue, October 11 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      Tue, October 18 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

      every week on Tuesday

    Location

    2345 University Ave.

    Bronx, NY 10468

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    595 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 9:00 am–10:30 am

      Tue, October 04 (in 4 days)

    • 9:00 am–10:30 am

      Tue, October 11 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:00 am–10:30 am

      Tue, October 18 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:00 am–10:30 am

      every week on Tuesday

    Location

    2868 Jerome Ave

    New York, NY 10468

    directions

    Contact

    (718) 220-8124

    https://heavenlyvision.org/

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    588 referrals


    Next Opening

    • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

      Thu, October 06 (in 6 days)

    • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

      Thu, October 13 (in 2 weeks)

    • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

      Thu, October 20 (in 3 weeks)

    Schedule

    • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

      every week on Thursday

    Location

    70-31 48th Ave

    New York, NY 11377

    directions