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Food pantry (groceries)

Hope for the Future

1 hour 28 minutes

average wait time

  • Requirements

    • Proof of address required
    • Appointments required
  • Offerings

    • Free Groceries


  • Today

    4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Thu, May 2nd (next week)

    4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Thu, May 9th (in 2 weeks)

    4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

    every week on Thursday

Map of Hope for the Future


131 Verdi Street

Farmingdale, NY 11735



(631) 752-5771


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How do I get food?

You can receive food by visiting Hope for the Future, at 4:00 PM in 10 hours. Make sure to check each resource to see details like address, full schedule, and requirements–Hope for the Future requires: Proof of address required, Appointments required.

Can someone deliver the food to my house?

Delivery services are very limited and are usually reserved for senior citizens or those with serious medical problems. If you believe you fall into either category, let us know and we can help you find options in your area.

What do I have to bring?

Every location is different! Please review the details included on each resource to see whether you need to bring any documentation like ID or proof of address, or supplies like bags to carry the food. If you don’t see any information on the resource, you don’t have to bring anything!

Do I need an appointment?

Every location is different! Some accept appointments, some require it, and others allow walk-ins. Hope for the Future does require an appointment or pre-registration, but please review all details on the resource to understand how you should prepare for your visit.

What kind of food do they have?

Food pantries like Hope for the Future offer grocery-style items such as canned food, fresh produce, and dry goods like pasta or rice that you can cook yourself. All of these locations may have different options on different days, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

Do they have vegetables?

Pantries may have different options at different times, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day. Most pantries do give out some form of vegetables, but they may be canned items.

Do they have meat?

Unfortunately, Hope for the Future may have different options on different days, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

Is Hope for the Future open today?

Hope for the Future is not open today! If you don’t see anything else open today, please let us know and we can search for additional options.

Where are you located?

Because our work is mostly virtual, the Lemontree team works remotely, and we don’t have an office for in-person visits. Hope for the Future is located at 131 Verdi Street!