Do You Need Food?
To Find Out How We Can Help You
Next Distribution Saturday
JUNE 3, 2017
Distribution starting at 11:00 AM
Registration Required – Registration begins at 10 AM
Sponsored by Tri-Community Food Pantry & Food Bank of WNY
WHERE: DEPEW SENIOR CENTER
85 MANITOU St. corner GOULD Ave. DEPEW NY
Free to all residents of Depew and Lancaster
Please bring proof of residency & coolers, bags or boxes
Volunteering at the pantry
There are many opportunities to volunteer at the pantry. Some of the opportunities include:
Click here to to learn how you can become a volunteer in the pantry.
We have several opportunities coming up that we are looking for individuals to help take charge of and help to organize:
1 – We have been asked to participate with Lord of Life Church in starting a meal program for the Depew community. The plan is to start May 23rd – meals would be prepared by Lord of Life at their facility and served at the Depew Senior Center (where we hold our Monthly Food Truck). They would like us to be involved in helping to make the community aware of this opportunity and possibly helping to serve. They are looking at this becoming a monthly or twice a month program. This is a great opportunity for us to bring the community together and assist other programs in feeding the hungry.
2 – Beginning in June the Depew Concert series starts – there will be six concerts on Thursday night and in the past we have had a tent with information on our program and possibly sell water to raise funds. In addition, we could ask Lord of Life, Project Hope, and others to co sponsor with us so more information gets out about our programs.
3 – In July we once again will have the Vans Warped Tour food drive at Darien Lake – need help with that.
As you can see we have a lot of opportunities coming up, not to mention our Thanksgiving Basket program with The Vine and our annual Christmas Party.
I you are interested in being a part of any of these, please contact us
Qualified clients can visit our location twice per month to obtain supplemental food for their households. Last year we were able to service over 350 households per month with over 60,000 lbs of food.
As we move forward, our goal is to expand our services to further assist our clients not only with food, but with other needed services as they become available.
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Businesses that support our pantry through their services and/or donations
Tri-Community Food Pantry, Inc. is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization with a goal of alleviating hunger and poverty by providing food and services to people in need. We are a private non-profit organization and are not a part of county government. We work to educate the public about the nature of hunger and poverty. We recognize the need for emergency and supplemental food programs and of other non-profit organizations that meet the critical needs of low income families. We strive to provide our services with compassion and respect for the dignity of our clients.