FOOD PANTRIES, SOUP KITCHENS & OTHER FOOD RESOURCES
Food pantries provide emergency food to eligible individuals and families in need. Specific information
may change and a call to confirm is recommended before making a referral or going to the site.
Northeast Area, and Olympia Terrace Apartments: Calvary Food Pantry CNY Inc., 90 Franklin St.,
Auburn; use Capitol St. Door; Monday & Wednesday, 10:00am-6:00pm; Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm
(appointments appreciated); contact Food Pantry at Phone: (315) 252-7772.
Northwest Area and Brogan Manor Apartments: First Love Ministries Food Pantry, 151 Wall St.,
Auburn; Open Monday & Friday 1:00pm-2:30pm (Closed whenever Community Caring is having a
“Produce or Food Giveaway”, or otherwise posted on the door); Deliveries to Veterans, contact Lorraine
at Phone: (315) 252-4164 or 253-5846.
Southeast Area and Melone Village Apartments: St. Alphonsus Food Pantry, 85 E. Genesee St.,
Auburn; Monday – Saturday, 9:00am-11:30am; 30 day interval if available (or emergency); contact
Food Pantry at Phone: (315) 252-0710 - response to message within 24 hrs.
Downtown and Southwest Area, and Oak Creek Apartments: The Salvation Army Food Pantry, 18 E.
Genesee St., Auburn; Monday - Friday, 9:00am-12noon & 1:00pm-4:00pm; 30 day interval if available;
Phone: (315) 253-0319.
Serving All Cayuga County and Auburn Residents: Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc.,
Site I, Family Development; 89 York Street Suite 1, Auburn; Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm , closed
12 pm - 1 pm, 1 week interval; Phone: (315) 255-1703, ask for Family Development.
Delivery to Senior Citizen Centers and Homebound Persons in the City of Auburn: Community Caring
Center, 151 Wall St., Auburn. Produce Giveaways as advertised in The Citizen or on Time Warner
Community Affairs; contact Ina at Phone: (315) 253-3437.
CAYUGA COUNTY (outside Auburn):
Cato: Cato Christian Food Pantry, 2570 E. Main St., Cato; Names beginning with “A-L” on 3rd
Thursday and 4th Thursday 5:30pm-7:00pm Name beginning with “M-Z” on 4th Thursday, 5:30pm-
7:00pm; 30 day interval; contact Connie or Viryl at Phone: (315) 626-2734. Emergency situations call
Fair Haven: Fair Haven Community Church Food Cupboard, Richmond Ave., Fair Haven; 3rd Tuesday
of month, 5:30pm-7:00pm; emergency appointment contact Penny at Phone: (315) 947-6233.
Genoa: Genoa Food Pantry, United Church of Genoa, 10070 State Route 90, Genoa; serves Southern
Cayuga School District; 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00am-10:30am; contact Esther at
Phone: (607) 533-0093 or Mae at Phone: (315) 224-0874.
King Ferry: King Ferry Food Pantry, Southern Cayuga School, 2384 State Route 34B; serves Southern
Cayuga School District and Migrant/Immigrant Farm-workers. Open any day by appointment or on the
first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00am-12:00noon. Contact Debbie at Phone: (315)
Moravia: Community Food Pantry, Loc-Mor Thrift Store, Moravia; serves Moravia School District;
normal distribution every 2 months; call Mary at Phone: (315) 497-0977.
Moravia: Moravia Hope Pantry, 66 Aurora Street, Moravia; serves Moravia School District. Open the
1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00am-Noon; no appointment needed. Phone: (315)
Port Byron: Port Byron Community Food Pantry, First United Methodist Church, 8510 South St.,
Port Byron; 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday from 12:00noon-2:00pm; 2nd & 4th Wednesday from 4:00pm-
6:00pm; leave message for Betty at Phone: (315) 776-5156.
Throop: Throopsville Community Church Reach-out, 2026 Turnpike Rd.; Thursdays 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Contact: Mary Lou Forgham Phone: (315) 383-7438 (leave message), Phone: (315) 253-4753 or
(315) 246-4659 (emergencies only).
Union Springs: Western Cayuga County Emergency Food Pantry, Trinity United Church of Christ,
corner of N. Cayuga & Chapel St., Union Springs; serves Union Spring School District; leave message
for the Food Pantry at Phone: (315) 889-7302.
Weedsport: Brutus-Sennett Food Pantry, 2892 Towpath Rd., Weedsport; 2nd & 4th Monday, 6:30pm-
7:30pm; 30 day interval if available (or emergency); Contact Marguerite at Phone: (315) 834-6749.
First Love Fellowship, 99 Wall St., Auburn; Monday – Friday, 11:45am-1:00pm.
SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn; Saturday, 12:00Noon-1:00pm.
The Salvation Army, 18 E. Genesee St., Auburn; Sunday, 4:30pm-5:30pm.
OTHER FOOD SOURCES:
Cayuga County Farm-Fresh Markets - For a list of farmers’ markets go to http://www.cayugahealthnetwork.
Cayuga Grows! - A community garden networking group to coordinate community gardening efforts
throughout the county. The goal of Cayuga Grows! is to educate families in gardening to decrease
hunger, increase the health of families, and build community. For more information contact the Cayuga
County Health Department at Phone: (315) 253-1560.
Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play – A program of the Cayuga County Health Department
with a goal to improve poor nutrition a-d physical activity. They are working on community
gardens, increasing access to local farmers’ markets, and increasing exercise opportunities.
Phone: (315) 253-1156 for more information.
Food Stamps - Administered by Cayuga County Dept. of Health & Human Services, Division for
Temporary and Disability Assistance. Phone: (315) 253-1265 for information.
School Lunch Program - Free or reduced price school lunches. Eligibility based on income guidelines
available from school districts.
Senior Nutrition - Home delivered meals for those who are frail/homebound and over 60 in the City of
Auburn and outside the City in Cayuga County, call the Office for Aging at Phone: (315) 253-1550.
WIC - Cayuga County - Cayuga County pregnant women, infants, children under 5.
Phone: (315) 253-1406.