The Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry was created around 1970 and was one of the first organized food pantries in Syracuse. In 2018, we served 1,074 households supplies for 18,531 meals, for 2,159 individuals. We provide our clients with enough food for three meals a day for three days.
The Food Pantry is open year-round. We are always in need of nonperishable food items, toiletries, ethnic food, and monetary gifts, which enable us to purchase staples from the Food Bank. Give to the Grace Church Food Pantry with a secure online donation:
The pantry is a member of the Food Bank of Central New York and the Inter-religious Food Consortium. Our pantry is a client-choice pantry, which means that our customers are able to select food off the shelves like they would in a grocery store, instead of receiving a pre-packed bag of groceries. Thanks to grants from the Food Bank, financial support from Grace and generous contributions from many, we are able to provide our clients with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the summer months. In addition to providing food, our pantry offers nutritional counseling and cooking classes.