The Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry was created around 1970 and was one of the first organized food pantries in Syracuse. The pantry is a member of the Food Bank of Central New York and the Inter-religious Food Consortium. We provide our clients with enough food for three meals a day for three days.
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.
The Food Pantry is open 9 am to 11:30 am on Thursdays, year-round. Donations are welcome. We are always in need of nonperishable food items, toiletries, ethnic food, and monetary gifts.