Support the JPC Food Pantry All February
Thursday, February 6th, 2020
All through February, the JPC Food Pantry will receive $1 for every $2.50 Fight Hunger reusable grocery bag sold at Hannaford, located at 1122 Mohawk St. in Utica. Give back to the community and support the environment - it's a win-win!
In our inner-city community, many residents live in poverty, and there is a great need for access to basic food supplies to prepare nutritious meals. At the JPC Food Pantry, we aim to meet that need. Many of our clients are the "working poor," just trying to make ends meet. By fighting hunger and food insecurity, we provide a stepping stone to self-sufficiency.
Any person or family who is low-income can come to our Pantry. There is no referral or identification needed, and no residency requirement. The Food Pantry is located at 1402 West Street (adjacent to the JPC main building), and is open in the evenings to meet the needs of working families. During open hours, visitors can pick up a selection of nutritious staple foods. Each household may come up to twice per month, and more frequently if in a time of special need.
We are an official food distribution site registered with the Food Bank of Central New York.