WJFF Radio Catskill recently interviewed Kathy Kreiter of the SC Federation for the Homeless along with others involved in helping our most vulnerable neighbors. Below is a list of useful resources for people in need (compiled by Callicoon, NY, resident Melissa Easton). We are working on gathering more contacts from around our region, so if you have others to add, email manager@wjffradio.org


Holy Cross Catholic Church
9719 Route 97
Callicoon, NY
Open 9 am – 5 pm 7 days a week
Contact: Pastor John
Accepting donations of non-perishable goods. Leave inside entry vestibule of church. Volunteers welcome.

Blessing Pantry
Callicoon Methodist Church Pantry
9290 Route 97
Callicoon, NY
Open  April 1 and April 22
Contact: Rosemary King: 570-251-0985(cell)
Please only call Rosemary unless you are wanting to volunteer or you have left food (so that it can be put away). Enter through the side door of the church. Leave items on any available table. They have the ability to store frozen goods here as well. Meat and Vegetables welcome!!

St. Peter’s Catholic Church Food Pantry
264 North Main Street
Liberty, NY
Open 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Wednesdays & 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturdays
Contact: Father Ed Bader: 292-4525 or Debbie Burke: 845-798-6056
If you are making a large delivery, call Debbie beforehand.

First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville Food Pantry
4907 State Route 52
Jeffersonville, NY 12748
Again, cash is the most helpful for them right now, but they are also accepting food donations. They have the ability to store frozen goods.
Call Pearl Gain if you want to make a donation of goods: 845-796-8786
Please send checks to:
First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville Food Pantry
℅ Treasurer Ruth Duncan
P.O. Box 685
Jeffersonville, NY 12748

Livingston Manor UMC Food Pantry
89 Pearl Street
Livingston Manor, NY 12758
Open 3rd Thursday of the month 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Lorenzo’s Bistro
4889 Rte. 52 (Main Street)
Jeffersonville, NY
Offering free take away breakfast and lunch to all kids, regardless of need.
Surplus food will be given out on Friday March 27th.
Open 8am-4pm Wed-Fri & 8am-2pm on Sun

Narrowsburg Ecumenical Food Pantry
St. Francis Catholic Church
151 Bridge Street
Narrowsburg, NY
Open Thursday 4:30 – 5:30
Seeking monetary donations for grocery cards.
Contact Jennifer Maurizzio on 845-252-6761 – Call in advance to arrange for donation of groceries.
Monetary donations can be sent to Ecumenical Food Pantry P.O. BOX 54 Narrowsburg, NY 12764

Livingston Manor Little Free Pantry
Corner of Main Street and Creamery Road
Livingston Manor, NY
Food pantry filled daily by volunteers with food, health & beauty items, paper goods and baby items.
Donations welcome.
Contact: 845-707-2723
Run by non-profit organization Calliope-on-Main.



Frozen Vegetables (not all pantries are able to accept frozen goods)
Shelf Stable Milk
Frozen Meat – Ground preferred (not all pantries are able to accept frozen goods) Toilet Paper, Tissues, Paper towels
Dried Pasta – All kinds
Dry Cereals
Pasta Sauce – Jarred
Oatmeal (quick cooking or instant in individual packages)
Canned Tomatoes
Canned Beans – All kinds
Hamburger Helper
Canned Vegetables
Peanut Butter & Jelly
Household Paper Goods – toilet paper, paper towel, tissues
Pet Food

Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless
Monticello, NY
Contact: Kathy Kreiter, Program Administrator 845-794-2604 or scfh@hvc.rr.com

The only soup kitchen in Sullivan County, providing breakfast and lunch five days a week to local residents. They also operate a food pantry twice a month where individuals receive canned food, cereal, juice, pasta and other staples. They try to provide fresh produce as well. This is all in addition to their emergency food pantry where individuals are given food on an emergency basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.In addition to their food program they operate a housing and utility assistance program to individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
Urgently seeking monetary donations.
Online donation:

Caring Hands Food Pantry
St. John’s Episcopal Church
15 John Street
Monticello NY 12701
Arranging for pickup and delivery of food to those in need.
Cash/Check donations are most welcome here. Send to above address.
If you are wanting to donate food please call:
Vicar Diana Scheide 845-887-3201

A group of volunteers who are shopping for the elderly, vulnerable or those who are unable to leave their homes for other reasons.

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