Welcome!

Welcome to the Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf!


We are a supplemental food relief organization

serving the 14526 and 14625 zip codes,

in addition to families of children in the Penfield School District.

Our mission is to alleviate food insecurity in the Penfield Community

by providing nutritious food to those

in need in a compassionate, respectful

and non-judgmental manner.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Need Help?

Community Service

If you are in need of food,

please call the Food Shelf at

585-234-0799.

Please leave a message and a volunteer will return your call.   

Do not email a request.

We are open weekly on Wednesdays. 

Fresh produce, eggs and baked goods

are distributed weekly.

We also distribute non-perishable food once

every two months by appointment only.

 
Donating Money

Most Needed

If you would like to help please consider: adopting a child for the holidays. Please email penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com for more information.

Our 'Adopt a Shelf" program is a wonderful way to help keep our shelves filled in an ongoing manner.

Individuals, families, clubs, churches and civic organizations are often involved in supplying specific items.
For information about this contact us at penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com

Financial donations are always accepted. 

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_donations&business=penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com&item_name=Penfield%20Ecumenical%20Food%20Shelf&currency_code=USD

 
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

 

Financial Donation


Your donations will help provide more food and support our garage expansion to meet this greater need.

  • 30% INCREASE in the number of families accessing our service


• 30% INCREASE in the amount of food we are purchasing and distributing


• INCREASED space is necessary for operations which have been overhauled to adapt to social distancing measures and to meet the rising need in Penfield.

Donate Cans and Bottles

Drop off your bottles and cans
at Penfield Bottle and Can return
located at 1694 Penfield Rd. (Next to Steve's Diner and Michael Valley Grill).

The proceeds from your returns will then
be donated to the
Penfield Ecumenical
Food Shelf.

Host A Food Drive

A food drive is a great option if you’d like to organize a group or want to contribute as an individual. Community service hours can be earned for this program.

1. You decide where and when to hold your drive.
2. Check our website for most needed items.
3. Collect the donated food, check expiration dates, and sort items into boxes.
4. Deliver the food to our Food Shelf.


Contact us for more information and to register your food drive.


Adopt A Shelf

Our 'Adopt a Shelf" program

is a wonderful way to help

keep our shelves filled

in an ongoing manner.


Individuals, families, clubs, churches and civic organizations are often involved in supplying specific items.
For information about this contact us.

Donate Food and Supplies

Donation sites:

Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf

1618 Jackson Rd, Penfield

*  24/7 drop off in the the drop box located in back of the building

* By appointment - contact penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com

or 585.234.0799

Penfield Community Center

1985 Baird Road, Penfield 

* Drop box available inside when the building is open

Amazon Smiles

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Penfield Eucemical Food Shelf on Amazon.

https://smile.amazon.com/

United Way Donor 

United Way Number 3331.

https://www.uwrochester.org/Donate

Amazon Wish List

We have created an Amazon Wish List that serves as another opportunity for people to donate to the food shelf without leaving their house. The list will be updated with items that we will need for the future for our clients.

Get Involved

PEFS is governed by an all-volunteer board and run solely

by volunteer staff.


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Volunteer Your Time

For information about

volunteer opportunities

please email our

volunteer coordinator


 pefsvolunteer@gmail.com

 

Contact Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf

Get in touch with Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

1618 Jackson Rd
Penfield, NY 14526

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1618 Jackson Rd
Penfield, NY 14526

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