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.
If you are in need of food,
please call the Food Shelf at
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.
As of 5/7/21
Coffee (not K cups)
Boxed instant potatoes
Canned Pastas like Spaghettio
Mustard- Completely out of
Wrapped Bar Soap-Completely out of
**we appreciate all donations but please check expirations dates. We can not use expired food, it is part of our regulations.****
Or shop from home on our Amazon
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 email@example.com
Financial donations are always accepted.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Road, Penfield
* Drop box available inside when the building is open
Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Penfield Eucemical Food Shelf on Amazon.
United Way Donor
United Way Number 3331.
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.
PEFS is governed by an all-volunteer board and run solely
by volunteer staff.