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Free Meals Served

Monday 12-1
Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 12-1
Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Friday 12-1




This plate is filled with food. I am aware that each morsel is the fruit of much hard work by those who produced it.   -Thich Nhat Hanh






Food & Supplies

Food - must be in unopened packages

·        Fresh vegetables & fruit

·        Salad greens, tomatoes & cucumbers

·        Canned salmon or tuna

·        Tempeh & seitan

·        Oil - canola, olive and sesame

·        Fresh garlic and ginger

·        Rice vinegar, mirin sauce & cooking wine

·       Fresh herbs, spices & curry pastes

·      Cheese, cream & half n' half

·        Kosher Salt & Sea salt

·        Powdered milk, soy or coconut milk

·        Canned fruit & vegetables

·        Canned tomatoes and tomato sauce

·       Dijon & coarse grain mustard

·       International cooking items & spices

·        Whole wheat & chick pea flour

·        Nutritional Yeast

·        Teas bags– herbal, green & regular

·        Iced tea mix

·       Shredded coconut

·        Sugar, agave & honey

·      Nuts, sesame seeds & raisins

·        Fruit Juice


Rice Vinegar & Herbal Teas

Especially Needed in Our Kitchen!


If you have a large donation, items not mentioned above, or if you need someone to pick up your donation, please contact the office.

When and where to bring donations

·         Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 AM to 2 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 3 to 7 PM

o    Donations can be accepted ONLY at these times when staff is on site

·         Bring your donation to Loaves & Fishes at St. John’s Church, corner of Cayuga and Buffalo Sts

·         Park in a striped loading zones in the parking lot at the rear of St. John’s Church

·         Go up the stairs to the kitchen and find a Kitchen Manager who will receive your donation

For tax receipts, fill out donations form when you drop off your donation or contact the office..  Describe type and quantity of items and include your contact information. The office will send you an in-kind receipt, with items listed; we do not state the value of the donation.