These organizations also take donations and may need volunteers. 
Thank you to all of the donors, volunteers, and organizations that are providing these services to our community.
Thank you to the Safety and Preparedness Committee for assembling this information.
  • The Dryden Kitchen Cupboard,
6 North Street, operates Mondays and Fridays 11am-12pm, Wednesdays 5-6pm, and the last Saturday of the month 11am-12pm.

Outside of Dryden:

Free Food For Pick-up:

Pay what you can, up to 2 items per person per day

Open Daily 7AM – 5PM

City Center, 301 E. State St.

(607) 273-2848

  • Southside Community Center

Provides three days’ worth of groceries each visit

Tuesday through Friday 2:00 – 5:00PM and Second Saturdays 12:00 – 2:00PM

305 S. Plain Street

(607) 273-4190

  • Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard
    Provides three days’ worth of groceries each visit
    Monday through Thursday 1:30 – 3:00PM
    Salvation Army, 150 N. Albany Street
    (607) 273-2400


  • Greater Ithaca Activities Center

Provides nonperishables and frozen items

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 4:00PM

301 W. Court Street

(607) 272-3622

  • Multicultural Resource Center

Provides nonperishables and other items

Monday through Friday 12PM – 4:00PM

516 W. MLK Jr. (State) Street Ithaca

(607) 319-2622

  • Loaves and Fishes

Provides meals packaged and served to go

Monday, Wednesday Friday 12:00 – 1:00 PM and Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 – 6:30PM

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 210 N. Cayuga Street

(607) 272-5457

  • St. John’s Community Services

Pantry open 9AM – 9PM 7 days a week

618 W. MLK Jr. (State) Street Ithaca

(607) 354-8990

Free Food for Delivery:

  • 211

Call 2-1-1 between 8:30 am to 5 pm for help getting emergency or regular food delivery. For emergency food delivery, your information will go to United Way who is organizing food delivery via Gadabout from the food hub. 2-1-1 operators at the Human Services Coalition will help answer your questions and connect you to local food assistance agencies and other helpful resources.

  • United Way Free Food Delivery

Fill out this emergency food delivery request form


Call 211 for support to fill out the google form

  • Tompkins Home Delivery (

Fill out this delivery request form

Phone:  (607) 246-3255


  • Tompkins County Mutual Aid

Visit the Tompkins County Immediate Needs Facebook Page to connect with neighbors about food needs

Email us at with direct food needs

Or call (607) 279-2201 or (607) 288-3252