Local Need for Food

Local Need for Food

Catholic Charities is collecting food for the Emergency Food Pantries in Binghamton and Endicott. Non-perishable food items donated from March 1-April 30 are eligible for a match through the national Feinstein Challenge. Donations stay in our community to provide for individuals and families in Broome County. The most needed food items are:

Canned Soups

Canned Vegetables

Canned Juice

Canned Fruit

Pasta & Pasta Sauce

Macaroni & Cheese

Peanut Butter & Jelly

Tuna

Boxed Cereal

Rice

Pudding

Jello

Powdered Milk

Ramen Noodles

The need is great. We serve 5,000 people each month through  our Mother Teresa’s Cupboard in Endicott and the Msgr. Owen Center Pantry in Binghamton. You can place your food donations in barrels at Walmart stores in Johnson City and Vestal. Monetary donations can be sent to: Catholic Charities/Food, 232 Main Street, Binghamton, NY 13905. For more information, contact Kathy Pfaffenbach at 723-4563 or Ron Siwiec at 729-9166.