Donations Need for
Emergency Food Pantry

The SCM Emergency Food Pantry welcomes and appreciates donations of items, particularly those not covered by SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, and other items.  Please drop donations off at the Food Pantry, 839 Albany Street, between the hours of 7:30am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Donors should drive up to the loading dock around the back of the pantry and ring the doorbell located next to the the loading dock door. For large donations, please arrange a time through pantry staff by calling 346-4445. 

The following items may not be purchased with SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps) benefits, and are therefore always in need for guests at the Food Pantry:

Razors and shaving cream Soap Deoderant Hand lotion
Shampoo Body Wash Toothpaste Toothbrushes
Denture Cleaner Sanitary napkins Tampons Liners
  Adult bladder pads Adult bladder underwear  

Other items in constant need at the Food Pantry include Baby Food & Cereal (Some of these items can be purchased with SNAP.)

Diapers (size 3 and above) Pullups (any size) Formula
Baby lotion and wash Diaper wipes Diaper rash ointment

While all donations are welcome, some current needs are for:

Dairy     Vegetables Fruits   Protein  Grains
Shelf-Stable Milk Canned Vegies Canned Fruit Canned Beans Brown Rice
(Evaporated, Tomato Sauce Applesauce  Nut Butters  Whole-wheat Pasta
Powdered, Soy)    Canned Soups 100% Fruit Juices Canned Tuna Quinoa

Is your organization interested in holding a

Healthy Food Drive

The Capital Region Eat Smart New York Program can help!  They offer many resources, tips, and marketing tools to help you have a successful drive. Click here for more information.Be sure to notify SICM so that we can help you publicize your event!

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