Food Banks

Food Banks

  • Food hubs will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m., and any student of any age can get 3 meals daily. Visit schools.nyc.gov/freemeal

  • If you or someone you know needs food, please visit the NYC Emergency Food Assistance website or call the Emergency Food Line at 866-888-8777

  • The Food Education Fund has set up this resource page called the FOOD HUB.

  • Foodhelp.nyc is NYC’s official Emergency Assistance for food

  • Invisible Hands Deliver is an amazing pop-up response to provide safe, free food delivery service to NYC’s most at-risk community members. The food isn’t free, but they will connect volunteers to deliver the food. 

 

Queens:

  • Atomic Wings Bellarose, 25036 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park, NY 11001, (516) 775-7521 

    • Is offering free boneless wing meal for lunch to all children daily from 12-2pm. Tell them you’re redeeming the kids lunch special.

  • Marie Blachere, 550 Middle Neck Road, Hempstead, NY 11023,  

    • Is distributing beverages (bottled & coffee), bread, & pastries daily from 7:30am-4:30pm

  • Antun’s of Queens Village, 96-43 Springfield Blvd, 11040,  

    • Is distributing multiple cases/pieces of: cherry tomatoes, cantaloupe, pineapple, mesclun, watermelon, scallions, cucumber, green peppers, beets, carrots, grapes, etc., Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm

  • Little Chef Little Café at 5-43 48th Ave, Long Island City, NY  

    • Is providing free meals to the community. Just let them know you’re picking up a meal by asking for Diana and letting the team know you’re there to pick up your family meal. For those who are unable to come to the café for pickup – we will deliver to you. For delivery call or text (516) 828-5063.

  • Farine Baking Company, 74-24 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY

    • Has set up a table of small bags filled with free food items for “people in need, financially challenged, or just hungry and can’t afford to purchase.” The restaurant said that anyone who wanted to contribute to the table could do so.

    • Is also offering free meals to children 12 and under with the purchase of a regular entree not on the specials menu. Kids have the choice of a burger, hot dog, macaroni and cheese and chicken fingers with a small mixed salad. The offer is available from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

  • Concettina Restaurant, 160-24 Willets Point Blvd, Whitestone, NY 11357

    • Is offering a 50% discount on all food items on the menu, while supplies last. Starting on March 17 at 5 p.m., patrons can order food for pick up or delivery (excluding Grubhub). Orders must be paid in cash only.

  • Chicky's Restaurant, 248-43 Jericho Turnpike, Jamaica, NY

    • Beginning on March 17, the restaurant is serving free daily lunch to underprivileged children from noon to 2 p.m.

  • Näna Good Eats, 53-01 10th Ave., Whitestone NY 11357

    • Is offering patrons a $5 falafel sandwich. They are available for contact-free and curbside pickup. Order online at https://www.nanagoodeats.com or call 917-908-0444.

  • Avli The Little Greek Tavern & Kafe

  • Calvary's Mission Food Pantry102-16 89th Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

    • Will be distributing non-perishable and perishable food on March 21st from 8-11am. Please bring your own bags.

  • World Central Kitchen, https://wck.org/news/thebronx

Bronx:

 

Brooklyn:

  

Harlem:

  • Kids Rule Inc. & Lady’s Seafood & Soulfood, 

  • Evelyn’s Café, 2317 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10035

    • Is providing free healthy meals to kids in NYC

  • The Community Kitchen and Food Pantry in Harlem, 252 W 116th Street, New York, NY 10026

  

Manhattan:

  • Chilis on Wheels, Tompkins Square Park

    • Will be serving hot vegan meals & distributing hand sanitizer to those in need every Saturday from 1:30 pm-3:30pm

  • The Lee, 133 Pitt Street, New York, NY

    • Free food supplies from 12-3pm March 16-20

  • DeRossi Restaurant Empire

    • Free vegan lunches are available between 12 and 2pm at the following locations

      • Honeybee’s & Mother of Pearl, 95 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

      • Avant Garden, 130 E 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

      • Ladybird & Night Music, 111 E 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

  • Philippe Chow Uptown, 33 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

    • Is providing free lunch from the kids’ menu for kids up to age 14 from 12pm-2pm.  Must be accompanied by an adult

 

Borough Wide Resources:

  • Invisible Hands

  • Benjamin’s Pharmacy and Surgical: Free Delivery of baby formula for WIC members to all NYC boroughs. Call for baby formula (718) 405-9111.

  • AnArtisticTaste

    • Is delivering food to families in need in NYC.  Contact via email at info@anartistictaste.com or on social media @anartistictaste

  • NYC Shut It Down Food Delivery

 

Community Pantries/Food Banks--call to confirm their open before going:

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