About our Pantry
Our food pantry is located in Troy, where we serve families a monthly three-day/three meals per day package of basic staples, meat, fresh produce, loaves of bread and bakery items, and milk for everyone in the family. Families can return weekly for bread and produce. Also available are non-food items such as diapers, toiletries, personal hygiene items, household cleaning supplies, and pet food.
The lifeline of our pantry is the hard work and dedication of our volunteers who work the pantry daily, stock shelves, pack bags, welcome our clients, unload trucks, run to the RFB to pick up fresh produce, or to Hannaford to receive their generous donations. They do it all with a smile and make everyone who comes through our doors leave feeling they were treated with respect. If you're interested in joining our crew, call or email Sherri.
Our major source of funding is provided by our HPNAP grant via our Regional Food Bank account. Additional help is also provided by The Food Pantries for the Capital District, Broadview, Wynantskill Hannaford, and Emergency Food & Shelter Grant funding. Donations come from generous donors interested in making sure none of their neighbors go hungry and by way of numerous food drives and fundraisers held for our benefit by local businesses, office groups, schools, churches, and civic groups.
Donations of non-perishable food and personal care items are ALWAYS welcome and needed. Please drop them off at the food pantry at 520 Pawling Ave any weekday between 9:30-11:45am, Thursday evenings from 5-7pm, or the last Saturday of each month from 9:30-11:45am.
Who We Serve
East side of Troy, New York and Wynantskill, New York
Where are you located?
PAUM Church - 520 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 - Through the green double doors on Woodlawn Ct.
When are you open?
Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 11:45am
Last Saturday of every month, 9:30am-11:45am
What do I need to bring with me?
A piece of mail within the last 30 days. Must be an East side of Troy or Wynantskill resident.
IDs for each person in household
Need help but do not live in in the East side of Troy or Wynantskill?
Call The Food Pantries for the Capital District, Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:00 at 518-458-1167 for further assistance.
For emergency assistance, dial 211 to reach United Way who can provide information and assistance for emergency food, housing, clothing and more.