Enough is the new abundance. Sharing what we have so that everyone can have enough.
Saint Peter’s Food Pantry, nestled in the heart of Chelsea, NYC, is a beacon of hope and assistance for individuals and low-income families facing food insecurity. Founded over two decades ago with a commitment to serve and support our community, the pantry has become a vital resource for those in need, embodying the spirit of compassion and unity.
Our mission at St. Peter's Food Pantry is to alleviate hunger and foster dignity by providing nourishing, non-perishable food items and essential supplies to our neighbors experiencing hardship. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment where everyone is treated with respect, regardless of their circumstances. By addressing immediate food needs, we aim to empower individuals to overcome challenges and work towards a brighter future.
Select "Food Pantry Donation" under the Fund you'd like to give towards or put "food pantry" in the memo line.
The Food Pantry is open every Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM with the exception of select weekends, holidays, and in the case of severe weather.
We provide a diverse range of nutritious, shelf-stable food items to help individuals and families maintain balanced diets in these difficult times. The assortment of available food may vary from week to week. For those without kitchen access, we offer no-cook items available upon request. St. Peter’s Food Pantry partners with the Food Bank of New York and other wonderful organizations to help provide this service.
St. Peter's Food Pantry is run by a wonderful group of volunteers from across the city. If you are interested in volunteering, please email us with at least 2 days advance prior notice of the Saturday you would like to volunteer. Note that we have limited space capacity. Volunteers should arrive by 9:30am. Time commitment is 2 hours.
We welcome donations online here. Select “Food Pantry Donation” under the fund you’d like to give towards or put "food pantry" in the memo line. Checks or money orders can be made payable to St. Peter’s Food Pantry and sent to our mailing address: 346 W. 20th Street, New York, NY 10011. Upon request, the Program Director will send donors and thank you which can be used as documentation when filing one's taxes.
We are currently not receiving individual food donations.
Interim Program Director: Brian Wexler
Address: 346 West 20th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) New York, NY 10011
St. Peter's Food Pantry stands as a testament to the power of unity and kindness. Together, we can make a lasting impact in the lives of those facing food insecurity and inspire positive change within our neighborhood.