Holiday Donations

Food Bank of Central New York is committed to the health and food safety of the communities we serve. We provide detailed guidelines that must be met and maintained by all partner agencies to ensure safe storage and handling of food at the agency level. To ensure the continued safety of our clients, we are thorough in what food product we accept.

1. We can only accept perishable donations from qualified cold chain managers (vendors, retailers, food handlers, etc.).

2. We are forbidden from making exceptions to this policy by numerous food safety regulations.

3. If you wish to support Food Bank of Central New York, please consider donations of funds or non-perishable items as well as

We thank you for your support of our mission during the holiday season!

To make a food donation or learn more, contact Peter Ricardo, Product Donations Manager, at (315) 437-1899 ext. 233.