St. Andrew's Food Cupboard

Dedicated to serving the needs of the hungry

892 Portland Avenue

Rochester, NY 14621


Over 300 families are provided more than 1100 meals every month in Rochester NY through the St. Andrew's food pantry.


Every age, race and religion is serviced by the pantry. Single mothers and children make up the majority of those whose need we meet.


We are part of a network of food pantries in Monroe County serving a specific section of the 14609 and 14621 zip codes.

How Can You Help?


Donate Your Time

An all volunteer staff spend between 2-4 hours week at the Food Cupboard. Volunteers are busy -

  • Receiving food donations
  • Organizing daily food allotments
  • Interviewing clients
  • Managing office work and client data
See our volunteer page

Donate Your Food

The Cupboard encourages direct food and packaged goods donations.

  • Individuals can make food donations directly to the pantry.
  • Businesses can become supporters through their food donations.
  • Groups can run food drives and other activities.

Financial Donations

Although state and federal grants are and important resource, the Cupboard relies on the donations of the people of Rochester. Your tax deductible donations go directly to

  • Efficient bulk food purchases
  • Operating expenses
  • Utilities and rent
  • Equipment costs and repairs

Food Banks, Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens... What's the difference?

From Pittsford to Gates, and Palmyra to Leroy, there are local food services that support the community. Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries all play their part.


Why volunteer at St Andrews?

The entire operation is run through volunteers like you!

We provide assistance to families in the St. Andrews area through food, personal items and referrals. This brings relief to families struggling to make ends meet.

We make a difference in the lives we touch, and in turn, we are enriched.

See the descriptions of volunteer opportunities to see where you can help....

“I’m just surviving,” Williams, 61, said. “If it wasn’t for the food pantry, I’d be dead.”

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Feb 8, 2014

St. Andrew's Food Cupboard is located at 892 Portland Ave Rochester, NY and proud to serve the needs of the hungry.

We’re open Tuesday through Friday, and can be reached by phone at 585-338-1764 or via email by visiting our contact page.


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