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Food Distributions

Logo of Foodlink and Marcus Whitman

Marcus Whitman has successfully created a partnership with Foodlink, and will be the host site for any resident in Yates and Ontario counties, to receive 3-25 pounds of perishable meat, dairy, and produce. To learn more about Food Link visit their website here. There is NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED and will be hosted at Marcus Whitman HS (District Office Side) @ 4100 Baldwin Rd. Rushville, NY 14544 2:45pm - Until Gone

Marcus Whitman/Foodlink Dates:
  • Thursday, May 27th, 2:30pm - Until Gone
  • Thursday, June 3rd, 2:30pm - Until Gone
  • Thursday, June 10th, 2:30pm - Until Gone
  • Thursday, June 24th, 2:30pm - Until Gone

Ontario County Residents ONLY


Each household will receive boxes of groceries containing dairy, cooked meat and produce
First Come First Serve – No Registration Necessary
Geneva – Boys & Girls Club, 160 Carter Rd, Geneva NY 14456 
  • Monday, May 3rd
  • Monday, May 17th
  • Monday, June 14th

All at 11:00 am

Canandaigua – NEW LOCATION, Thompson Hospital 350 Parrish St. Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • TBA
Canandaigua - Zion Fellowship - 5188 Bristol Rd. Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • Monday, May 10th
  • Monday, June 7th
  • Monday June 28th

All at 12pm

Clifton Springs - Wellspring Food Distribution Center 22 Teft Ave, Clifton Springs, NY 14432
  • Monday, May 24th
  • Monday June 21st

All at 5:30pm

Canandaigua Churches in Action (CCIA): 120 N. Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424

  • Click above for most current listings or contact below CCIA Food Pantry 585-394-7450 x 311
  • CCIA Food Pantry @ Zion Fellowship, 5188 Bristol Rd. Canandaigua, NY 14424
    585-394-7450 x 311
    • Monday March 29th 12:00 pm
    • Monday April 26th 12:00 pm

To schedule a food drive or make a food donation to CCIA
585-394-7450 x 311

Yates County Residents- Must Register
Finger Lakes Produce Auction, 3691 Route 14A, Penn Yan 14527 (11AM)
People can register online or call Yates OFA at: 315-536-5515 or Yates DSS at: 315-536-5183 and follow the prompts. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
  • TBA

Food Pantries

Friendship House - 5614 William St. Middlesex, NY 14507
  • Hours: Wednesday 3-6pm, Friday/Saturday 11am-3pm (subject to change)
  • Bread Shed: 8-7pm Daily when pantry is closed
  • Food pantry for Marcus Whitman CSD and thrift store for anyone
Gorham Food Pantry - 4746 South St. Gorham, NY 14461
  • Hours: 2-4pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Saturdays 12-3pm (subject to change)
  • Ontario County Residents
Gorham United Methodist Church - 4746 South St. Gorham  NY  14461 
  • Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-4pm, and Saturday 2-4pm
Rushville United Methodist Church - 22 N. Main St. Rushville, NY 14544
  • Hours: 3rd Thursday of every month 5-6:30pm (subject to change)
Milly's Pantry - 19 Main St. Penn Yan, NY 14527
  • Hours: 10am-4pm - Monday-Saturday (subject to change)
  • 315-694-7350
Food for the Needy - 224 Main St. Penn Yan, NY 14527
  • Mornings on the 4th Friday of each month (Subject to Change)

2-1-1 Life Line

211/LIFE LINE, a mission program of Goodwill of the Finger Lakes, and is an accredited program through the Alliance of Information and Referral SystemsAmerican Association of Suicidology, and International Council for Helplines for Online Emotional Support. (foodlink, 2020).

211/LIFE LINE is here for everyone, every day, anytime. Community members get connected with experienced tele counselors by simply dialing 211 for free and confidential assistance connecting to vital services within the community. When you need help locating basic resources (like food, clothing, shelter) or need crisis stabilization for yourself or someone you know, we’re here to listen and here to help (foodlink, 2020).