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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 IS REQUIRED and will be hosted at Marcus Whitman HS (District Office Side) @ 4100 Baldwin Rd. Rushville, NY 14544 3pm - 5pm.

Marcus Whitman/Foodlink Dates:
  • October 15, 2020, 3-5pm
Ontario County Residents

Each household will receive boxes of groceries containing dairy, cooked meat and produce
Fall Schedule
First Come First Serve – No Registration Necessary
Geneva – Boys & Girls Club, 160 Carter Rd, Geneva NY 14456
  • Monday October 26th
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Canandaigua – Zion Fellowship 5188 Bristol Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • TBA
Clifton Springs - Wellspring Food Distribution Center 22 Teft Ave, Clifton Springs, NY 14432
  • Monday October 19th
  • 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Canandaigua Churches in Action: 120 N. Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • October 26th
  • 1-3pm
Yates County Residents
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 3-7pm, Friday/Saturday 11am-3pm (subject to change)
  • 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).