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Food Distributions

Logo of Foodlink and Marcus Whitman

Marcus Whitman has successfully created a partnership with Foodlink. We are very fortunate to be able to continue our partnership with them. Please check out our upcoming 2022-23 schedule. All Yates and Ontario County residents are welcome and NO REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY FOR OUR SITE.  We are located at 4100 Baldwin Rd. Rushville, NY 14544. Please enter the District Office side of the building. 

Marcus Whitman/Foodlink Pop-Up Pantry Dates:
  • Mar 13, MONDAY, 2pm   
  • Mar 28, 2pm
  • Apr 10, MONDAY, 2pm    
  • Apr 25, 2pm
  • May 9, 2pm
  • May 30 (Changed from May 23),  2pm
  • Jun 6, 2pm
  • Jun 20, 2pm
The Living Well Mission
121 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Facebook: @thelivingwellmission
Hours: M, W, Th,F 9am to 3pm
Tuesday: 9am to 6pm 
  • We offer an emergency food pantry as well as Needs' N Things (Personal care / Hygiene/ household products (Toilet paper, paper towels, Etc) and diapers
  • We assist with utility shut-offs or fuel bills
  • Bereavement and Cancer Care support groups
  • We attempt to connect people to resources so even if we do not have the funding we try to connect them to agencies who can assist. 
  • We also offer Grab and Go lunches on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 11:30am 
  • We serve Yates County so we can connect with many MW families!


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).