Food Pantry Information for Over the Summer

Dear West Genesee Families,
Many students enjoy breakfast and lunch at school on a regular basis. It is understandable when families find it challenging to provide those meals during school vacations.

Food pantries partner with the Food Bank of CNY to provide low cost, nutritious food to those in need. The following is a list of food pantries and services available in our community to assist families. Please know that you will be serviced by the food pantry nearest your legal address. If you have questions or need assistance please call:

The Interreligious Food Consortium (IRC) weekdays at 315-474-8855 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Their website is:

Local Food Pantries:

Holy Family Church
130 Chapel Dr.
Syracuse, NY

St. Joseph’s Church
5600 West Genesee St.
Camillus, NY 13031

Additional Resources:

  • Brown Bag Lunch Program
    Camillus First United Methodist Church
    12 Main St.
    Camillus, NY

Grab and Go Brown Bag Lunches (as many as you need) – sandwich, fruit and snack items included
Wednesdays beginning June 30 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – outside in front of church
Food Boxes – Lunch ingredients for the entire week. To order call: 315-672-3051. Delivery available

  • The Food Sense Program is offered by the Food Bank of CNY. It is an opportunity to purchase groceries at a discount. People of any age or income can participate. Call the Senior Center at 315-672-5820 for more information.
  • Amaus Dental Clinic at Cathedral – 315-802-6741
  • Onondaga County Health Department Immunization Clinic
    Civic Center
    421 Montgomery St.
    Syracuse, NY
    Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (by appointment only)

Please contact your school nurse or school counselor if you need additional assistance with this or any hardship you may be facing. All inquiries are kept confidential.