Summer Food Support Information

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. (Please note the following free lunch and food pantry information.)

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. To find your appropriate food pantry location and to sign up, contact 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

Free 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 snacks items included

Wednesdays beginning June 29 through August 31 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. outside in front of church

Family Food Boxes – Lunch ingredients for the entire week. To order, call the church at 315-672-3051. If necessary, please leave a message.

Delivery available

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.