Our purpose is to provide nourishing food to all needy persons or families. There are two ways to qualify for food distributions:
1.) An individual/family will qualify if their current monthly gross household income (before taxes) meets the following income guidelines:
* For purposes of calculating household size, You may count dependent children, whether they live with your or not.
** This chart is set at 80% of the Healthy NY Guideline (rounded) with adjustment to their family size guidelines to better reflect bugeting realities.
2.) The second way to qualify for food donations is a good faith certification that you must otherwise choose between (a) paying for food and paying for medicine or medical care and/or (b) paying for food and paying for some other genuine and equally critical need.