Church of the Messiah Food Pantry News

At the Jayne Brooks Food Pantry we have settled into our fall routine after a busy summer.  In the past few weeks we have distributed dozens of packets of school supplies to our clients provided by a special donation, and we continue to enjoy an abundance of fresh produce from local farms and gardens (emphasis now on autumn veggies and fruits!).  We are now planning for our winter season, when we make a special effort to brighten up the holiday season for our clients.  


One of the big events we hold in connection with the pantry is the local giveaway for the Dutchess Outreach Coat Drive.  Last year we distributed over 200 coats from Dutchess Outreach and other community donors and we look forward to another successful year.  This year’s giveaway will take place on November 7 & 8 in our parish hall.  Watch for more details.  


Our continued thanks to our many willing volunteers (including the school students who gave us some of their time this summer), and to all of our community members who support us through food drives and other donations. 


If you would like more information about the Food Pantry please email or call:  or 845-876-3533