In August 2013, the Catholic Central Helping Hands Food Pantry located at 3021 Bailey Avenue MOVED to its current site at 350 Dewey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214.

Since then the Pantry name has been shortened to that above and has served residents of 14214 & 14215 ZIP codes at this site.

HOURS: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday year round

AVAILABLE: Food supplements defined by Food Bank to serve a household for three days. Limited supplies of baby items. Additional contributions of bread and produce delivered by the Food Shuttle of WNY. For questions about eligibility leave a message on our tape machine at (716)800-1075,

PARKING: Ample parking at the entrance of the Pantry facing Dewey Avenue, which is one block south of and parallel to Leroy Avenue.

REQUIREMENTS: All visitors are asked for identification and sign a qualification guideline. Registered families are in zip codes 14214 and 14215. No visitor has been turned away since the inception of the Pantry at this site in 2013.

VOLUNTEERS: Welcome every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You will bag food to be distributed to visitorsand help visitors get food to their transport.

It is strongly recommended that all volunteers are inoculated against COVID-19 and a mask mandate is in effect until further notice.

To volunteer, call or text Dan at (716) 465-4771.