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$1 can help provide 3 meals
Give Meals. Give Hope.

Every dollar makes a difference. Just $10 helps provide thirty meals for children, seniors, and others struggling with hunger and food insecurity right here in the Southern Tier.

You may direct your donation to Childhood Hunger Relief Efforts, Mobile Food Pantry Program, Senior Hunger Relief Programs, or Where Needed Most.

While the Food Bank is a part of Catholic Charities, we are an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with tax ID # 20-8808059.


Your gift can help provide 75 meals to people in need.

Your gift can help provide 300 lbs of fresh produce for our neighbors in need.

Your gift can provide 25 packs of food for kids in the BackPack Program.

Your gift can provide 300 meals for people in need.

For nearly 40 years, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has worked to ensure our neighbors get enough of the nutritious food they need to thrive. We collaborate with pantries and food programs throughout our six counties and are known as a leader in regional hunger relief efforts. Your tax-deductible donation will help us in our mission to build and sustain hunger-free communities in the Southern Tier. 

See the difference a dollar makes!

Other Ways to Give

  • By Mail
    Make checks payable to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier
    Mail to: 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue Elmira, NY 14903
  • By Phone
    Call the Development & Community Engagement Department at 607.796.6061
    We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover
  • In Person
    Stop by the Food Bank during normal business hours to make a donation via cash, check or credit card

For more information contact our Development department or Annual Fund team at 607.796.6061.

If you are in need of assistance, find a nearby food pantry or meal program near you