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Food Resources During COVID-19 Outbreak

Check out CUNY food pantries available CUNY students on different campuses throughout NYC. Please be sure to confirm hours of operation by calling or emailing before you visit any food pantry.


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♦City College of New York

Hoffman Student Center

Email: bennysfoodpantry@ccny.cuny.edu

Phone: Text 914-216-9797, or call Office of President Boudreau (212.650.7285) or stop by Public Safety Office (NAC 4th Floor)


♦Queens College

Student Union, Room 327

Email: Dwayne.jones@qc.cuny.edu 

Website: https://www.qc.cuny.edu/pantry

Available to CUNY students by appointments


♦LAGUARDIA Community College

LaGuardia Cares, C-Building, Room C-107

Email: Laguardia@lagcc.cuny.edu

Phone: 718-482-5135

Open Tuesdays 10am-2pm in the E building


♦Bronx Community College Partnership

World Central Kitchen in Partnership with Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake of the 79th District

For more information Click Here for the nearest location.

Website: http://www.bcc.cuny.edu/academic-continuity-resources/


♦Medgar Evers College

MEC Cougar Country Food Pantry is open on Wednesdays 10am-2pm by appointment to transitionacademy@mec.cuny.edu. Someone will confirm your request within 24 hours. Once your request has been confirmed, you will then be able to pick up a bag of grocery on the following Wednesday. You need to bring a validated Spring 2020 CUNY ID.


**Click here to view additional food pantries in NYC**


The City of New York is providing assistance to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis by delivering meals to those who cannot access food themselves. Click here to see requirements and to sign up for food delivery. If you don’t meet all of the eligibility criteria above, you can still get help at your local food pantry. You can find the food pantry closest to you here.


Adults can now take 3 meals to go at DOE feeding sites

Hours: 7:30am to 11:30am is reserved for families | Students 11:30amto 1:30pm. Adults welcome. Please let your neighbors or anyone whom you suspect may be in need know. Or text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find the closest school to get food.


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