Helpful, local resources for our neighbors

These additional resources offer crucial support to our neighbors during these challenging times.

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This map helps you find a soup kitchen, food pantry, senior center, or SNAP enrollment site nearby. For more information about food banks and other resources near you, visit Food Bank for New York City.

Free Meals + food pantry delivery at Plaxall Galleries

Free, nutritious meals for those impacted by COVID-19 are available 1-2PM at the Plaxall Gallery Building, located at 5-25 46th Ave, Queens.
Food pantry/grocery deliveries are available to physically vulnerable residents.

Bread of Life food pantry, open Tuesdays - Thursdays

The Bread of Life Food Pantry at Center of Hope (38-49 12th Street) is open Tuesdays 12 - 3PM, Wednesdays 11AM - 2PM, and Thursdays 12 - 3PM. Please be sure to bring proof of a New York address when going to pick up items at the pantry.

Free grocery boxes for families in Western Queens

If you are family living in Western Queens who has been economically affected by COVID-19 and you do not qualify for unemployment or government assistance, sign up for a grocery delivery from Lifeline Food Packages.

Hour Children food pantry, open Monday - Thursday

Hour Children's pantry is located inside a gated parking lot on 11th Street between 36th and 37th Avenues. Look for the green awning that reads, “Hour Children.” The pantry is open Mondays 2 - 4PM, Tuesdays 10:30AM - 12:30PM, and Thursdays 3 - 5PM.

City Harvest food pantry in Long Island City

Plentiful is a free, multi-language, easy-to-use app that helps people find food pantries nearby and reserve pickup times.

Use Plentiful to find pantries and get the food you need, without waiting in line.

Free healthy meal plans and menus from registered dieticians

Plan healthy meals with free weekly meal plans and recipes from Savor Health's team of registered dieticians and healthcare professionals.

COVID Neighborhood Network

Support with:
Legal help
Prepared food

Astoria Mutual Aid Network

Support with:
Help with grocery shopping
Picking up prescriptions
Transportation to medical appointment
Friendly conversation
Local errands
Dog walking
Accessing Verified Health Information

Queens Mutual Aid Network

Support with:
Small scale deliveries
Help filling out forms for UI and other government assistance
Housing counselors who speak Bangla
Translated training materials

Rockaway Revolution

Coordinating and supporting for Rockaway.

NYC-DSA Mutual Aid

Support with:
Small scale/emergency deliveries/errands, one-time donations/relief, medication pick up, pet walking, laundry service; resource sharing; emotional support callsConnecting with social servicesFinding a jobMutual aid fund / cash assistance

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