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Putnam Community Action Program
121 Main St., Brewster, New York 10509    Tel : 1-845-278-8021  

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

   Bags of food are distributed Monday,  Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00  p.m. Individuals and families can utilize the  pantry on a monthly basis.

  At the present time, the following items are needed for our Food Pantry.

  • Juice (Non-Refrigerated)
  • Canned Beef Stew
  • Canned Tuna or Chicken
  • Diapers (larger sizes) / Wipes
  • Toiletries
  • Paper Products and Cleaning Products
  • Canned Fruit
  • Crackers
  • Rice
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Pasta
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Cereal


      A scheduled new client intake is required of all  families/individuals interested in accessing the  pantry. The following documentation is  required at the intake meeting with the Case  Worker:

      - Proof of residency in Putnam County, i.e.:  utility bill and/or lease/mortgage (P.O. Boxes  are not accepted)

      - Proof of income for each household member,  i.e.: pay stubs or letter from employer,  unemployment statement, disability award letter  (SSI/SSD), public assistance statement, child  support agreement

      - Social Security Numbers, if available, and/or birth certificates for each household member

       Once the new client intake has been completed, clients do not need to make appointments when accessing the pantry in the future.


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