A Guide to Free Meals in Beacon, NY
(updated December 1, 2020)
This is a list of food resources compiled by the Beacon Nutrition Advisory Committee. Please know that this list is the most current information we have here in Beacon.Please contact the source before attempting to utilize their resource. Information and availability may have changed since last update.
Beacon City School District
Meals For Remote learners will begin distribution on Wednesday September 16
Our goal for Remote learning meals in Beacon City School Foodservice is to ensure that families that have remote learning schedules can still access healthy meals weekly for their children. Thank you for helping us serve Remote meals as safely and efficiently as possible. In order to achieve our goal, we have made the following plans in conjunction with our district administration and local health authorities effective 9/16/2020.
Beacon Senior Friendship Center (Seniors)– call first
One Forrestal Heights (845)838-4871
Monday – Friday, 10am – 2pm
The Salvation Army Beacon Citadel Corps– call first
372 Main Street (845) 831-1253
Providing emergency food pantry take out bags.
Individuals looking for assistance can call our number (845-831-1253) and set up an appointment Tuesday through Friday between 9am and 3pm.
Springfield Baptist Church (Seniors)– call first
8 Mattie Cooper Square (845) 831-4093
Last Saturday of every month, 12pm
Beacon Community Kitchen
Tabernacle of Christ Church- call first
483 Main St. (845) 728-8196
Monday thru Thursday, 11am – 12pm
Fridays and Saturdays, 11am – 12pm
Walking meals out to people at curbside. Please wear mask.
Food Pantries and Groceries
Community Action Partnership – *By appointment only Monday – Friday.*
10 Eliza St, Beacon, NY 12508 • (845) 831-2620
We will continue to serve families with food emergencies. We are not taking any walk ins at this time. Families must call ahead at (845) 831-2620 to schedule a time to come.
email@example.com • (917) 215-9395
-Weekly distributions and Free Marketplace at different locations- reach out to inquire.
-Monthly distributions at Tompkins Terrace (2/12; 3/12; 4/9; 5/14; 6/11; 7/9; 8/13; 9/10/21)
– Deliveries upon request.
Fareground Tiny Food Pantries- Beacon *24/7*
• Location 1- Beacon Rec. Center- 23 West Center St.
• Location 2- Binnacle Books- 321 Main St
*Community Refrigerator behind Binnacle Books*
• Location 3- Christ Church- 60 Union Street
• Location 4- Howland Library – open library hours
Fishkill Food Pantry @ First Reformed Church– *By appointment only* Call first
153 Main St. Fishkill • (845)896-4546 Monday/ Tuesday and Thursday/ Friday – 9am-12pm
Mutual Aid Beacon – 845-288-2559 firstname.lastname@example.org
Groceries are available Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. Email, call or text to be added to delivery list.
Open Arms Christian Ministries – 845.440.7324 openarmschristianministries.org
NON Perishable food & clothing donations are welcome
Saturday Food Pantry
Location: Beacon Recreation Center, 23 West Center St., Beacon NY
Hours of Operation: Saturday’s @ 10:00AM
First Come, First Serve!
No documents needed, just bring a shopping bag
All that are in need are welcome!
St. Andrews/St. Lukes– call first
15 South Ave. • (845)831-1369
Saturdays, 10am – 11am
Trinity Episcopal Church– call first
5 Elm Street• Fishkill, NY • (845)896-9884
2nd and 4th Tuesday – 6pm – 8pm
4th Saturday – 9am-11am
Free Groceries- Wednesday April 14
There will be free boxes of groceries available for pick up for anyone experiencing financial hardship this week. Participants must wear a mask during distribution.
Notes for upcoming grocery drops;
*At Memorial Park from 9:00am-10:00am-drive through service
*At the Rec Center from 9:30am to 10:30am for pedestrians only–no car pickups please
This food is brought to you by the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley with the support of; Beacon City School District, Mutual Aid Beacon, Common Ground Farm, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Green Teen Program, Land to Learn, and the City of Beacon.