Cooperstown Food Pantry

25 Church Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

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The Cooperstown Food Pantry is a tax-exempt organization through our sponsoring agency, the First Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown.

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Distribution to Someone Other than Client

The Cooperstown Food Pantry allows family members, neighbors and professional caregivers to pick up items for those clients who are unable to come to us. A letter must be on file, or phone call from the client received, before assistance is given to someone other than the client.  

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Clients that Need Help with Transportation

The Cooperstown Food Pantry is never able to provide transportation for clients in personal vehicles due to liability issues.  We are also unable to deliver emergency food assistance to someone who might make that request.  If you do not have transportation, you may designate a friend or family member to come to the Food Pantry […]

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How Often May a Client Visit?

We ask that whenever possible, households visit no more than once per month.  Additional visits per month may be permitted for households with special needs.

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New Clients

We ask that whenever possible, visits are limited to once a month. We provide 5 days worth of food, 3 meals a day, for every person in the household. Diapers and personal care items are offered when available. Please bring some form of identification that includes your address with you on your first visit if possible.  

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Confidentiality

It is the Cooperstown Food Pantry’s policy to keep all client records  and information confidential.

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