BCC Food Pantry
Here are food resources provided through the Access Resource Center office:
- BCC Food Pantry – Loew Hall 125 – students, staff, faculty can shop for their household. Students facing a food emergency can take home nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food. Access Resource Center staff connects students to sustainable food sources, primarily the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
- Access Resource Center in collaboration with GROWNYC (Farmer’s Market) will be distributing fresh produce on campus weekly on Wednesdays from May 4, 2022 – June 29, 2022. Click the link for more information GROWNYC
- Food pantries and soup kitchens
- Food Bank for New York City has a searchable map where you can find a nearby food pantry, soup kitchen or SNAP enrollment site
- Plentiful can help you make an appointment to visit a food pantry. Text “FOOD” to PANTRY (726-879) to get started. Or for Android users, download the app.
- The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute is an academic research and action center at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy located in Harlem, NYC.
- Free meals for ALL New Yorkers
- Starting today, 3 free meals will be available for ALL New Yorkers in more than 400 Meal Hubs, Mon-Fri: http://schools.nyc.gov/freemeals.
- NYC Department of Education provides three free meals daily. All three meals can be picked up at the same time from 7:30AM-1:30PM. Please refer to this pick up location map. No registration, ID, or documentation is required.
- For people age 60 and older
- The NYC Department for the Aging provides access to home-delivered meals for people age 60 and older. In-home care, such as assistance with household chores, personal care, and referrals to additional resources, is available.