Thursday, November 5, 2015

Perinton Food Shelf (Town of Perinton and Village of Fairport)

Did you know that Perinton has an active food shelf?  The Perinton Food shelf supports people in need who live in the Town of Perinton and Village of Fairport. The Food Shelf gladly accepts donations of non-perishable food items, toiletries, as well as monetary donations which are used to purchase meat, milk, eggs and margarine.  Monetary donations in the form of a check can be mailed to:  Perinton Food Shelf, Inc. P.O. Box 381, Fairport, NY 14450-0381.

The October list of most-needed items include:
  • Coffee
  • Salad Dressing
  • Fruit Cocktail
  • Oatmeal
  • Chili
  • Beef Stew
  • Hash
  • Crackers
  • Sugar
  • Syrup
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
The Food Shelf has partnered with local businesses and the town to make donating convenient.  Drop off your donations at the Perinton Town Hall (1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, New York), the Fairport Library, Red Bird Market, Fairport Pharmacy and the Fairport Village Hall.
And if your preference is to give your time, the Food Shelf is looking for volunteers to assist with a variety of jobs such as screening clients, sorting, stocking, and packing and delivering groceries to residents in need. Call the Food Shelf at 425-7410 or email Please leave a contact phone number and the best time to call.