For I was Hungry and you fed me…
Matthew 25:35

Welcome to the Perinton Food Shelf, an emergency food relief organization serving the New York State communities of the Village of Fairport and Town of Perinton(14450 zip code).

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The Perinton Food Shelf is a non profit organization staffed entirely by volunteers. Food supplies are donated to the Food Shelf by collections from churches, schools, civic organizations and individuals. In addition, the Food Shelf receives monetary donations. The monetary donations are used to purchase fresh meat, milk, eggs and margarine for the families in need. Wegmans Food Markets generously donates bread and baked goods.

Due to the recent recession, our demand for emergency food supplies has increased substantially. We find ourselves from time to time with empty shelves, particularly during the months of May through October. So keep the food homefooddonations coming year round for both non-perishable food as well as money to purchase bread, milk, eggs and meat.  For non-perishable food donations, our “Most Needed Items” list is updated every month on the first of the month. Please keep the list in mind as you shop at the grocery store.


UW Choose to designate your United Way contribution to the Perinton Food Shelf. Our Donor Designation number is 2593

Drop Off Locations

There is a convenient drop off for donated items 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. Many local churches also accept donations for the Food Shelf.

Most Needed Items:

  • canned meats
  • pancake mix
  • syrup
  • applesauce
  • applesauce cups
  • oatmeal
  • canned pasta
  • tomato products
  • stuffing
  • gravy
  • baked beans
  • kids drinks
  • brownie mixes
  • coffee
  • hot chocolate mix
  • bottled juice
  • tea
  • salad dressing
  • mayonnaise
  • mustard
  • mandarin oranges
  • peaches
  • pears
  • pineapple
  • grape jelly
  • canned potatoes
  • potato mixes
  • chili
  • beef stew
  • snacks
  • cookies
  • pudding mixes
  • pudding cups
  • fruit snacks
  • pasta mixes
  • granola bars
  • rice mixes