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Food Drive @ Rye Y Week of May 13th

(PHOTO: The Rye YMCA 2022 drive for the Bread of Life (left to right: Vanessa Mayo, Togetherhood Committee; Pastor Pasquale Falco, Bread of Life; and Valerie Guglielmo, Togetherhood Committee.)
(PHOTO: The Rye YMCA 2022 drive for the Bread of Life (left to right: Vanessa Mayo, Togetherhood Committee; Pastor Pasquale Falco, Bread of Life; and Valerie Guglielmo, Togetherhood Committee.)

The Rye YMCA will hold its first multi-agency food drive next week from Monday, May 13th through Saturday, May 18th. The group will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its Togetherhood community service program with a food drive for four local pantries: Bread of Life, Carver Market, Harrison Food Pantry, and the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force.

There will be drop-off bins in the enterways at the Rye Y and the Y Studios. Accepted donations include new, unopened, non-perishable food items. You can also order your donations from an Amazon wish list and have them sent directly to the Y.

The requested food items:

  • Pasta And Sauce
  • Macaroni And Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Soup (Especially Low Salt)
  • Low Sugar Cereal
  • Canned Fruits And Vegetables
  • White Or Brown Rice
  • Beans
  • Canned Tuna
  • Shelf Stable Milk
  • Assorted Spices
  • Vegetable/Canola Oil

Past drives at the Rye Y have included:

  • Collecting food for Bread of Life food pantry in Rye – July 2015, July 2016, July 2018, July 2019, July 2020, ongoing from October 2020-August 2021 and July 2022, August 2023

• Pack a Van food drive for Harrison Food Pantry – May 2021, June 2022

• Stuff a Bus snack drive for Carver Market – June 2021. (plus several Togetherhood projects with volunteers stocking and organizing shelves at Carver Market, preparing food, and distributing groceries.)

• Pack a Van drive for oral hygiene products for Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force – July 2021, October 2022

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