Individuals may be interested in performing a wide variety of volunteer jobs from screening clients, sorting, stocking, packing and delivering groceries to residents in need. In many cases, a small commitment of a few hours a month is all that is necessary.

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Thank You for Your Interest in Volunteering!


Organizations may want to host a food drive. Please check the Most Needed Items List before holding your drive. Notify the Food Shelf on the dates of your drive by calling (585)-425-7410. We would like to know of your plans in order to have volunteers available to sort the food and stock the shelves.

Consider some of the tips for conducting food drives from our Food Drive Guide

Fairport High School Seniors

High School Seniors needing community service hours:

We have no volunteer hours available unless you might consider conducting a food drive in your neighborhood.

  1. Contact John Ramsperger @ (585)-721-7080 or (585)-425-1065 for discussing plans to conduct a food drive and details.
  2. Go to Perinton Food Shelf website for the Most Needed Items List.
  3. Create a flyer for your food drive, including dates, times, items needed and instructions
    where to leave items(front porch, door handle).
  4. After picking up food drive items, contact John Ramsperger for delivery time.
  5. Once at the food shelf, student will check dates and sort food.
  6. After completion, student will receive a letter regarding hours and project completed.
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Most Needed Items for August 2017

baked beans
beef stew
brownie mixes,dish detergent
cake mixes
canned fruit
canned pasta
large soups (no chicken noodle or tomato needed) pudding and jello (cups and boxes)
laundry detergent
paper towels.
pasta sauce
pie fillings
potato mixes
rice mixes
salad dressings
toilet paper
tomato products (no diced tomatoes needed)

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.