Thank You for Your Interest in Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering, we have a variety of ways you can share your time and talents. Please fill out form here.


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.
Make a Donation Today

Can Kings

Mention you’d like your bottle refund to be donated to Perinton Food Shelf and Can Kings will forward along your generosity!

Can Kings
1276 Fairport Rd, Fairport NY 14450 (Between Baird Rd and Jefferson Ave)

Most Needed Items for January 2020

Coffee, hot chocolate, cooking oil, canned pasta (spaghettios, etc.), canned beef stew, chili, sloppy joes, hash, mayonnaise, pudding cups, pancake mix, syrup, gravy, soup, tuna, baked beans,tea, potato mixes, applesauce, fruit cups, crackers, cookies, cake mixes, frosting, brownies, rice, rice mixes, salad dressing, juice boxes, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, oatmeal, stuffing, gravy, pasta products, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, and tomato products.

We also accept personal hygiene products, paper products and cleaning products.

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, and Fairport Pharmacy. Many local churches also accept donations for the Perinton Food Shelf.

Shopping Donations
Use Giving Assistant to save money and support Perinton Food Shelf Inc.

Donate 3-30% of every purchase while you shop online at places like Old Navy.