Year-round Food Drives help New York Common Pantry feed greater numbers of hungry New Yorkers every year. You can help by starting a Food Drive at your office, school, or place of worship. NYCP’s annual Food Drives include:

The 2018-19 School Year Food Drive Calendar includes two new drives:

  • Spring Break Toiletries Drive
  • Ramadan Food Drive

Would you like to start a Food Drive collection at a different time? See our Monthy School Collection Calendar for ideas. To schedule pick up of large donations, please complete our Food Pick Up form.

Questions about donating food or starting a Food Drive for NYCP? Call Andre Thompson, Food Programs Director, at (917)720-9724 or email