Community Information


Richmond Hill Food Pantries

The River Fund's Food Pantry

Address: 89-11 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Telephone: (718) 441-1125

The River Fund provides those in need with free on-site weekly emergency food pantry, clothing, personal care items, assistance with food stamp qualification, and referrals to additional services.

Office Hours : Mon. - Fri. : 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ; Food Pantry Sat. 9:00 a.m.. - 1:00 p.m. (Line begins to form at 7:00 a.m.)


Holy Child Jesus Food Pantry/Outreach

Address: 112-06 86th Ave., Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Telephone: (718) 847-1860

Hours: Mondays & Thursdays between 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)


St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at St. Benedict Joseph Labre Rectory

Address: 94-40 118th St., South Richmond Hill, NY 11419

Telephone: (718) 849-4048

Hours: 2nd Thursday of the month, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

You must bring ID and proof of address.

Elohim Christian Church

Address: 87-47 111th St, Queens, NY 11418, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Telephone: (718) 850-4566

Hours: Fridays from 8:30 or 9:00 a.m. (line begins to form at 7:00 a.m.) until 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (whenever food runs out)


All local food pantries will take donations of fresh, canned or boxed non-perishable food. Please be generous if you are able to make a contribution. All items must be taken directly to the food pantry of your choice. P.S 51 Queens usually conducts an annual food drive in December.