Give Them To Eat Ministries

Give Them To Eat Ministries
Organization Name:
Give Them To Eat Ministries
Primary Address 1:
800 East 155th Street
Primary Address City:
Bronx
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10455
Long Organization Description:

Mission: To provide food and assistance to the South Bronx community.

Organization Phone Number:
(718) 993-1260
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Danilo LaChapel
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
The pantry runs on the honor system. Unlike other pantries, it does not ask for proof of residency or income before dispensing a bag of rice. It does not limit how often people can come for food, either. One group of women was spotted going through the pantry twice that Friday; pantry workers said they were allowed to do that as long as they waited in line.
Community members (approx.):
10,000
Number of volunteers:
100
Year Started:
1993
Major Funders:
City Harvest; Food Bank for New York City
Organization Type:
Food Pantry, Religious Services
About the Organization:
The program “Dadles vosotros de comer” (“Give Them Something to Eat”) – founded by the ministry in 1993 – feeds 10,000 people per month. Their pantry includes donations made by organizations such as City Harvest and the Food Bank for New York City, and some contributions from the city of New York and private companies. The food is then distributed within the community.
Areas Served:
Bronx
Core Programs:
Food Pantry; Religious services; Sports programs, and music classes for children.
Major Issues:
Food Pantry
Hours of Operation:
Fridays: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
No, we do not have or use social media
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