Ready to Serve Again, the Roosevelt Island Food Pantry


According to Disabled Association president Wendy Hersh, the food pantry her group has organized for over a year is back in business.

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

How To Use the RIDA Food Pantry

Hersh gave The Daily these notes:

The RIDA Food Pantry will be serving the community on Fridays from 4:30 PM – 6:30PM PM, at the Cultural Center (548A Main St.).

 When arriving, please line up at 540 Main St. – rear lobby entrance of the Cultural Center (548A Main St.) – and kindly follow the below guidelines:

 Bring Identification

  • If you do not feel well, stay home
  • Please practice social distancing while waiting inline
  • Wear a mask
  • Bring a shopping cart or bag

Be courteous and considerate to volunteers and each other.

In addition, RIOC added this caution: Proof of vaccination will be required for entry. If you have not been vaccinated, you will be given a bag at the door.

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