Lines for RIDA food pantry
Each Friday, lines are long for free food at the RIDA organized pantry in the CBN Senior Center.

Good news: RIDA’s Free Food Pantry Reopens and Gets a Boost from Julie Menin


After the holidays plus a COVID surge closed the Roosevelt Island Food Pantry for three weeks, RIDA says they are bringing it back on Friday. And City Council Member Julie Menin joins in with a KN95 face mask giveaway.

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

“The RIDA Food Pantry will be open this Friday,” said Disabled Association President Wendy Hersh. “City Council Member Julie Menin will also be distributing KN95 masks at the RIDA Food Pantry in the 546 Main Street lobby from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Let’s keep our island safe!”

Food Pantry hours will run from  4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m 

Menin’s team was also here, last Friday, with a mask giveaway.

Stock up on KN95 Face Masks

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