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Tompkins County has the fortune to host many different places where one can obtain free food or prepared meals.

Food pantries are listed below, hot meals are listed to the right.
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Do you qualify for food stamps or WIC? Find out here: mybenefits.ny.gov


For Daily Pantry listings, see

  • Ithaca Journal, "Daily Events", page 2B
  • Weekly Advantage/Pennysaver
  • Tompkins Weekly

For Eligibility Rules, please contact individual food pantries or meal sites.

Food Pantries

Click on any Pantry name for details