Guilderland Food Pantry

If you are in need of Food Assistance

Please call 518-930-1001

Pantry Events

Neighbors Helping Neighbors' fundraiser

The GFP 'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' fundraiser is underway. Your support of the pantry is vital as food insecurity in our community continues to rise. Please consider making a financial donation, Click the 'donate' tab and designate your donation to Neighbors Helping Neighbors. You can make a difference!

Pantry Information

The Guilderland Food Pantry has been serving the food insecure in Guilderland since 1979. We are members of the NE New York Regional Food Bank, Food Pantries of the Capital District and the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce and are registered as a 501c3 non-profit with the State of New York

Get Involved


Click Here to Download the Volunteer Application

There is no better way to give back to your community than serving. We have a variety of ways you can help from serving in the pantry, delivering food, helping with holiday meals, etc. If interested please contact the pantry by email ( or call

Donate Financially

Click Here to Donate Online

Monetary donations can be made by check and mailed to Guilderland Food Pantry, P.O. Box 7, Guilderland NY 12084 and cash donations can be dropped off at the Pantry during business hours (Mo-Sat, 9:30-11:00am).

Food Donations

Click here to view our shopping list on Amazon to order products that can be shipped directly to the pantry
non-perishable food items can be dropped of at the pantry during business hours (Mo-Sa, 9:30- 11:00 am)  or left in the collection bin located outside the pantry.

Pantry Programs

Backpack Program for School Kids

Holiday Meals

Angel Tree

Home Delivery Service

Our Team

Front-line Volunteers

Guilderland Food Pantry is powered by a group of hard-working and dedicated volunteers. These heroes receive, catalog and pack food for client distribution, complete home deliveries, prepare food backpacks for school aged children, prepare holiday food baskets and work tirelessly to ensure no one in our community goes hungry.

Executive Director: John “Mac” McDonnell

Mac is a life-long Guilderland resident with a servant's heart committed to making Guilderland a great place to live for all our residents by ensuring that the challenge of food insecurity is addressed and eliminated.

Board of Directors

Our Board provides general oversight of GFP administrative operations and supports the day to day efforts of Mac and the front line volunteers.

Brian Rutherford


Maureen Serafini

Vice Chair

Kirby Wilson

Vice Chair

Lisa Case

Tim Morrison

Bev Currier



Contact Information

Phone Number:518-930-1001


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