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TEMPORARY POLICY

When you arrive at ICC at your scheduled food pickup time, please drive past our building, turn around and pull up along the edge of ICC.  We will bring your items to your car, instead of you coming inside the building.

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Irondequoit Community Cupboard has always been about “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” The corona virus is here and We really dont know much about it except that the elderly population and those with compromised immune systems are most susceptible.

If you are an at risk Irondequoit resident who is elderly or has a compromised immune system such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, COPD, and those receiving cancer treatment, I will bring you emergency food. I do not want you to put yourself at a higher risk than necessary.

Please contact me directly at iccdebbieevans@gmail.com if you would like me to do this for you.

Debbie

Irondequoit Community Cupboard, Inc.

The Irondequoit Community Cupboard, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization designed to meet a variety of needs for families and individuals in the Town of Irondequoit, NY.

Mission Statement

“To provide emergency assistance to Irondequoit residents with dignity, kindness and without prejudice.”

Vision

"To raise awareness of the presence and impact of hunger and poverty in our community. We envision a community where all people share resources to ensure that residents’ basic needs are met in times of limited resources.

We advocate for and reach out to those in need and try to influence public policy so that every person in our community has the necessary support and resources to enhance nutrition, health and welfare.”

Amazon.com for ICC

This will only take a moment of your time; I know you shop at Amazon, especially for the holidays. You can help the Irondequoit Community Cupboard just by going to https://smile.amazon.com and then type in Irondequoit Community Cupboard You would then continue to shop whatever it was you were shopping for and we get a (small) dollar percentage of your order. So we win for you doing what you were going to do anyway. This would be a great and easy way for you to “Help us Help others” in our community.

For more information you can go to Facebook page for up to date photos and info https://www.facebook.com/Irondequoit-Community-Cupboard-Inc-180196068672489/?fref=ts

If you are in need of assistance, please call (585) 336-9107.
(no appointments are made online)

Distribution Hours (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
Tuesday & Saturday from 9:30AM - 11:00AM.

Office Hours (BY PHONE ONLY)
Monday & Wednesday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Fridays 9:00AM-12:00PM

"Letter from the President"
(March 2020)

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

ICC has been working tirelessly to be able to meet the needs of our community during this pandemic.

The ICC Board of Directors and myself remain in continuous contact with one another to make sure we are all on the same page regarding the organizing and coordinating the work and activities of the week.

We have been collaborating with the school districts, the town Supervisor and Foodlink to be able to continue with the food support you have grown used to from us. With this collaboration we were able to do a large box distribution at Bishop Kearney last week. All of us working together allowed this to happen.

Our volunteers have been amazing; working with incoming donations, packing bags, picking up large donations, and helping with the distribution of food and toiletries to the residents of our community. If you are a current volunteer that is scheduled to work at ICC in the next few weeks and for whatever reason, you do not wish to come in, please let me know as soon as possible so that we have enough people to cover a shift.

We have been using precautions since the beginning of this crisis. We are wiping down all hard surfaces, spraying with Lysol, wearing gloves and most importantly distributing on a grab and go method. This means we will be checking you in outdoors, the emergency food will be packed and ready to go, enough for 7 days, and we will put it in your trunk to limit any exposure to either of us.

Here is what you can do right now-
Make sure you are following proper protocols of hand washing.
If you are sick, stay home.
If you or a member of your household has been in contact with someone who may have been a carrier of the corona virus-stay home.
If you dont have to go out, dont.
To “Help us Help others” PLEASE check on your neighbors. If YOU know of someone who cannot or should not get out let us know and we will work with you to make sure they get what they need.

Our donors, who have been providing cash, food and hygiene items have really helped us to be able to be so generous to those coming to us for assistance.

Thank you, Tasteful Connections, Union Tavern, Thai Mii Up, Shamrock Jacks and Two Ton Tonys for thinking of us during this critical time.

Irondequoit is the definition of “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”

I continue to be asked about how they can help with donations. Cash donations can be made on our Paypal link located on our website-www.irondequoitcommunitycupboard.org
You can also write checks, payable to ICC c/o Debbie Evans PO Box 17834 Rochester, NY 14617

You can bring food and taxable donations (toilet paper, soap, all purpose cleaner, shampoo and conditioner, paper towels, womens deodorant and feminie products to ICC on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9am to 11am or to the Ridge Culver Fire Dept.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, Stay healthy and safe!

Thank you so much!

Debbie Evans President and
Executive Director


Lisa Loeser, Chairperson
MaryJo Toepfer, Vice Chairperson
John Kane, Treasurer
Cherie Evans, Secretary

Diane Zaccarine, Corresponding Secretary
Mary Bragg, Board Member
Carolyn DeHond, Board Member
John Villeneuve, Board Member

 
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Thank you for your generosity.

United Way (Designee Number 2466)

Location:
4275 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14622
(585) 336-9107

Mailing Address:
ICC c/o Debbie Evans
PO Box 17834
Rochester, NY 14617


TOP LIST

TOP 10 LIST
Canned fruit (in its own juice)
Canned pasta meals
RAMen noodles
Pasta sauce
Mashed potatoes
Macaroni and cheese
Flavored oatmeal packets
Cereal
Pet food (both cat and dog)
Bar soap or liquid hand soap
We could also use diapers of all sizes

TOP 10 FOR BACKPACK PROGRAM
Instant oatmeal packets (esp flavored)
fruit cups
peanut butter crackers
100% juice boxes
individual cheeze its or pretzels or fishies
Jif to Go
condensed chicken noodle soup
Condensed vegetable soup
Condensed tomato soup
macaroni and cheese

 

Also, PLEASE do not forget our furry friends- we can always use dog and cat food

We also need taxable items like small dish soap, small laundry detergent, all-purpose cleaners, and tampons. (We have plenty of maxi pads)

 
WE CAN ALSO USE
Shampoo and Conditioner
All purpose cleaner
Salt for the driveway
Printer Paper
 
We also need:
Salt (for driveway/sidewalk)
printer paper
cleaning supplies for ICC, (Windex, paper towels, hand soap and rock salt)
 


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