Sharing the Essentials of Living

We seek to improve the dignity, security and well-being of persons in our area by providing supplemental food and clothing and other resources to all who need it.

Food Pantry

Over the past year, 184 tons of food were distributed to families during over 7,300 Food Pantry visits.

Clothing Bank

83 tons of donated clothes, shoes and linens were distributed during more than 8,000 visits to our Clothing Bank.

Classes & Workshops

The Community Center of Northern Westchester offers a range of classes and workshops designed to help individuals improve their skills, manage on limited resources, and attain self-sufficiency.

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Coming Up

As the holiday season approaches, the Center now seeks donations of special foods so struggling families will have ingredients they need to make holiday meals. Through November and December, we especially need donations of turkeys or meats for a centerpiece for a family meal. Go here for a list of holiday foods we need.
The Center will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Monday, November 30.  We will re-open on Tuesday, December 1, at 10 am.  Happy Thanksgiving!

What We Need Now

Here are some foods we especially need now:

  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Dried and canned beans 
  • Hot and cold cereal 
  • Tuna and canned meat 
  • Cans of soup, beef stew and chili 
  • Pasta, rice and spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Fruit juice 
  • Baby food and diapers 
  • Dry or shelf-stable milk



Looking for something fun to do after Thanksgiving in your community to help your community? Stop by the Katonah Village Library on Saturday, Nov. 28, for a... Read more