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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The Community Center of Northern Westchester received Food Bank for Westchester's Hunger Hero Service Provider Award for 2015.  The award recognizes outstanding efforts to combat hunger in Westchester County, New York.  Click here to see more.


Coming Up

The Center will be closed Saturday, June 27, through Monday, July 6. We will re-open on Tuesday, July 7 at 10 am. Enjoy the Fourth of July holiday!
El Centro estará cerrado desde el sábado 27 de Junio hasta el lunes 7 de Julio. Abriremos nuevamente el martes 8 de Julio. 
As the school year ends, we are busily collecting new school supplies for the start of the next school year, so we can provide hundreds of families of limited means with the items they need to get off to a great start in the fall. Please click here for a full list of what we need. Donations are much appreciated now through July, in order to help these kids in time for the start of school.


imageWe are thrilled to be the recipient of Lissie’s Katonah Playschool’s Penny Drive. The children raised over $3000 dollars for the Community Center! As a part... Read more

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