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 Bank

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.


Our holiday food drive is underway; read here  how the community can spread the "magic" and make a dfference for neighbors in need.


Coming Up

Beginning in January, the Community Center of Northern Westchester will offer a 10-week course, to be held in Mount Kisco, for instruction in the basic skills of the construction trade. Classes are free; for more information and to register, please call Manuel Mendez at the Center:  (914)232-6572  ext. 102.
Grand Prix New York in Mount Kisco is hosting a fundraiser to collect food and donations for the Community Center of Northern Westchester this holiday season. It will be held on Wednesday, December 3, from 6 to 8:00 p.m. All contributors who bring donations for the Center's food pantry will be offered a chance to win a complimentary ticket to race or bowl at Grand Prix New York. There will also be drink specials, local sports guests and trivia contests.  


image Four-year old Lily Hopf of Bedford Hills (pictured above with JJ Ornstill) came to us with a turkey to brighten the Thankgiving table of a family in need.   Thanksgiving is right around the corner: every... 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