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Visit the Food Bank Association of New York State website

Food Bank of Western New York
91 Holt Street
Buffalo, NY 14206

Food Bank of Northeastern New York
965 Albany-Shaker Road
Latham, NY 12110
Food Bank of the
Southern Tier
945 County Route 64
Elmira, NY 14903
Long Island Cares, Inc.
The Harry Chapin Food Bank
10 Davids Drive
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Food Bank for New York City
355 Food Center Drive
Bronx, NY 10474
936 Exchange St.
Rochester, NY 14608

Food Bank of Central New York
6970 Schuyler Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

The Food Bank for
Westchester, Inc.
358 Saw Mill River Road
Millwood, NY 10546

Food Bank of Hudson Valley
195 Hudson Street
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520

Individuals and Families

If you are in need of venison, please contact the food bank serving your area to find out what member agencies (food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.) are distributing venison in your community.

Non-Profit Organizations

Non-profit organizations that would like to participate in the distribution of ground venison to those in need should contact the Food Bank in their area to find out how to become a member agency.

Food banks provide goods and services to soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries iin your local communities. Afterbecoming a member agency, venison is available from food banks via their menus and distrubution network.

Certain information is required to accopmpany wild game donations when given to a charitable organization. The meat package/wrapping must be clearly tagged, labeled, or marked with the following information:

  • a statement "NOT FOR SALE"
  • the type of meat (i.e. venison)
  • the license number of the hunter/deer carcass number
  • the name and address of the professional processor of the game
  • the date of processing