Our Stats

The FRIENDLY KITCHEN serves seventy hot, nutritious meals each week. Thus far in 2012, over 12,000 meals have been served. The Friendly Kitchen has served nearly 300,000 meals in the last five years. The EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY provided over 61,895 meals to needy families thus far in 2012. The Cooking and Food Nutrition Workshops address a number of societal issues. Monthly workshops are held at the Friendly Kitchen, generally on the third Sunday of each month;  some workshops have had 35 participants.  To receive more information, please contact Sarah Sorci at 366-1787. The EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS PROGRAM  has provided over 20 families with temporary housing in 2012.  This is made possible through an award from the Dunkirk Fredonia Clergy Association. The GARMENT GALLERY receives annual donations of gently worn clothing and items valued at over $172,000. For a minimal donation, patrons can select quality merchandise from this diverse inventory of goods. The GLEANING PROJECT has harvested and recovered 725,000 pounds of food which would otherwise have been left to waste, or put into the local landfill since it began in 2000. Thirty different varieties of produce is regularly distributed to 60 different sites in Chautauqua County. Last year recovered 111,431 pounds of produce.