70-31 48th Ave.
(718) 672-4848 ext 11 (leave a message for Lourdes and she will
return your call)
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Food pantry that discriminates against no one and no
age. Members of the community are able to identify and select
their food items of choice. Those in need can select clothing
items as well as food every Thursday morning.
Tasks Available for Students
Stand behind counters and assist patrons with their selection
On average, the food pantry serves approximately 250 patrons a
Thursday 8:30am – 12 pm FOOD Pantry distribution –
volunteers must stay for entire shift. (maximum 2-3 students)
Wednesday 4:30pm – 7:30pm – the Food pantry receives food from
Costco and local bakeries. Need assistance setting up food
for the next day’s openings. (maximum 3-5 students)
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
**Must bring a recommendation letter with you.
Obtain letter from the Office of Academic Service-Learning**
Long Island Expressway West to Queens Blvd/69th Street exit.
Head west on Queens Blvd. Get into middle lane once you are
on Queens Blvd. Make left onto 70th street. Make left
onto 48th Avenue and immediate left into parking lot. Food
Distribution is situated behind school. Walk up stairs.
Take the Q46 Bus from Union Tpke and Utopia Pkwy station heading to
Kew Gardens. Get off at Queens Blvd and 78. Start out
going West on Queens Blvd towards 78th Ave. Turn left onto
78th Ave and take the Q60 Bus from 78 Av station heading to East
Midtown, Manhattan. Start out going South on 70th St towards
Queens Blvd. Turn left onto 48th Ave.