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Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry

Rockland Jewish Family Service / Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry

One in six Americans is affected by “food insecurity” – the lack of consistent, dependable access to food due to limited money or resources. Rockland Jewish Family Service works to alleviate hunger in our community through the Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry, which provides kosher food to anyone in need in Rockland.

RJFS is part of Rockland Community Against Hunger (RCAH) which is a collaboration to provide information, raise awareness, mobilize support, & educate the community about healthy food & nutrition. For more information please visit

For more information about how to apply to the Food Pantry please contact Kathryn Samalin, 845-354-2121 ext.140 or email her at

We welcome all to volunteer at our monthly distributions. We need volunteers from 9am-Noon. If you plan to bring a group please contact Stephanie at prior to the distribution.

If you would like to donate food to the pantry, you may bring it to the RJFS office M-Th 11am-5pm or Friday 11am-3pm. A box in the outer vestibule is set up to receive food donations. Food must be non-perishable, kosher and not past its “best by” date or expiration date.


Food pick-up is available 10:30am to Noon

Distribution Dates for 2022

January 16, 2022
February 13, 2022
March 13, 2022             Purim
April 10, 2022               Passover
May 15, 2022
June 12, 2022
July 10, 2022
August 14, 2022
September 18, 2022   Rosh Hashanah
October 16, 2022
November 20, 2022   Thanksgiving
December 18, 2022    Hanukkah