Welcome to the Mexico Food Pantry. An ecumenical food pantry, we serve people living in the Mexico School District in Mexico, NY. We are committed to helping those in need.
Poverty and hunger are always prevalent in our society, but the economic downturn in recent years has sent the need in our community skyrocketing. Working families in particular are increasingly finding themselves among the hungry. Many families are also forced to lead a fragile existence, routinely facing difficult choices, such as whether to pay for food and rent, utilities or healthcare.
A 2009 study on hunger in Central and Northern New York by the Food Bank of Central New York found that among the thousands of people who depend on charitable food programs in the region: