IN 1995 RIVER FUND PIONEERED THE MOBILE PANTRY
RIVER FUND pioneered the Mobile Pantry System at Rufus King Park in Jamaica, Queens. The following year we launched in Coney Island
The first emergency food program to arrive in flood zones behind Superstorm Sandy distributing 323 tons of product to 87,000 New Yorkers in two months
RIVER FUND continues outreach to communities with limited access to food and resources in Queens and Brooklyn
RIVER FUND was recognized nationally as the
first organization to craft the Mobile Pantry model under the
Federal Hunger Prevention Program.
New York now has a robust, recognized network of mobile pantries throughout the five boroughs.