Become a Beneficiary

You do NOT have to be a registered organization! There is NO limit on how often you can receive food from us-be it weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday.

  • Want to start a food pantry at your church or home? -We can help provide you with food!
  • Is your school or organization doing a charity food drive? -We can help!
  • Does your loved one live in a residency home that could use some extra food? -Let us know!
  • Want to serve a free meal for your community? -Let us provide you with the produce!

How to Begin Receiving Food

Flower City Pickers benefits around 30 different organizations each week and we still have hundreds of pounds of food left over to give away. We distribute food to homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food pantries, halfway houses, community centers, and individuals.

Because we are a 100% volunteer group and are dependent on our volunteers, it would be best if your organization could find a volunteer of their own to come and pick-up donated food from our market location on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays at 3:00 PM. However, we can also drop-off our food donation to you if you are unable to pick-up. Delivery times are between 3pm-5pm. Times are non-negotiable and dependent on our volunteer base.

To begin registering as a beneficiary please complete our Intake Survey!

Questions? Contact:


Want animal feed or compost?

Let us know the amount of food, what type of produce, and what will be eating it! 

You MUST RSVP prior to picking up. You must pick-up from us on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays after 3pm. Absolutely NO deliveries.

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