Bowen Center Opens Food Pantry to Those Affected by Government Shutdown

UPDATE: While the federal government shutdown has ended, the Bowen Center’s food pantry will remain available as an important support system for federal employees and their families who have a continued need this week. Please contact us for more information: [email protected] or call (212) 683-5792.


Federal employees impacted by the shutdown are eligible to receive items from the food pantry. Government employee ID is required at the time of food pickup.

Advanced signup is required by email or phone, to ensure the pantry is adequately stocked for those in need. Email [email protected] or call (212) 683-5792.


Tuesday 1/29, Wednesday 1/30 and Thursday 1/31


1727 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 145th Street) at the Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center.

The Bowen Center would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for helping to extend our food pantry program:


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