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About

Our cause is just, our giving spirit is there, and the asking is easier.  

The Interreligious Food Consortium is a 501c3 and was formed thirty years ago for the purpose of developing a united network of the diverse, emergency food pantries in Onondaga County. There are more than 70 food pantries in Onondaga County that rely on our help in order to serve the people in Onondaga County. This network serves more than 2,779,041 meals annually.  Utilizing this network, The Interreligious Food Consortium made more than 2,000 referrals in the past year and distributed more than 45,000 lbs of donated food in 2013.  

Our Mission:  
To support those who are in need of emergency food through a network of 70 food pantries in Onondaga County.

Our Purpose: 

1.) To raise awareness of hunger issues in the community by supporting the various programs which benefit those who struggle to make ends meet.

2.) To advocate for the faith based food pantries so that a united voice can speak to the community.

3.) To build relationships in Onondaga County to end hunger.

4.) To work to fill in the service gaps through collaborations in our community so no one goes hungry.