About Life Solutions
Did you know that Life Solutions provides enough food for about 3,000 meals every month?
The primary goal of Life Solutions is to respond to our neighbors needing food assistance. Most of the Food Pantry's supply comes from financial contributions, as well as donations from Foodlink and the community.
Additional food and funding comes from local farmers and service organizations. Among them are the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Hamlin Lions, Hamlin Seniors, Hamlin Community Group, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Women's Auxiliary, American Veteran's Association, local fire departments, and others.
Life Solutions Food Pantry (originally called 'Bread and Thread') began in 1982 through the efforts of the Catholic Church. Over the years, other local churches joined the effort. They presented a coordinated effort to meet community needs and operate as a non-discriminating provider that maintains a Christian perspective.
In 2002, Life Solutions became incorporated and is now known as Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc. We are a New York State registered charity and Federally registered tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
In 2010, several successful fundraisers allowed us to purchase and renovate our current facilities at 1696 Lake Road.
2011 saw the opening of the Treasure Store as a way to help fund the food pantry and provide low-cost goods to the community.
In 2019 additional funds were raised to allow for an addition to the Lake Road location.
Our food pantry provides emergency food services for those in need. Our service area includes:
Ridge Road North to Lake Ontario
Sweden Walker Road West to Redman Road
Call (585) 964-7420 to schedule an appointment.
We take food donations at our Lake Road location, as well as the Hamlin library, town hall, and post office.
We also take donations of household goods to be sold at our treasure store on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.
Financial contributions can be made via PayPal or mail. Learn more about contributing here.
During the Coronavirus, we have not been accepting food donations, but supporters have increased financial contributions to help meet the community needs.
Proud to Partner with
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester
PO Box 41210
70 Liberty Pole Way
Rochester, New York 14604
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