To raise awareness regarding the needs addressed by Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard, and the Catholic Charities of Tompkins Tioga (CCTT) Samaritan Center, the Mission Committee has designated the first Sunday of the month as non-perishable food item donation week, and the third Sunday of each month as personal hygiene donation week.

Please do what you are able to assist, by your donations.

If you have questions or concerns contact any of the Mission Team membersFlorianna Blanton, Marcia Baum, John Jackson, Margaret Johnson and Cora Yao.  This list will be updated periodically.

3rd Sunday: Personal Hygiene Items
  • Razors
  • Shaving Soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Toothpaste/toothbrushes
  • Lotions
  • Combs/Hairbrushes
  • Men’s Deodorant
  • Sunscreens
  • Insect Repellent
  • Denture Cream
  • Baby Shampoo/Lotion
  • Adult Disposable Underwear
  • Children’s Diapers
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Hand/Body Soap

The Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard provides 3 days of emergency food to local families in need daily, every week. Over 7,000 people yearly are fed. St. John’s needs two volunteers to join our team, to help distribute food from 1–3 on Fridays, every third week. Generally, volunteers serve once every 2–3 months. If you can assist, please use the form at Contact Us; enter “Kitchen Cupboard” in the “Subject” field. For more information, contact the church office at 273-6532.