Currently Funded COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants

Episcopal Charities has currently disbursed 16 grants totaling $128,510 to provide emergency support to counteract the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis.

  • After-School Program (St. Peter's Church, Port Chester)
    Offers payroll support for staff

  • Childcare Center (Christ Church, Poughkeepsie)
    Funds scholarships for essential workers

  • Christ Church Feeding Satellite (Christ Church/St. Paul's, Poughkeepsie)
    Funds an emergency satellite to provide greater community food access

  • Food Basket Program (Christ Church, Staten Island)
    Purchases food and supplies for emergency food basket distribution service

  • Food Distribution Alliance (Grace Church/La Gracia, White Plains)
    Purchases supplies for an emergency food distribution network

  • Food Fest (Church of the Holyrood, Manhattan)
    Helps with distribution costs including food and supplies for delivery

  • Food of Life/Comida de Vida Food Pantry (St. Thomas Church, Amenia Union)
    Supports staff pay, truck rental, and other distribution costs

  • Food Pantry (Church of the Atonement, Bronx)
    Supports food pantry costs to maintain operation

  • Food Pantry (St. James Church, Fordham)
    Offsets food and supply costs to maintain operation

  • Guild of St. Margaret's Soup Kitchen (Grace Church, Middletown)
    Funds an emergency food pantry

  • Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen (Holy Apostles Church)
    Maintains daily soup kitchen operation 

  • Hudson Link for Higher Education (Christ's Church, Rye) 
    Supports recently released individuals with expenses for basic human needs

  • Overnight Shelter (Trinity Church, Ossining)
    Supports staffing and supply costs

  • Pathways Drop-In Program (All Angels Church)
    Funds staff pay/travel, telecommunications, and other supplies

  • Shepherd's Kitchen (El Buen Pastor)
    Supports increased need and costs for Shepherd's Kitchen

  • Soup Kitchen (St. Ignatius of Antioch)
    Purchases food and supplies to support increased need

  • Ulster Immigrant Defense Network (Holy Cross Church/Santa Cruz Parochial Mission)
    Provides rent assistance for immigrants and increases food distribution


Episcopal Charities provides critical funding and operational support to strengthen nearly 100 local programs working to transform the lives of more than 1 million people in need each year.

We are a Better Business Bureau accredited charity and have a four-star rating on Charity Navigator.


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