food is a school supply for hungry kids

Call 211 and speak with an information Specialist

Dial 211 from your cell phone or landline anywhere in CNY 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Locating basic resources such as food, shelter, employment, or health care may mean calling dozens of phone numbers, then struggling through a maze of agencies and services to make the right connections. The 211 system helps residents find resources by dialing a simple three-digit number. 

In July 2000 the Federal Communications Commission assigned the three-digit dialing code 2-1-1 for the exclusive purpose of providing widespread access to community information and referral services.  

211 CNY brings together organizations in the community to better serve the residents of  five counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence.  211 is a helpful starting point for areas with small fragmented rural communities that may not be as connected as bigger cities. Under a simple, easy to remember, three digit phone number, updated information is kept under national standards, and the call or use of the database is free and available 24/7.

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Host a lunch and learn at your business

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Help strengthen our community by learning about food insecurity

Join Sheila Dion, Community Educator at Erin's Angels, for a Lunch & Learn about food insecurity.

The session will discuss the magnitude of food insecurity in CNY, food-assistance resources available throughout the area, and ways to advocate for food justice. Attendees will leave the presentation with an increased understanding of the problem of food insecurity, knowledge of SNAP and other food-assistance programs, and action steps they can take to support a future in which all people have the food they need to lead healthy lives.


Please don’t forget to bring your lunch! 


Contact Sheila to set a date.

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Purchases made from our wish list can be sent directly to the elementary school. Just point, click and send to easily make a difference in a child's life! Shipping address: 


Maroun Elementary School 

11 Elm Street 

Phoenix, NY 13135

ATTN: Erin's Angels


About Us

How We're Helping

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We are a nonprofit organization focused on feeding kids on the weekends in Phoenix, NY. 

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish Erin's Angels in Phoenix without the help of supporters like you. 

Partner with us

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Does your business or church participate in food drives?

Contact us to find out what specific needs we have and how you can help! 




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