Christmas Baskets

Help local families receive the goods needed to prepare a Christmas meal. Here’s how you can help:


Financial contributions are gratefully accepted. All checks should be made out to the Roe Jan Food Pantry and sent to:

Community Christmas Boxes
P.O. Box 364
Hillsdale NY, 12529


Donations of food are also helpful. Please contact Elwin Moore at 518-965-6931 to find out what is needed.


Community Christmas Boxes preparation will be held on December 13-15 at the Hillsdale Firehouse, 9387 County Rte. 22 in Hillsdale. Join anytime listed:

  • December 13 at 9 am- Join us in preparing the boxes!
  • December 14 at 9 am- Help us receive and set up the food!
  • December 14 at 5 pm – Join the Boy’s and Girl’s Scouts, the 4H and the Honor Society of Taconic Hills as they decorate the boxes with Festive Christmas spirit!
  • December 15 at 8:30 am-11 am – Come fill the boxes with food. It’s FUN!
  • December 15th from 11 am -1 pm – Come and help distribute the food boxes to the families!

Christmas Friends (see section above) will be distributing gifts to the children of Christmas Box Families on December 15 between 11 am and 1 pm as well. Join that effort too!