Many Families have been hit hard financially in New York State because of the COVID-19 pandemic and to help these struggling families Governor Kathy Hochul announced that 3,200 turkeys are being distributed through regional food banks all thanks to $100,000 in donations that came in from several corporations, combined with a partnership with Feeding New York State.

Here's what that means for families in Otsego and Delaware Counties. There will be a distribution of turkeys through the Regional Food Bank. In Chenango County, the distribution will happen through the Food Bank of Central New York.

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For those in the Oneonta area, you can contact St. Mary's Food Pantry located at 38 Walnut St. in Oneonta to find out more at Phone: 607-386-2623. Hours of operation are:
Monday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Even if you miss out on a turkey, local community banks can help families on a regular basis who are food insecure. Visit to locate the nearest food bank.

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