Emergency Assistance

Karyl's Kupboard Emergency Food and Hygiene Pantry

Karyl's Kupboard Emergency Food and Hygiene Pantry

Located at CAPTAIN CHS' Clifton Park office (5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3), the pantry is open to any member of Saratoga County who is in need of food or hygiene products.

To access Pantry services, you must call ahead 518-371-1185 to sign-up and place an order. 

Orders will be distributed on a no-contact drive-up basis. Delivery is available for homebound individuals.

If you're without transportation but in need, please call us at 518-371-1185 to discuss options.

Karyl's Kupboard is open:

  • Monday 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm

What to bring for your first visit:  Photo ID and proof of address in Saratoga County.

Food Pantry Online Ordering (Current Clients Only)


Donations

Donations are accepted on a drop-off basis Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm. Call 518-371-1185 when you arrive.

Making a monetary donation stretches your dollars! What you spend to purchase one can of veggies, we can purchase five at a bulk food bank discount. In addition, monetary donations allow us to purchase needed hygiene products, provide support for homeless youth, homebound seniors, and provide emergency assistance for families in need. Click here to donate now.

If you'd prefer to donate goods, please visit our Wish List page.

Generally, we look for donations of the following items:

  • Proteins

    • Tuna

    • Canned/Pouch Chicken

    • Black Beans

    • Kidney Beans

    • Baked Beans

    • Refried Beans

    • Dry Beans

    • Spaghettios/Ravioli/Chili/Beef Stew

    • Peanut Butter & Jelly

  • Canned Vegetables and Fruits

    • Green Beans

    • Corn

    • Peas

    • Carrots

    • Mixed Vegetables

    • Potatoes

    • Misc. Veggies

    • Canned Tomatoes

    • Pasta Sauce

    • Applesauce

    • Peaches

    • Pears

    • Pineapple

    • Fruit Cocktail

    • Mandarin Oranges

  • Grains

    • Cold Cereal

    • Oatmeal

    • Pancake Mix & Syrup

    • Macaroni & Cheese

    • Spaghetti

    • Other Pasta

    • Ramen Noodles

    • Gravy

    • Rice

    • Pasta/Rice Sides

    • Stuffing Mix

  • Soups

    • Chicken

    • Tomato

    • Beef

    • Vegetable

    • Cream soups/Chowders

    • Broth

  • Beverages

    • Fruit Juice

    • Vegetable Juice

    • Tea

    • Coffee

    • Coffee Creamer/Sweetener/Sugar

    • Coffee Filters

    • Hot Chocolate

    • Nutritional Shakes

    • Sports Drinks

    • Drink Mixes

    • Iced Tea

    • Ensure

    • Soda

  • Condiments

    • Ketchup

    • Mayonnaise

    • Salad Dressing

    • BBQ Sauce

    • Cooking Oil

    • Misc. Condiments

  • Miscellaneous

    • Bread Crumbs

    • Dessert Mixes

    • Baking Goods

    • Evaporated Milk

    • Food Seasoning/Spices

    • Seasoning Packet

  • Snacks

    • Crackers

    • Cookies

    • Granola Bars

    • Chips

    • Candy

    • Raisins/dried fruit

    • Pop tarts

    • Nuts

  • Fresh Produce/Bread

    • Potatoes

    • Onions

    • Apples

    • Carrots

    • Bananas

    • Lactose free Milk

    • Chocolate milk

    • Garlic

    • Lemons

    • Grapefruit

    • Ginger

    • Chedder Cheese Spread

    • Bread

    • Bagles

  • Hygiene Items

    • Hand Sanitizer

    • Hand Soap

    • Bar Soap

    • Body Wash

    • Body Lotion

    • Deodorant

    • Shampoo

    • Conditioner

    • Misc. Hair Supplies

    • Toothpaste

    • Toothbrushes

    • Dental Floss

    • Mouthwash

    • Razors

    • Shaving Cream

    • Tampons

    • Feminine Pads

    • Adult Protective Underwear

    • Adult Body Wipes

  • Cleaning Products

    • Dish Soap

    • Laundry Soap

    • Spray Cleaner

    • Sponges

    • Sanitizing Products

  • Paper Products

    • Toilet Paper

    • Paper Towels

    • Tissues

  • Baby Care

    • Baby Food

    • Baby Formula

    • Diapers Size Newborn-6

    • Pull-ups Size 2T-5T

    • Wipes

    • Baby Shampoo

    • Baby Bath Soap

    • Baby PowderB

    • Baby Food/ Formula

  • Pet Food

    • Dry Dog Food

    • Canned Dog Food

    • Dry Cat Food

    • Canned Cat Food