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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I become a volunteer?
    Fill out the volunteer form under the get involved tab and you will be given further information once it's filled out. 
  • How old do you need to be a volunteer?
    18 years or older.
  • Days and times you distribute food?
    Every Saturday between 8:30am-10:30am.
  • Ways of public transportation to get here?
    Taking the J train to Kosciuszko Street and walk down to Greene Avenue Buses: B47 can take you straight down to Greene Avenue.
  • What kinds of foods are being distributed?
    Wide range of perishable and non-perishable items, fresh produce, poultry, fruits and so much more.
  • Do you need a voucher?
    No voucher is required, come as you are. 
  • What am I required to bring?
    You can bring what feels most convenient for you as a preferred choice. But we recommend that you bring your own shopping cart and/or grocery bags to ensure your items are secure. 
  • What is the food pantry distribution like?
    You can take a look at some of our past distributions through the videos in our reviews & testimonials page.
  • How do I contact Open Door?
    Please visit our contact page for contact information.
  • How did Open Door begin?
    Please take a look at our history page.

Open Door Family Life Center

999 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

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