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Welcome to the Salem Nutrition Center

For over 40 years, Salem Nutrition Center has been a beacon of hope and nourishment for the Rochester community.  Founded by Roger and Louise Abrey in 1984, our mission remains unwavering: to provide nutritious meals and a supportive community for those in need.


**Our Mission**

At Salem Nutrition Center, we believe in more than just feeding the body; we strive to feed the soul. Our vision is to create a welcoming, stable, and safe environment where every individual is embraced as a child of God.  With your support, we served a record-breaking 12,691 meals in 2023, a testament to the growing need in our community.


**Get Involved**

Join us in our mission to make a difference. Whether you're interested in volunteering your time, donating, or organizing a fundraiser, there are countless ways to contribute.  Together, we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those we serve.


**Volunteer Opportunities**

Our dedicated team of volunteers is the heart and soul of Salem Nutrition Center.  With over 50 individuals representing various faith communities and organizations, we come together each week to prepare and serve meals with love and compassion.   If you're interested in joining our team, please contact Joanne at



Your generosity allows us to continue serving those in need. Every contribution, no matter how small, makes a difference in the lives of our guests.  To donate, please send a check to Salem Nutrition Center, 60 Bittner Street, Rochester, NY 14604.


**Community Involvement**

Salem Nutrition Center is proud to collaborate with Mountain Rise UCC and other local organizations to expand our reach and impact.  From clothing giveaways to Bible study classes, we are committed to addressing the diverse needs of our community.


**Upcoming Events**

Stay tuned for upcoming events and programs at Salem Nutrition Center.  Whether it's a fundraiser, workshop, or special community event, there's always something happening at Salem.


Together, let's continue to nourish bodies and spirits, one meal at a time.


Contact Information:

Salem Nutrition Center

60 Bittner Street

Rochester, New York 14604


Joanne Piccirilli, Director


Need Assistance?

A listing of Rochester area food banks and other assistance can be found here.

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