All Stephentown Food Pantry clients will need to bring identification showing their street address, such as a current utility bill, on their first visit of 2014.

The pantry offers short-term assistance to residents of Stephentown and Hancock, Mass.

The pantry is open from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday, weather permitting, at Stephentown Federated Church, Garfield Road, County Route 26.

Appointments are not needed. Requests for help are confidential. Information: (518) 487-8606.

To make a monetary donation, send checks to the Stephentown Food Pantry treasurer at P.O. Box 387, Stephentown, NY 12168.