Food Insecurity

Data from college students indicates that more than one-third are impacted by food insecurity.

Food Insecurity at Wells College

Wells College has identified a series of resources to support all members of our campus community.  Please review the following for more information about resources through Wells.  If you have additional questions or need further assistance, please contact Ryan Steinberg at


King Ferry Food Pantry at SCHS

Address: 2384 State Route 34B, Aurora, NY 13026
1st & 3rd Saturday, 9 am to noon
(315) 497-2049

The King Ferry Food Pantry is located minutes from Wells by shuttle and is a full-service agency supported through standing grants and the Food Bank of CNY.

All visitors will need to complete the Intake Form prior to arriving at the location.

Students should use their 170 Main St. Aurora, NY, 13026 address and be prepared to present the completed Intake Form and their Wells College Student ID - as their proof of residence – when they arrive at the Food Pantry.

Campus employees wishing to access services can complete the Intake Form and visit the Food Pantry website for additional information about acceptable proof of residency documentation.

Wells encourages everyone to visit the website to review the myriad of foods, beverages, and health and beauty essentials that are routinely available at the Food Pantry.

Additional information can be found HERE.


Wells College On-Campus Food Closet

Wells College also maintains a small Food Closet with an assortment of snacks and non-perishable quick-prepare items, as well as a ReUse inventory including clothing and room items.  All inventory available is fully dependent on donated items at that time.  This is located in Main Hall.  To learn more please contact Ryan Steinberg at for the Food Closet and Marian Brown at for the ReUse program.


Live outside the area?  Need immediate assistance? Want information on SNAP or WIC supplemental programs?

For more information on these resources and/or if you live beyond the King Ferry Food Pantry location/scope, please visit: Need Food?—Feeding New York State (


Additional Resources