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Soup Kitchen

Hours of Operation

Beginning June 13th (through September 9th)

we will be operating on summer hours.

During summer hours Putnam CAP will be open
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

We will have extended hours on
Wednesday until 6:00 PM.

Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen

  A nutritious and free lunch
is provided to those in need.

Lunch is served from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Brewster, Main St., Brewster.

Soup Kitchen

 Soup Kitchen

Un almuerzo nutritivo y gratis se proporciona a los necesitados.

El almuerzo se sirve de 12:00 a 1:00 p.m. los martes, miércoles, y ahora jueves en la Primera Iglesia Bautista 460 Main St. Brewster NY 10509.

Thank You!

Thank you to ALL our soup kitchen volunteers throughout the year. You provide a great service to people, cooking and serving a hot meal and offering conversation and caring.


La Casa Verde
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Casafina Casafina

New! Updated For 2019!

Putnam County Community Resource Guide


Now Available in English and Spanish!

Need Help? Not sure where to go?
Or who to call?
The Guide lists over 150 agencies
in 23 categories! ...

English Version...

En Espanol...

Putnam CAP Partners With
Second Chance Foods

Watch Judy Callahan, Putnam Cap/WestCOP and Martha Elder, Second Chance Foods explain how their organizations are helping to end hunger and food waste in Hudson Valley.

This program originated at "Locally Sourced", a community volunteer-produced public access TV series showcasing individuals and organizations in Putnam County NY and the mid-Hudson Valley.

Watch The Program...

View Additional Local News Coverage of the Partnership...

Second Chance Video

Our Valued Community Partners

  Putnam CAP works closely with many local community organizations to provide our services and organize our events. We greatly appreciate the help we receive from them and encourage you to visit their websites, learn about their valuable services and support their efforts.

  Here are some of the organizations that we are proud to call
Partners of CAP:

Just Published!
The Helpful Guide To American Schools

    The Helpful Guide to American Schools was created to assist immigrant parents in their quest to support their children enrolled in local schools.  It provides general information on school policies, culture & norms, and is a tool to assist children assimilating to the American school system.

   The guide was created by Putnam CAP with the valuable assistance of the Social Workers from Carmel & Brewster High Schools- Karin Brenner (CHS), Henrietta Lodge (BHS).

Read the Guide Here...

Why Donate To CAP?

Here's An Easy Donation For
Putnam CAP's Clients!

   Gift Cards for grocery stores, gift shops and other retail outlets are very much appreciated by our clients.
A gift card of $25 for local shops can be a great help to families in need of assistance.
Gift Cards from the following stores are especially appreciated:

  • Kohl's
  • Sears
  • Marshalls
  • Payless Shoes
  • Walmart
  • K-Mart

Our Food Pantry Needs Your Help!

Putnam CAP's food pantry is experiencing severe shortages
of non-food items that our clients need and
are unable to purchase with SNAP coupons.
     Your donations of these items would be a great help to us.

Shampoo/Conditioner Bar Soap
Deodorant Feminine Hygiene Products
Toilet Paper Shaving Cream
Toothbrushes Cleaning Products
Laundry Detergent Baby Wipes
                             Diapers and Pull-Ups in sizes 4-5-6

When you're food shopping, here are a few suggested
non-perishable food 'extras' that would be
greatly appreciated at the pantry:

Cooking oil Cake mixes
Ensure Baby food
Coffee and Tea Condiments

We thank you for your caring and support.

                                 -- The Staff and Advisory Committee at Putnam CAP

Read More About The Food Pantry...

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Browse Our Poverty Information Library...

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