YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Knights of Pythias lodge in Yorktown recently made $1,500 worth of donations to local food pantries.

Initial donations went to the Community Food Pantry at St. Mary’s Church ($300) and the Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry ($300). This was followed up by a joint effort between Knights of Pythias lodge in Yorktown with matching funds from the 72nd Pythian District and the New York State Grand Lodge. Donations were made to Fred’s Pantry in Peekskill ($300), the Community Food Pantry at St. Mary’s Church ($300), and the Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry ($300).