Dozens showed up for the first ever "Make a Difference Against Hunger 5K Walk and Run."
The Food Shelf reached out to the college after noticing a drastic increase in need. In the month of September the group helped 177 families, up nearly three times compared to last year.
"You're seeing food shelves around the county and the country being to the point that they're running out of money and running out of goods and this is our attempt to make the community aware," says Jim Pray, Brockport Ecumenical Food President.
The Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf says it plans to hold many more fundraisers so they can meet the new demand.
If they don't want to turn families away the director says he needs to raise about $50,000 this year.