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― Pablo Valle

Food Shelf Closed Today (November 12)

Snowman figure with a red hat and a green scarf.The Colchester Food Shelf will be closed today, Tuesday, November 12.

The CCFS will reopen during our regular hours tomorrow, Wednesday, November 13, from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Check on your neighbors. If you have to be out on the roads today, please be safe and stay warm!

Please help us spread the word. Sorry for any inconvenience.

3rd Quarter of 2019 by the Numbers

The totals are in for the third quarter of 2019! The food shelf served 611 individuals and processed 5,247 pounds of food. Take a look at the totals below. We couldn’t do it without the support of our community! Additional statistics dating back to 2011 can be found by selecting “Our Impact” from the main menu.

Individuals Served in the 3rd Quarter of 2019

Food Donated in the 3rd Quarter of 2019 (in pounds)

Since 2008, the Colchester Food Shelf has been registered as a Network Partner of the Vermont Foodbank. As a Network Partner, food can be purchased at discounted prices, to help supplement food received from the community at large.

The Food Shelf relies for help and supplies on continued donations from Colchester residents, churches, schools, organizations, and businesses.

Where is the food shelf located?
The Colchester Community Food Shelf is located in the old fire station in the village of Colchester.

When is the food shelf open?
Tuesdays: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 3:30 to 6 p.m.
Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Second Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The food shelf has extended hours on the second Saturday of each month.

Need help finding us?
Contact us at 802.879.2444

Colchester Food Shelf

245 Main Street
Colchester, VT 05446

802.879.2444

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Wondering what has been going on at the food shelf or looking for information about upcoming events? Below are highlights from our most recent blog entries. More entries and information can be found from the What’s New link at the top of the page.

Food Shelf Closed Today (November 12)

The Colchester Food Shelf will be closed today, Tuesday, November 12. The CCFS will reopen during our regular hours tomorrow, Wednesday, November 13, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Check on your neighbors. If you have to be out on the roads today, please be safe and stay warm!...

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How Does the Snow Impact Our Hours?

To try to help make it a little easier for the community to know how the weather is impacting the operations at the CCFS, we are going to follow the lead of the local schools. What's the best way to know if the Colchester Food Shelf will be open on a snowy day? If the...

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Thanksgiving Donation Information

With your help, the Colchester Community Food Shelf would again like to be able to give any registered client a turkey and bag of dinner fixings for Thanksgiving. Information about items typically included for families, as well as days and times for donations, can be...

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