“Never underestimate the difference YOU can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and help. This week reach to someone that might need a lift.”
― Pablo Valle
The second Saturday of the month is upon us again. The Colchester Community Food Shelf will be open from 11:00AM to 1:30PM for Colchester residents that need food assistance and for donations. If you are in need of food assistance and are coming for the first time, please remember to bring proof of residency in Colchester. Valid identifications are: utility bills, mortgage, lease, but not a driver’s license. read more…
Halfway Point of 2019 by the Numbers
The totals are in for the first and second quarters of 2019! The food shelf served 1,251 individuals and processed 15,815 pounds of food in the first and second quarters combined. 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 1st Six Months of 2019
Food Donated in the 1st Six Months of 2019 (in pounds)
The Food Shelf relies for help and supplies on continued donations from Colchester residents, churches, schools, organizations, and businesses.
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, at least through December 2018.
Need help finding us?
Contact us at 802.879.2444
Colchester Food Shelf
Colchester, VT 05446
What’s New? Check out our latest blog posts!
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.
The second Saturday of the month is upon us again. The Colchester Community Food Shelf will be open from 11:00AM to 1:30PM for Colchester residents that need food assistance and for donations. If you are in need of food assistance and are coming for the first time,...read more
It's that time again! The Colchester Food Shelf will be open this Saturday, August 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., as part of our seasonal "Second Saturday" hours, the second Saturday of each month. The extended hours are an effort to help accommodate those that...read more
Are you in the midst of harvesting and weeding your vegetable gardens? If you are producing more than you can eat, please feel free to share some of your harvest with the Colchester Food Shelf. We would love to have fresh produce to distribute to those we serve in the...read more