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CCFS Will Be Open Sat, Sept. 14

A small clock and the words "Extended Hours"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)

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, at least through December 2018.

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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CCFS Will Be Open Sat, Sept. 14

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,...

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CCFS Open Saturday, August 10!

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...

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Attention Local Gardeners! Producing More Than You Can Eat?

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...

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