“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

Hannaford Cookbook to Benefit the CCFS

Picture of a Hannaford fresh CookbookThe Hannaford Supermarket located at 21A Essex Way in Essex Junction has chosen the Colchester Food Shelf as the latest nonprofit to benefit from the fresh Cookbook fundraiser! This means for the entire month of October, every time the fresh Cookbook is purchased at the Essex Way Hannaford, we receive $5!

The newly released fresh Cookbook contains the best fresh Magazine recipes that Hannaford customers have enjoyed for years. These recipes are perfect for everyday cooking and special occasions. The cookbook contains delicious recipes and a little “frosting on the cake” for local communities. Every fresh Cookbook purchased will generate a $5 donation to support the critical work of nonprofit organizations like ours. And by purchasing the cookbook, you will receive over $15 in valuable coupons for products you can find on Hannaford’s shelves.

This is truly a great opportunity for us and an easy way for you to show your support for the Colchester Food Shelf! And remember to spread the word – the more fresh Cookbooks purchased, the bigger the donation to the Colchester Food Shelf.

For more information about the fresh Cookbook fundraiser at Hannaford, visit hannafordcookbook.com.

3rd Quarter of 2018 by the Numbers

The totals are in for the third quarter of 2018! The food shelf served 683 individuals and processed 3,953 pounds of food in the third quarter. 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 2018

Food Donated in the 3rd Quarter of 2018 (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

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.

Hannaford Cookbook to Benefit the CCFS

The Hannaford Supermarket located at 21A Essex Way in Essex Junction has chosen the Colchester Food Shelf as the latest nonprofit to benefit from the fresh Cookbook fundraiser! This means for the entire month of October, every time the fresh Cookbook is purchased at...

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Paving/Traffic Update

The VT Highway Dept will be paving Rte 2 and 2A near Creek Farm Rd, Claussens, and the Food Shelf this week. They are going to do their best to keep our driveway open, but when they are paving our entrance, there will times when there will not be access. Also, traffic...

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Extended Hour Saturdays to Continue!

It is hard to believe that September has arrived and schools are back in session! Due to the popularity of the extended Saturday hours, the Colchester Food Shelf has decided to continue the extended hours on the second Saturday of each month at least through the month...

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