“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”

― Chinese Proverb

Last Day of October Hannaford Cookbook Benefit

Vegetables and a reminder to pick up a cookbook at Hannaford.Happy Halloween!

Along with Halloween comes the last day of the month-long Hannaford fresh Cookbook promotion benefiting the Colchester Food Shelf at the 21A Essex Way store in Essex Junction.

When you run out to buy last-minute candy or gifts, consider picking up a copy of the fresh Cookbook! We receive a $5 donation for each fresh Cookbook purchased at the Essex Way location through the end of the day today, October 31. This fresh Cookbook fundraiser is a great way to aid our mission while finding inspiration for tasty meals for your family and friends.

To those trick-or-treating tonight, be safe and have fun!

AmazonSmile Donating 10x the Donation Rate Oct. 29 – Nov. 2

Info about AmazonSmileAre you already an Amazon shopper? Today (October 29) through November 2, AmazonSmile is donating ten times the usual donation rate for eligible purchase on AmazonSmile. Almost all products on Amazon.com are available using AmazonSmile. You can shop for items you typically purchase, and at no cost to you, 5% of all sales will be donated to your charity of choice. To have your purchases from AmazonSmile benefit the Colchester Community Food Shelf, visit smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1742002 (or Smile.Amazon.com and select the Colchester Community Food Shelf as your charity). Help us spread the word! #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

October Hannaford Cookbook Benefit Continues

Picture of cupcakes and a reminder to purchase Hannaford fresh CookbooksWe are just over halfway through the month of October and the fresh Cookbook fundraiser benefiting the Colchester Food Shelf. As of October 13, a $25 donation to the CCFS had been generated through fresh Cookbook sales at Hannaford. Every little bit helps!

Thank you to everyone that has visited the Hannaford at 21A Essex Way location in Essex and purchased a fresh Cookbook! With 14 days left in October, there is still time to visit the store and pick up a fresh Cookbook for you, a family member, or a friend.

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. And by purchasing the cookbook, you’ll receive $15 in valuable coupons for products you can find on Hannaford’s shelves.

We thank you for your support. For more information about the fresh Cookbook fundraiser at Hannaford visit www.hannafordcookbook.com.

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.

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 will get backed up at the Rt 127-2-2A intersection, so for anyone coming to the Food Shelf from the bay area, it would be suggested that they use Severance Rd to Mill Pond Rd to 2A to the Food Shelf.

Orange road sign for Road Work

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