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November 23-24: Turkey/Fixings Pickup

Silly Thanksgiving turkey eating pie.

The following reminder is for Colchester Food Shelf CLIENTS THAT SIGNED UP for a turkey and dinner fixing.

The Colchester Food Shelf will be open for distribution of turkeys and dinner fixings to clients that signed up:

  • Monday, November 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please remember to wear a face mask at all times when talking with Colchester Food Shelf volunteers!

The Food Shelf will NOT be open on Wednesday, November 25. Regular Wednesday hours will resume on Wednesday, December 2 from 12 Noon to 6:00 p.m.

Where Can You Find Us?
The Food Shelf is located at 245 Main Street, Colchester, between Claussen’s Greenhouse and Union Memorial School.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org

Year-to-Date by the Numbers

The totals are in after the third quarter of 2020! The Food Shelf has received 22,467 pounds of non-perishable food items so far in 2020. Amazing! The donations have come from a variety of sources, including individual donors, local businesses, food drives, local churches, and other organizations. Additional statistics dating back to 2011 can be found by selecting “Our Impact” from the main menu.

Qtr 3 Donations (in pounds)

YTD Donations (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?
COVID-19 Notice: For the health and safety of clients and volunteers, the CCFS is open on WEDNESDAYS ONLY from 12 Noon to 6 PM until further notice.

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.

November 23-24: Turkey/Fixings Pickup

The following reminder is for Colchester Food Shelf CLIENTS THAT SIGNED UP for a turkey and dinner fixing. The Colchester Food Shelf will be open for distribution of turkeys and dinner fixings to clients that signed up: Monday, November 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m....

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November 11: Grocery Pick-up and Thanksgiving Donations

Colchester Food Shelf will be open on Wednesday, November 11 from 12 Noon to 6 PM If you are not feeling well, please do not come. Ask another family member or friend to pick up your groceries on your behalf. If you send a friend or family member in your place, please...

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