“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

Wednesday, May 25: Grocery Pick-up / Fill The Truck Info

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25: FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

MASK WEARING: ​Please continue to wear a mask when talking with Food Shelf volunteers.

LEAVE ENTRANCE AND EXIT SPACE: If there is a line of cars for the Food Shelf extending into the school entrance, please leave enough room for a car to enter or exit.

PROOF OF RESIDENCE INFORMATION: If you have not been to the Food Shelf before please bring Proof of Residence on your first visit. It needs to be a piece of mail with your current name and address or a bill, lease, or insurance form. A license or car registration can NOT be used as Proof of Residence. If you have not come to the Food Shelf this year please bring Proof of Residence for 2022. Reminder: You must be a resident of Colchester.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: We have tables outside the Food Shelf, one with miscellaneous items and the other with recently outdated items. Please help yourself to those items that you will use.

DONORS: As a reminder, there are volunteers at the Food Shelf at 11:00 AM on Wednesdays, preparing for the day, if you would like to drop off donations between 11:00 AM – 12 Noon. Some grocery donations to consider might include apple juice; Progresso or Campbell’s Chunky soups with chicken or beef; cereals (Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.); pasta sauce (without meat). Please check the dates to avoid bringing outdated items. Thank you for your help!

ROTARY FILL THE TRUCK: Here is a link you can use to learn more about the Fill The Truck for three local food shelves: https://bit.ly/FillTheTruck2022. There is a Fill The Truck Food Drive, by the Colchester/Milton Rotary, scheduled for the Price Chopper on Prim Road, Saturday, May 28 from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Help us spread the word to those that may not see the Front Porch Forum, Facebook, or website posts!

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL!

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

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

Wednesday, May 18: Grocery Pick-up / Fill The Truck Info

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18: FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

MASK WEARING: ​Please continue to wear a mask when talking with Food Shelf volunteers.

PROOF OF RESIDENCE INFORMATION: If you have not been to the Food Shelf before please bring Proof of Residence on your first visit. It needs to be a piece of mail with your current name and address or a bill, lease, or insurance form. A license or car registration can NOT be used as Proof of Residence. If you have not come to the Food Shelf this year please bring Proof of Residence for 2022. Reminder: You must be a resident of Colchester.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: We have tables outside the Food Shelf, one with miscellaneous items and the other with recently outdated items. Please help yourself to those items that you will use.

DONORS: As a reminder, there are volunteers at the Food Shelf at 11:00 AM on Wednesdays, preparing for the day, if you would like to drop off donations between 11:00 AM – 12 Noon. Some grocery donations to consider might include apple juice; Progresso or Campbell’s Chunky soups with chicken or beef; cereals (Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.); pasta sauce (without meat). Please check the dates to avoid bringing outdated items. Thank you for your help!

ROTARY FILL THE TRUCK: The Rotary of Colchester-Milton has begun their annual Fill The Truck for three local food shelves. You can find additional information using the following link:

Fill The Truck Information: https://bit.ly/FillTheTruck2022

Help us spread the word to those that may not see the Front Porch Forum, Facebook, or website posts!

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL!

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

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

Wednesday, May 11: Grocery Pick-up / Fill The Truck Info

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11: FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

MASK WEARING: ​Please continue to wear a mask when talking with Food Shelf volunteers.

PROOF OF RESIDENCE INFORMATION: If you have not been to the Food Shelf before please bring Proof of Residence on your first visit. It needs to be a piece of mail with your current name and address or a bill, lease, or insurance form. A license or car registration can NOT be used as Proof of Residence. If you have not come to the Food Shelf this year please bring Proof of Residence for 2022.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: We have tables outside the Food Shelf, one with miscellaneous items and the other with recently outdated items. Please help yourself to those items that you will use.

DONORS: As a reminder, there are volunteers at the Food Shelf at 11:00 AM on Wednesdays, preparing for the day, if you would like to drop off donations between 11:00 AM – 12 Noon. Some grocery donations to consider might include apple juice; Progresso or Campbell’s Chunky soups with chicken or beef; cereals (Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.); pasta sauce (without meat). Please check the dates to avoid bringing outdated items. Thank you for your help!

ROTARY FILL THE TRUCK: The Rotary of Colchester-Milton has begun their annual Fill The Truck for three local food shelves. You can find additional information using the following link:

Full The Truck Information: https://bit.ly/FillTheTruck2022

Help us spread the word to those that may not see the Front Porch Forum, Facebook, or website posts!

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL!

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

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

Saturday, May 7: Grocery Pick-up

A green Volkswagen Beetle with the word "Saturday" on the side.

SATURDAY, MAY 7: FOOD SHELF HOURS: 9 AM TO 11 AM

MASK WEARING: ​Please continue to wear a mask when talking with Food Shelf volunteers.

PROOF OF RESIDENCE INFORMATION: If you have not been to the Food Shelf before please bring Proof of Residence on your first visit. It needs to be a piece of mail with your current name and address or a bill, lease, or insurance form. A license or car registration can NOT be used as Proof of Residence. If you have not come to the Food Shelf this year please bring Proof of Residence for 2022.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: We have tables outside the Food Shelf, one with miscellaneous items and the other with recently outdated items. Please help yourself to those items that you will use.

DONORS: As a reminder, there are volunteers at the Food Shelf at 8:30 AM on Saturday, preparing for the day, if you would like to drop off donations between 8:30-11:30 AM. Some grocery donations to consider might include apple juice; Progresso or Campbell’s Chunky soups with chicken or beef; cereals (Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.); pasta sauce (without meat). Please check the dates to avoid bringing outcates items. Thank you for your help!

FILL THE TRUCK: The Rotary of Colchester-Milton has begun their annual Fill The Truck. Please look at the information on the link below:

The Fill The Truck For The Food Shelf 2022 is officially live now. Here is a link with the information:

https://bit.ly/FillTheTruck2022n

Help us spread the word to those that may not see the Front Porch Forum, Facebook, or website posts!

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL!

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

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

Wednesday, April 27: Grocery Pick-up

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27: FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6PM

MASK WEARING: Please continue to wear a mask when talking with Food Shelf volunteers.

PROOF OF RESIDENCY INFORMATION: If you have not been to the Food Shelf before, please bring Proof of Residence on your first visit. Proof of Residency needs to be a piece of mail with your current name and address or a bill, lease, or insurance form. Unfortunately, a driver’s license and/or car registration can NOT be used for Proof of Residence. If you have not come to the Food Shelf this year, please bring Proof of Residency for 2022.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: We have tables outside the Food Shelf during our open hours, one with miscellaneous items and the other with recently outdated items. Please help yourself to those items that you will use.

DONORS: There are volunteers at the Food Shelf beginning at 11 AM on Wednesdays preparing for the day if you would like to drop off donations between 11 AM and 12 Noon. Some items we use in monthly groceries include apple juice; Progresso or Campbell’s Chunky soups with chicken or beef; cereals (Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.); pasta sauce (without meat). Please check the dates on the items to be donated to ensure they are not out of date. Thank you for your help!

Help us spread the word to those that may not see the Front Porch Forum, Facebook, or website posts!

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL!

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

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

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