“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, March 6 – Grocery Hours

Yellow sign that reads, "School bust stop ahead"

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

The Food Shelf will be open Wednesday, March 6 from 12 Noon to 6 PM. Note: School will reopen on Wednesday, so be aware of buses mid-afternoon for pickup, as there will be more car traffic in and out of school. Please do not block the entrance and exit from school.

As a reminder, proof of residency must be verified annually. If you are new, have been asked to provide it, or if you need to provide it for 2024, please remember to bring valid proof of residency showing your name and current Colchester address. Valid documentation for proof of residency can be in the form of a utility bill, property tax bill, mortgage papers, and/or a formal lease agreement.

MASKS: Currently, all volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be wearing masks.

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

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.

Wed., Feb. 28 / Sat., Mar. 2 – Grocery Hours

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM
SATURDAY, MARCH 2 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 9 AM TO 11 AM

The Food Shelf will be open Wednesday, February 28, from 12 noon to 6 PM and Saturday, March 2, from 9 AM to 11 AM.

As a reminder, proof of residency must be verified annually. If you are new, have been asked to provide it, or if you need to provide it for 2024, please remember to bring valid proof of residency showing your name and current Colchester address. Valid documentation for proof of residency can be in the form of a utility bill, property tax bill, mortgage papers, and/or a formal lease agreement.

Donations: There is a Client Shopping List on our website under Donate with a list of groceries that match the items that are on our shopping list for clients. Please do your best to donate items that are on that list. If you are pulling items from your pantry, please check the ‘use by date’. We cannot put items on our shopping list if they are outdated. Thank you.

MASKS: Currently, all volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be wearing masks.

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

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, February 21 – Grocery Hours

A teal circle with a fake checklist.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

The Food Shelf will be open Wednesday, February 21 from 12 Noon to 6 PM.

As a reminder, proof of residency must be verified annually. If you are new, have been asked to provide it, or if you need to provide it for 2024, please remember to bring valid proof of residency showing your name and current Colchester address. Valid documentation for proof of residency can be in the form of a utility bill, property tax bill, mortgage papers, and/or a formal lease agreement.

MASKS: Currently, all volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be wearing masks.

Donations: Please take a look at our website under Donate. There is a list of groceries that match the items that are on our shopping list for clients. Please do your best to donate items that are on that list. If you are pulling items from your pantry, please check the ‘use by date’. We cannot put items on our shopping list if they are outdated. Thank you.

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

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, February 14 – Grocery Hours

Elephant holding a sign that reads, "Don't forget"!

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

Wednesday, February 14 is Valentine’s Day. The Food Shelf will be open Wednesday, February 14 from 12 Noon to 6 PM.

If you are coming for your monthly groceries this Wednesday, please line up from the school side without blocking the school entry and exit, and watch for buses and parents picking up students around 3 PM. Also, Claussen’s will be open, busy with shoppers, and, most importantly, many deliveries. The Food Shelf works hard at being good neighbors to both the Union Memorial School and Claussen’s Florist and Greenhouse.

Please remember to bring your proof of residency if you are new, have been asked to provide it, or if you need to provide it for 2024. We will be checking for proof of residency in February for 2024. Clients have been doing a great job remembering Proof of Residency. If you haven’t already, please do it now and don’t wait.

MASKS: Currently, all volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be wearing masks.

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

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, February 7 – Grocery Hours

Yellow sign that reads, "School bust stop ahead"

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 FOOD SHELF HOURS: 12 NOON TO 6 PM

The Food Shelf will be open this Wednesday, February 7, from 12 noon to 6 PM. Please remember to bring your proof of residency if you are new, have been asked to provide it, or if you need to provide it for 2024. We will be checking proof of residency during February for 2024. Clients have been doing a great job remembering Proof of Residency. If you haven’t already, please do it now and don’t wait.

EARLY DISMISSAL DAY: This Wednesday, Union Memorial School will have an early dismissal. Buses will be arriving at about 12:45 PM. Please try to remember to line up from the Claussen’s Greenhouse side from the time we open until approximately 1:30 PM. Watch for turning buses and parents parking at Claussen’s and walking across the Food Shelf driveway.

MASKS: Currently, all volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be wearing masks.

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

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.

Stay Informed

Sign-up to receive email updates from the food shelf when new blog posts are added.

You have subscribed successfully!

Share This