The Food Shelf will be open this week on Wednesday, December 1, from 12 Noon to 6 PM, and Saturday, December 4, from 9 AM to 11 AM (the first Saturday of the month).

At this time, we ask that when visiting the Food Shelf, please wear a mask, even while waiting in your car. Volunteers are also wearing masks. We want to keep everyone safe, visitors and volunteers alike.

Proof of Residency
Please bring your Proof of Residency when you visit the Food Shelf for the first time, if you have not been to the Food Shelf in 2021, or if you have been instructed to bring documentation during your last visit. Documentation should be a bill, such as a utility bill, insurance bill, etc., or a mortgage/lease agreement. A driver’s license and/or car registration can NOT be used for Proof of Residency.

For your convenience, there will be two volunteers at the Food Shelf beginning at 11 AM on Wednesday preparing for the day. Please feel free to come between 11 AM and 12 Noon. Donations can be dropped off on Wednesdays anytime between 11 AM and when the Food Shelf closes at 6 PM.

We hope everyone had a pleasant and safe Thanksgiving.


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 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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