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The Food Shelf will be open on Wednesday, October 27, from 12 Noon to 6 PM.

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.

Interested in receiving a Thanksgiving turkey and fixings? Please make note of the following important dates:

  • You must sign up prior to November 22 and you must be a current client of the Colchester Food Shelf.
  • Hours to pick up a Thanksgiving turkey and fixings are:
    • Monday, November 22 from 11 AM to 2 PM and 4 PM to 6 PM.
    • Tuesday, November 23 from 10 AM to 1 PM.

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.

Attention Donors: Please do not leave donated items at the Food Shelf unless we are open. Volunteers are at the Food Shelf beginning at 11 AM on Wednesdays preparing for the day. If you want to stop by between 11 AM and Noon, come to the side door if the large garage door is not open. Donations can be dropped off on Wednesdays anytime between 11 AM and when the Food Shelf closes at 6 PM.

A big thank you to all of our local gardeners for all their great produce throughout the summer! Everything was much appreciated!


THANK YOU again from the Volunteers and Clients

Where Can You Find Us?
The Food Shelf is located at 245 Main Street, Colchester, between Claussen’s Greenhouse and Union Memorial School. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

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

Questions? Email info@colchesterfoodshelf.org

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