Please help us keep this list up to date. To have information about your organization’s food shelf, soup kitchen or other similar program included in this list, or to update an existing entry, send details by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by regular mail to Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. Please be sure to include a daytime telephone number. For more information, call 603-727-3221. The complete list is always available on the Valley News website, www.vnews.com (click on “Things to Do”). Note: Food shelf hours of operation are subject to change. It is advisable to call ahead.
Mascoma Area Food Pantry: Senior Center, 1166 Route 4. By appointment on Wednesdays for residents of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Grafton and Orange. Walk-ins welcome throughout the week. 603-523-4333, ext. 106.
Friends of Mascoma Food Pantry: MTD Offices, 9 Mechanic St., Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30 p.m. For residents of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Grafton and Orange. 603-306-2754, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlestown Food Shelf: 54 Woodrise Road (off Lover’s Lane). Open Monday 9-11, Thursday and Friday 10-noon. 603-826-0012.
St. Mary Parish: 32 Pearl St. Mondays, 2-4 p.m. 603-542-9518.
Claremont Soup Kitchen: 51 Central St. Monday-Friday, 4-5 p.m. 603-543-3290.
Enfield Town Hall: 23 Main St. Thursday, 3-7 p.m. Serves residents of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Grafton and Orange. 603-306-2754, email@example.com.
KLS Community Food Pantry: First Baptist Church, 461 Main St. Serves residents of Andover, Bradford, Danbury, New London, Newbury, Salisbury, Springfield, Sunapee, Sutton, Warner and Wilmot. Wednesday, 5:30-70 p.m. Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m. 603-526-6511.
First Baptist Church: Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. First Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. and Fourth Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. 603-448-5618.
Listen Community Services: 60 Hanover St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 603-448-4553. Visit www.listencs.org.
Assembly of God Church: 45 Buckingham Place. Last Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. 603-448-3333.
Newport Food Pantry: 95 S. Main St. Serves residents of Newport, Sunapee, Acworth, Croydon, Grantham, Goshen, Lempster, Washington, Springfield and Unity. Monday, 9-noon; Tuesday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, noon-3 p.m.; Thursday, 9-noon. 603-863-3411.
Trinity Church of Nazarene Food Pantry: 41 Nazarene Drive. Serves residents of the towns of Haverhill, Benton, Bath, Piermont and Warren, and Wells River and Newbury, Vt. Third Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. 603-787-6177
Orford/Fairlee Food Shelf: Serving residents of Orford and Fairlee by appointment only. 802-333-4363 or 802-333-4062.
Community Resource Room and Food Pantry: Christ Community Church, big red barn on Route 12A, across from the fire station. Serving residents of Plainfield, Meriden and Cornish. First Thursday, third Friday and third Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. 603-469-3201.
Wellspring Worship Center: 407 N. Main St. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. 603-643-2700.
Ascutney Union Church Food Cupboard: 5243 Route 5. Serving residents of Ascutney, Weathersfield, Amsden, Perkinsville, Greenbush, Weathersfield Center/Bow and Windsor. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. 802-674-2484.
Bethel Area Food Shelf: 129 Church Street. Serving residents of Bethel and Barnard. Monday, noon-2 p.m.; Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. 802.234.6359.
Bradford Churches Food Shelf: Academy Building, 172 N. Main St. Monday-Thursday, 3-4 p.m.; Friday, 11-noon. 802-222-5108.
Chelsea Food Shelf: United Church of Chelsea, 13 North Common. Second Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., or by appointment. 802-685-3161.
Fairlee/Orford Food Shelf: Serving residents of Fairlee and Orford by appointment only. 802-333-4363 or 802-333-4062.
Hartland Food Shelf: Universalist Church, Hartland Four Corners. Friday 8-10 a.m. and by appointment. 802-436-2792 or 802-436-2224.
Newbury Bible Church: 17 Cross St. First and second Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; second and fourth Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon. 802-748-9870.
Randolph Area Food Shelf: 12 Prince Street. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 5-7 p.m. 802-431-0144. Visit www.randolphareafoodshelf.org.
Reading-West Windsor Food Shelf: Stone School on 3456 Tyson Road. Monday, 2-4 p.m., Thursday, 4-6. 803-484-9792. Visit www.rwwfoodshelf.org.
Lighthouse Food Shelf: Across the street from the Congregational Church, Route 132. Tuesday and Thursday,4:30-6:30 p.m. 802-763-2007.
Community Fellowship Church: 412 S. Windsor St. Thursday 5-7 p.m. 802-763-7016.
Thetford Food Shelf: Town Offices, 3910 Route 113. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon, and by appointment. 802-333-3725.
Tunbridge Community Food Shelf: Corner of Route 110 and Potash Road. Friday, 4-6 p.m. 802-889-3736.
Weathersfield Food Shelf: 1879 School, 1862 Route 106, Perkinsville. Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. 802-674-9365.
West Fairlee Community Food Shelf: Community Building, Route 113, Wednesday, 3 to 6 p.m., and by appointment. 802-333-4857.
White River Junction
Upper Valley Haven: 713 Hartford Ave. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 802-295-6500. Visit www.uppervalleyhaven.org.
Trinity Evangelical Free Church: 44 Main St. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Thursdays. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Closed the first week of each month. 802-674-6781. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Food Shelf: 217 Maxham Meadow Way. Monday, 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. 802-457-1185.
For Food Pantries
Want to help a local food pantry restock its shelves? Shelter managers suggest the following food items: Canned meat and fish, coffee, dried fruit, dry beans, flour, honey, hot or cold cereals, juice, macaroni and cheese, nuts, pancake and baking mixes, pasta, peanut butter, jelly, rice, soup, spices, sugar and tea. Many pantries also welcome personal hygiene items, including combs, deodorant, laundry detergent, shampoo, soap, tissues, toilet paper, toothbrushes and toothpaste. Some also collect food for dogs and cats.