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Complete List: Upper Valley Food Shelves

  • A volunteer selects a cantaloupe from produce donated by Willing Hands at the food shelf at the Haven in White River Junction, Vt., on November 25, 2013. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

  • Richards Elementary School fourth-graders David Irwin, left, and Emrhys Medbery leave the school on Dec.9, 2016 with pounds of potatoes they were carrying to the Newport Food Pantry. The school collected over a thousand pounds of potatoes, a tradition at the school for 24 years. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • Claremont residents Bill Dillon and Joan Petelle prepare lunches for the second day of The Children’s Community Lunch Coalition while volunteering at the Claremont Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry in Claremont, N.H., on June 20, 2016. (Valley News - Mac Snyder) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • Mascoma Valley Regional High School student Pashents White stores meats in the school's food pantry freezer after a delivery of food from the Friends of Mascoma on Feb. 14, 2017 in West Canaan, N.H. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • Mascoma Valley Regional High School student Russell Holland helps to unload the Friends of Mascoma van for the school food pantry in West Canaan, N.H., on Feb. 14, 2017. Friends of Mascoma volunteer Bud Baker was helping. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • A student from Richards Elementary School in Newport, N.H. carries a bag of potatoes to the Newport Food Pantry on Dec. 9, 2016. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


Thursday, April 07, 2016

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.

Vermont

Ascutney

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

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

Bradford Churches Food Shelf: Academy Building, 172 N. Main St. Monday-Thursday, 3-4 p.m.; Friday, 11-noon. 802-222-5108.

Chelsea

Chelsea Food Shelf: United Church of Chelsea, 13 North Common. Second Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and fourth Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. Emergency needs by appointment, 802-685-3280.

Fairlee

Orford/Fairlee Food Shelf: Town Hall, Town Common Road, Fairlee. Serving residents of Orford and Fairlee on Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m.-noon. 802-333-4363 or 802-333-4062.

Hartland

Hartland Food Shelf: Universalist Church, Hartland Four Corners. Friday 8-10 a.m. and by appointment. 802-436-2792 or 802-436-2224.

Newbury

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

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

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.

Sharon

Lighthouse Food Shelf: Across the street from the Congregational Church, Route 132. Tuesday and Thursday,4:30-6:30 p.m. 802-763-2007.

South Royalton

Royalton Food Shelf: 2955 Route 14, South Royalton. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.

Thetford

Thetford Food Shelf: Town Offices, 3910 Route 113. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon, and by appointment. 802-698-8956.

Tunbridge

Tunbridge Community Food Shelf: Corner of Route 110 and Potash Road. Friday, 4-6 p.m. 802-889-3736.

Weathersfield

Weathersfield Food Shelf: 1879 School, 1862 Route 106, Perkinsville. Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. 802-674-9365.

West Fairlee

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, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 802-295-6500. Visit www.uppervalleyhaven.org.

Windsor

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. trinitypam4him@gmail.com.

Woodstock

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.

New Hampshire

Canaan

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, food@friendsofmascoma.org.

Charlestown

Charlestown Food Shelf: Old Town Hall, 29 Summer St. Open Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9-11 a.m. 603-499-3504.

Claremont

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

Friends of Mascoma Food Pantry: 23 Main St. Thursday, 3-5:30 p.m. Serves residents of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Grafton and Orange. 603-306-2754, food@friendsofmascoma.org.

New London

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.

Lebanon

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

Newport Food Pantry: 95 S. Main St. Serves residents of Newport, Sunapee, Acworth, Croydon, Grantham, Goshen, Lempster, Washington, Springfield and Unity. Monday, 9 a.m.-noon; Tuesday, 4:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon- 2 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon. 603-863-3411.

North Haverhill

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

Orford/Fairlee Food Shelf: Town Hall, Town Common Road, Fairlee. Serving residents of Orford and Fairlee on Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m.-noon. 802-333-4363 or 802-333-4062.

Plainfield

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.

West Lebanon

Wellspring Worship Center: 407 N. Main St. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. 603-643-2700.

Woodsville

Good Shepherd Ecumenical Food Pantry: 65 S. Court St. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10.a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday 6-7 p.m. Serving residents of Haverhill, Benton, Orford, Piermont, Warren, Woodstock, Wentworth, Bath, Landaff, Lisbon, Lyman and Monroe. 603-243-0327.

Helpful Items 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.