Connecticut Food Banks >> Stamford Food Assistance

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Stamford CT

Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church - Food Pantry
Stamford, CT 06901
203.348.8755
Details: The food pantry operates weekly distributing supplemental food to a diverse population of approximately 300 clients who are low to moderate income based on the Standard Metro Statistical Area (SMSA).
JFS Kosher Food Pantry
Stamford, CT 06901
203.921.4161
Details: The JFS Kosher Food Pantry services the Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, Westport, Weston, Wilton and Norwalk Jewish communities. It providers Kosher food and personal care items, including assistance for pharmacy and transportation, to members of our community experiencing financial difficulties and are unable to afford food and household items for their families.
New Covenant House of Hospitality
Stamford, CT 06904
203.964.8228
Details: New Covenant House mission is “to provide a nutritious meal to all those who are hungry. By creating a safe, warm and compassionate environment, we are taking the first steps toward empowering men, women, and children to reach their full potential and regain their dignity and self-respect.” We are open every day to the public and provide three meals daily to anyone hungry. We also have a food pantry program that distributes bagged groceries every Tuesday, serving approximately 625 families each month. New Covenant House is the only soup kitchen in the greater Stamford area. The soup kitchen is an alternative for low income people to enjoy three meals daily at no charge. The food pantry offers alternatives for families unable to eat at the soup kitchen by providing bagged groceries, which is ideal for working families that need a supplement of food to make ends meet each month. In addition, we have an after-school and summer meal program that provides poor and disadvantaged children attending the Yerwood Center after-school and summer camp program a nutritious breakfast and a hot nutritious meal Monday through Friday at 4:00pm.
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc.
Stamford, CT 06906
203.358.8898
Details: The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc., a fully recognized I.R.C. 501 (c) (3) charity, is lower Fairfield County’s primary hunger-relief organization. We provide food to more than 85 non-profit agencies and programs that serve low income people in our six town service area through bags of groceries and congregate meals. These include soup kitchens, food pantries, child care programs, homeless shelters, senior centers, domestic violence safe houses, and rehabilitation programs. During 2013, The Food Bank distributed 2,341,421 pounds of food to its member agencies at a savings to them of more than $3.7 million over the wholesale cost of the food. These agencies reported serving over 4 million meals to more than 150,000 individuals (unduplicated only within each agency) during this period. The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc. originated in 1984 as an agency of the Council of Churches and Synagogues. In January 2003, The Food Bank became an independent entity with its own board of directors. The Food Bank is a Connecticut non-profit corporation that is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Food Bank’s mission is to provide nutritious food to non-profit organizations that feed the hungry in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, and Wilton while seeking to raise awareness of,and promote action to combat, hunger in those communities.
The Salvation Army - Stamford Corps
Stamford, CT 06902
203.359.2320
Details: Food Pantry - Available monthly or as needed on emergency basis. Appointments scheduled during site hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.