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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Danbury CT

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County - Morning Glory Breakfast Program
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: Morning Glory Breakfast Program serves a hot and healthy meal to the hungry and homeless of the Danbury area. Operating out of 15 Spring Street in Danbury, the program in conveniently located to the homeless shelters. Morning Glory serves a hot breakfast and provides a safe and warm environment to the neediest in the area. Morning Glory works in collaboration with other agencies to provide education and referrals to assist with ending homelessness. Currently a multitude of agencies and programs use Morning Glory as a location to outreach to the hardest to reach populations and provide services and an end to their homelessness. Morning Glory has served over 100,000 meals since opening in October of 2007. There is no cost associated with meals or engagement with agencies; guests are only asked to sign in when they arrive. All participation in services with visiting agencies and programs is voluntary.
Community Action Committee of Danbury Food Pantry
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: CACD's food pantry is one of the three largest food pantries in Danbury. The Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The food pantry provides healthy, nutritious food once per month to income-eligible households and individuals. The Food Pantry supplies food to clients on an eligibility basis that is determined by income. Families with income below 200% of the federal poverty level are eligible for Food Pantry benefits. Required proof of eligibility includes a photo ID and proof of household income for all members of the family. The number of meals distributed continues to rise as economic conditions in the area worsen. On an average month CACD serves around 250 people per month at the food pantry. In order to help low-income families and individuals, CACD is seeking both monetary and non-perishable food contributions. The agency's goal is to keep people from being hungry.
Daily Bread Food Pantry
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: Our mission is to help those in need of food whatever their circumstances, and maintain the dignity of our clients in a compassionate and caring atmosphere. HOURS OF OPERATION: Mondays 10:00am-11:30am, Fridays 10:00am-11:30am. The Daily Bread offers one bag of groceries per month. To receive groceries, you need two forms of identification: a passport or license and a bill or mail to confirm your current address.
Dorothy Day Hospitality House
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: Dorothy Day Hospitality House provides the following services (all at 11 Spring Street in Danbury): Breakfast - every day at 7am, Afternoon meal - every day from 3:15pm to 4:45pm - takeout sandwich bags are also available, Shelter from the Cold - Winter months - Nov 15-April 15 - 6pm to 8:30pm - The kitchen will be open to give you a place to sit and warm up. Food may or may not be served, Shelter - every night at 9pm - guests leave at 6am - maximum stay 30 days during summer months - no children -over 18 only.
IAM Interfaith AIDS Ministry of Greater Danbury - The Living Pantry
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: The Living Pantry is a client choice, personal shopping, food and personal care pantry, providing fresh foods including meat, poultry, fruits, vegetables and dairy products, along with non-perishable food, personal care items and nutrition education, for those living with HIV/AIDS and their families and/or significant others. People with HIV/AIDS are, thankfully, living longer but they are developing diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and kidney disease, all of which are impacted by food choices. A nutritionist funded by the USDA, SNAP program, offers education regarding choosing healthful diets for our pantry recipients. Acting as a personal shopper, clients learn, on the spot, which foods are best for them, given their medical condition. We are the only pantry to offer this service. The goal of the Living Pantry is to assist people living with HIV/AIDS access the best nutrition, develop healthy eating habits, and live healthier lives. The Living Pantry was started in 1995 to meet the special needs of those living with HIV /AIDS. HIV is a debilitating virus that can interrupt the body’s ability to fight off life threatening diseases. Research has shown that eating a healthy diet can lessen the impact of the disease. The food pantry provides both nutritious food and assistance to clients to use their other food resources, including food stamps, most effectively. Personal care items, not covered by food stamps, were added to improve the health and quality of life of our clients. These include toilet paper, soap, shampoo and other personal hygiene products. The pantry is open every other week; Fresh foods including meats, vegetables, fruits, bread, milk, eggs; Non-perishable food with an emphasis on protein and micro-nutrients; Personal care items, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc.; Personal nutrition assessments; Nutrition education through food shopping assistance; Nutrition education through recipes, food safety tips, nutrition focused lunch and learn forums, tastings; HIV/AIDS prevention resources; Home delivery option, if necessary; Bi-lingual assistance and material
The Salvation Army - Danbury Corps
Danbury, CT 06810
Details: Community Emergency Assistance: Monday to Friday – 9:30 to 11:45 AM, also Tuesday and Wednesday – 1:30 to 3:30 PM Food, Rental, and Utility Assistance; Monday and Thursday – 1:30 to 3:30 PM Clothing Vouchers