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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in East Haven CT

Connecticut Food Bank
East Haven, CT 06512
Details: Connecticut Food Bank, a private, nonprofit organization, works with corporations, community organizations, and individuals to solicit, transport, warehouse and distribute donated food. By soliciting the food industry for products that will not sell –– items that are wholesome but might have some cosmetic flaw –– Connecticut Food Bank reduces waste and feeds people. Founded in 1982, Connecticut Food Bank is an affiliate of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network. Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of donated, emergency food in Connecticut. Through warehouses in East Haven, Fairfield, and Waterbury, and affiliated distribution centers in New London and Stamford, we provide food products to more than 650 soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries and child and adult day programs in Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties.
East Haven Food Pantry
East Haven, CT 06512
Details: Established by a small group of volunteers at the Old Stone Church in 1985. Serves 340 families or over one thousand individuals who receive 8,500 food items per month. Provides a 3 day emergency food supply to East Haven residents in need. Currently run by 30 dedicated volunteers who shop, stock shelves and distribute and deliver food. The majority of their food resources come from the donations by residents of East Haven. Location: Christ and the Epiphany Church; Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. and Saturday 11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.