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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in New London CT

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, Inc. - New London Office
New London, CT 06320
Details: Emergency help for families facing emergency situations can be found at Catholic Charities in Norwich, New London and Willimantic. The primary goal of Emergency Services and Case Management Services is to provide , information and referrals to community resources, as well as case management for individuals and families in crisis situations to help meet their immediate basic needs.
Gemma E. Moran United Way/ Labor Food Center
New London, CT 06320
Details: Since 1988, the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, located in New London, has played a key role in providing one of the building blocks to a good quality of life by feeding food insecure individuals and families all across our community. Alleviating Hunger in New London County. The Food Center is one of three food banks in the state. Every year, the Food Center distributes more than two million pounds of donated, surplus food to 96 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, child care centers, community meal sites, and programs for the elderly. These member agencies in turn provide food and meals to 20,000 men, women and children throughout New London County each month. The Food Center is an official Partner Distribution Organization (PDO). This status ensures a partnership with the Connecticut Food Bank in East Haven, the largest food bank in the state, to provide a product allocation based on poverty levels as determined by the census. Through the CT Food Bank, we are also a member of Feeding America which allows the purchase of approximately $7 worth of food for every $1.
New London Area Food Pantry
New London, CT 06320
Details: The New London Area Food Pantry is located in the basement (use side entrance) of the O.I.C. Building at 106 Truman St., New London, CT. Our hours of operation are: Monday 2 to 4pm, Tuesday 10 to 12am and Thursday 10 to 12am. Objective: To give each person a 3 day emergency supply of food.
Senior and Community Services at the JFEC
New London, CT 06320
Details: The JFEC offers a variety of activities and support services for Seniors and the general community. If you are having an acute crisis that requires some guidance and assistance, we may be able to be of help. We have a food pantry which is open Mondays and Thursdays from 1-2 p.m. and Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bring a photo ID or another form of ID that shows your permanent address. A Kosher Hot Lunch for people 60+ is offered on Mondays in New London at Congregation Beth El and on Tuesdays in Norwich at Beth Jacob Synagogue. The lunch is usually followed by an activity or program. A small voluntary donation per meal is requested. Excursions are offered weekly, as are trips to the theater and movies. If you are isolated and unable to get out of the house easily we can arrange for pick ups, and help you get to doctor’s appointments or go shopping. We also assist with the online purchase and delivery of groceries from either Stop & Shop or ShopRite. We also offer utility and oil assistance through FEMA and the United Way of Southeastern CT, respectively. We can also provide some direct minimal assistance and help you find and navigate your way through state or other local social service agencies that may be able to assist you. If you want to remain in your home, or transition back to your home from the hospital or a convalescent center we can help with that transition.
St. James Episcopal Church - The Lord's Pantry
New London, CT 06320
Details: The work of The Lord's Pantry is divided into two areas: Financial Assistance and Food Staples. The Financial Assistance mission helps those who need one-time help for items like prescriptions, large gas or water bill, transportation home, or a pair of work boots. Funding comes from our operating budget, from donations given to Fr. Michael at weddings and funerals, and from your donations. Financial Assistance is available by appointment. The Food Mission is the most visible part of our ministry, and the one that gets the greatest use. Often we can help people with non-perishable staples so that they can use their own cash for other problems. In the winter, people often have larger demands made on their cash for medical, heating, clothing and other bills. The flexibility that these staples provide is not only healthful and sustaining, it also helps our guests retain a stronger sense of independence and self-reliance. For food doners, it is a way you can supplement your pledge to the essential community work of St James so that The Lord's Pantry can be a self-sustaining ministry... a negligible burden on the budget. The Lord's Pantry is open Weekdays, 9:30 AM-12 noon.
The New London Community Meal Center Inc.
New London, CT 06320
Details: The New London Community Meal Center was established in 1985 in the New London area. It was created to respond to the needs of New London's most vulnerable residents by providing nutritious meals in a kind, hospitable and clean environment. The organization currently provides lunch five days a week and dinner six days a week, including Saturday dinner served by a downtown New London church. The New London Community Meal Center served 73,518 meals to 35,000 in one fiscal year.
The Salvation Army - New London Corps
New London, CT 06320
Details: The Salvation Army’s New London Corps provides food to those in need from New London and surrounding communities throughout the year, along with food and toys during the holiday season. Food Pantry – Available by appointment on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.