Colchester Community Food Shelf

A volunteer at the Colchester Community Food Shelf stocks shelves July 22. The food shelf has seen an 81% increase in first time visitors this year. 

This letter is from the Colchester Community Food Shelf.


Dear Colchester Residents,

2020 could be a year we will never forget. The Colchester Food Shelf will be on the side of never forgetting all you have done for us and those citizens who have and will continue to need our help!

Your financial donations have been outstanding and have given us the ability to purchase non-perishable groceries as well as fresh produce during these winter months. Your Wednesday trips to the Food Shelf with your donations totaling over 36,000 pounds including 200 turkeys for Thanksgiving and more than 1300 pounds of fresh produce during the gardening months. There are a lot of green thumbs in Colchester, generous green thumbs.

Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness and generosity. We appreciate it more than words can express.

Please continue to follow the guidelines, stay safe and stay well.

Sincerely,

The CCFS Board of Directors, All Our Volunteers and Those We Serve

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