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Food Donation

The organizations listed below accepted donations of edible food in Addison County.

Bristol Have-A-Heart Community Food Shelf

The Bristol Have-A-Heart Community Food Shelf provides a community meal and packed bags for neighbors in need on the third Friday of evey month, usually. Look for a sign in front of the St. Ambrose Church the week of, announcing the Friday food shelf. Food shelf hours are 5 to 6:30 p.m. Donations can be dropped off on the Rectory porch at anytime. For donations of perishable foods, such as garden produce, or large donations, contact Kathy directly.

  • Address: St.Ambrose Catholic Church, 11 School St. Bristol, VT 05443
  • Contact: Kathy Burritt, kathy05443@ gmail.com, (802) 349-8530

HOPE - Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects Food Shelf

HOPE provides community-based poverty relief services to Addison County residents. Programs include a food shelf, a farmer supported produce gleaning operation, low-income housing development, and Retro-Works, a charity resale shop and warehouse. They accept donations from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call before you plan to drop off food donations.

Quin-Town Senior Center

Quin-Town Center for Senior Citizens is open 3 days a week, Monday, Wedsesday and Friday for community meals. Along with the seniors, the community is encouraged to join for meals. They open at 10 a.m., serve lunch promptly at noon, and close at 1 p.m.

Vergennes Congregational Church Food Shelf

Donation hours are during food shelf hours which occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2  to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 to 10 a.m. Contact Mike to donate outside of those hours. Acceptable donations include non-perishable foods. Please no open packages or frozen meat.  

Victory Baptist Church Food Pantry

Victory Baptist Church provides a food pantry for the Vergennes area. Food bank operations are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; donations welcome anytime between 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call before you plan to drop off food donations.

Vermont Food Bank

Each year, food producers and retailers provide the Foodbank with millions of pounds of food for distribution to our neighbors in need.