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Feeding the Hungry Along the Shoreline

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get helpThe Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is an interfaith service that provides food and fellowship to those in need and educates our community on hunger and poverty.

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If you are having difficulty making ends meet, we are here for you.  You are welcome to join us for food and fellowship at our daily meal sites, and weekly at a pantry.  
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Our mission is made possible because of the generous support of our community.  You can make a difference: volunteer, hold a food drive, or make a financial contribution.  
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OUR MISSION:

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is an interfaith service that provides food and fellowship to those in need and educates our community on hunger and poverty.

 

Learn More  ABOUT WHAT WE DO:

We provide enough food for over 1 million meals each year.  This includes home-style meals served each day at one of our 9 meal sites, and groceries are available each week at one of our 5 food pantries.  We are an interfaith ministry, with all locations hosted by faith communities.

Note:  Volunteer meetings are suspended at this time.

Locations of Food Pantries:

All guests are welcome to visit one pantry site each week for curb-side delivery.
Facemasks must be worn.
Current SSKP Pantry hours as of March 1, 2021 are as follows:

TUESDAYS: 11:30am-2:15pm in WESTBROOK @ St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church,
222 McVeagh Road  
TUESDAYS: 1:00pm-4:00pm in OLD SAYBROOK @ First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational),
366 Main Street  
WEDNESDAYS: 3:30pm-6:00pm in CLINTON @ First Church of Christ, Congregational,
55 Church Road, Clinton 
THURSDAYS: 2:30pm-4:30pm in EAST LYME @ St. John’s Episcopal Church,
400 Main Street 
SATURDAYS: 9:00am-11:00am in OLD LYME @ First Congregational Church,
2 Ferry Road 

To donate food - click here for drop-off dates, times and locations.

 
Locations of OPEN MEAL SITES with curb-side pick-up of meals to go:

Mondays
, 5:00-6:00 p.m. - First Baptist Church of Essex, 10 Prospect Street, Essex 
 
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m. - St. John's Episcopal Church, 23 Main Street, Essex

Wednesdays, noon-1:00 p.m. - Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m. - Deep River Congregational Church, 1 Church Street, Deep River 

Fridays, noon-1:00 p.m. - Trinity Lutheran Church, 109 Main Street, Centerbrook 
 
Fridays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Westbrook Congregational Church, 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook

Sundays
, 5:00-6:00 p.m. - United Church of Chester, 29 West Main Street, Chester

All other meal sites are temporarily closed.







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Meal Site
Trinity Lutheran Church
109 Main Street, Centerbrook   OPEN
Mar 5th, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Meal Site
Westbrook Congregational Church
1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook OPEN
Mar 5th, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Grocery Distribution
First Congregational Church
2 Ferry Rd, Old Lyme  MEAL SITE CLOSED, PANTRY OPEN
Mar 6th, 9:00am-11:00am
Meal Site
United Church of Chester
9 West Main Street, Chester  OPEN
Mar 7th, 5:00pm-6:00pm

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Food Donations

Food Donations Perishable and non-perishable food can be donated at times convenient to you.  
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Program Listing & Locations

Program Listing We provide meals from 9 meal sites and distribute groceries from 5 food pantries.
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