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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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Give Help

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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 1.2 million meals each year.  This includes home-style meals served each day at one of our 8 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:
Guests are welcome to visit one pantry site each week.
Facemasks must be worn.
 
TUESDAY 11:30am-2:15pm in WESTBROOK
St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 222 McVeagh Road

TUESDAY 2:00pm-4:00pm in OLD SAYBROOK 
First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational),366 Main Street

WEDNESDAY 3:30pm-6:00pm in CLINTON
First Church of Christ, Congregational, 55 Church Road, Clinton

THURSDAY 2:30pm-4:30pm in EAST LYME
St. John’s Episcopal Church,400 Main Street
Pantry is held inside

SATURDAY 8:30am - 10:30am in OLD LYME
First Congregational Church, 2 Ferry Road 
Pantry is held inside
Curbside pickup is no longer available



To Donate Food click here
For drop-off dates, times and locations


Locations of MEAL SITES 

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

Monday 5:00-6:00 p.m. - First Baptist Church of Essex
10 Prospect Street, Essex

Tuesday 5:00-6:00 p.m. - St. John's Episcopal Church
23 Main Street, Essex
DINE-IN ONLY

Wednesday 
Noon-1:00 p.m. - Grace Episcopal Church
336 Main Street, Old Saybrook
BOTH DRIVE UP AND DINE-IN

Wednesday 
5:00-6:00 p.m. - United Methodist Church
12 Commerce Street, Clinton
DINE-IN ONLY

Thursday 
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







Join Us

Grocery Distribution
St. Mark's Catholic Church
222 McVeagh Road, Westbrook
Feb 7th, 11:30am-2:15pm
Grocery Distribution
First Church of Christ Congregational
366 Main St., Old Saybrook
Feb 7th, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Meal Site
St. John's Episcopal Church
23 Main St., Essex
Feb 7th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Meal Site
Grace Episcopal Church
336 Main Street, Old Saybrook
Feb 8th, 12:00pm-1:00pm

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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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