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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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We recognize that we all may end up needing food and fellowship at some point in our lives and that empathy makes us committed to being here for you with open arms and hearts.


Below you will find the locations of all our meal sites and pantries.  In addition, see our Q&A page for a list of common questions and answers that might help you decide what will help you most.   For Pantry Guest Guidelines, download information here.

As always please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

USDA Non-discrimination information - download here.

Join Us

Meal Site
United Church of Chester
9 West Main Street, Chester  OPEN
Jun 13th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Meal Site
First Baptist Church of Essex
10 Prospect Street, Essex
Jun 14th, 5:30pm-6:30pm
Grocery Distribution
St. Mark's Catholic Church
222 McVeagh Road, Westbrook  OPEN
Jun 15th, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Grocery Distribution
First Church of Christ Congregational
366 Main St., Old Saybrook  OPEN
Jun 15th, 3:00pm-5:00pm

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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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