You can make a difference
Your donation will be used to provide food to those in need, we are a frugal organization, and we pledge to be good stewards of your donation. 89 cents of every dollar donated is used to support our pantries, meal sites, and heat-n-eat.
Donations can be mailed to PO Box 804 Essex CT 06426. We accept cash or checks. Checks are to made out to The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries.
We utilize volunteers to provide our services—it is how we can provide almost 900,000 meals worth of food every year—their commitment makes our mission come alive.
Because we shop at 2 area food banks where food costs 5-12 cents a pound, and receive donations of food, every dollar donated can be leveraged to provide four meals, each meal served on average costs 32 cents.
Your donation makes a difference in the lives of those in need—know that you helped your neighbor in a tangible way. We are in existence because of those who support us, and we thank you for your generosity.
Here are some easy ways you can help to raise funds for the soup kitchens.