Feeding the Hungry Along the Shoreline

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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.  (Note:  Checks should be made out to The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries and sent to PO Box 804, Essex, CT  06426.)

Donate Time

Donate Time

Our volunteers make a difference in the lives of those living in poverty on the shoreline.
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Donate Food

Food Donations

Perishable and non-perishable food can be donated at times convenient to you.  
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The Men's Auxiliary of VFW Post 10153 in Old Saybrook held a Golf Tournament to benefit The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries, raising $1,000.00.  These funds will provide enough food for 2,565 meals. “We sincerely thank the VFW of Old Saybrook for supporting our mission to feed the hungry,” said Patty Dowling, SSKP Executive Director.  “Because of the help of caring community partners like the Old Saybrook VFW Men’s Auxiliary we can make a place at the table for our neighbors in need.”

 

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Pictured (l-r) are VFW Post 10153 members Jim Knuson, Jim Schuler, Pete Baxter, Robert Bailey, SSKP Executive Director Patty Dowling, and SSKP Trustee Lindas Dillon.

Stories of Giving

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All our heartfelt thanks to those in our community who work so hard to help feed our neighbors in need. 
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Wish List

Wish List

There are always items we need at the soup kitchens.  If you would like to donate the following please call our office to arrange delivery at 860-388-1988.
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Planned Giving & Stocks

Planned Giving: 

By including The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries in your will, you can be assured that your support of those in need will continue as your legacy. Learn More
 

Gifts of Stock:  

Donors may transfer stocks and securities to The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries.
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Donor Privacy Policy

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP) respects your privacy. Our Donor Privacy Policy is based on one created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.

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