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.

Results from Essex Savings Banks' customers recent voting in the Bank's Community Investment Program were announced in April, and we have exciting news to share!

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries ranked first in Essex Savings Banks' 2017 balloting results, earning 580 votes. Many thanks to all who voted! Because of your support, Essex Savings Bank donated $3,705.00 to SSKP, which will provide enough food for 10,290 meals for those in need! We are so grateful to Essex Savings Bank and to our caring community of supporters.

Since the ballot’s inception in 1996, the Bank has donated over $500,000 to the top ten organizations. During that time, the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP) has continuously ranked first, claiming nearly $114,000 in funds.

Ellen Rabin, SSKP Executive Director, remarked “I am grateful for the tremendous support of the shoreline community for the mission of SSKP. The food and fellowship provided through both the groceries distributed at food pantries and the hot homemade food served at meal sites relieve hunger and demonstrate that we all care about our neighbors. Essex Savings Bank is a generous partner supporting the communities on the Connecticut Shoreline and boosting the quality of life for all of us. Thank you Essex Savings Bank and everyone who endorsed our mission with their vote.”


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