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.


First Friday of the month - Social Services Help Day in Clinton - 9:00-10:00 a.m. (860-669-7347)

Fourth Thursday of the month - Social Services Help Day - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  (860-395-3188)

All guests are welcome to visit one pantry site each week for curb-side delivery. Facemasks must be worn.
Current SSKP Pantry hours as of March 1, 2021 are as follows:

TUESDAYS: 11:30am-2:15pm in WESTBROOK @ St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 222 McVeagh Road   

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

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

THURSDAYS: 2:30pm-4:30pm in NIANTIC @ St. John’s Episcopal Church, 400 Main Street  

SATURDAYS: 9:00am-11:00am in OLD LYME @ First Congregational Church, 2 Ferry Road 

Locations of Open meal sites with curb-side pick-up of meals to go:

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

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church, 23 Main Street, Essex

Wednesdays, noon-1:00 p.m.
Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Thursdays, 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

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

United Methodist Church Clinton - closed
First Congregational Church of Old Lyme - closed

Note:  The food bank truck is coming to the shoreline twice every month during the "Help Day Event" - the first Monday of the month in Clinton at the Town Annex parking Lot (across from the Tourist Information Booth), 48 East Main Street, Clinton (12:00 to 1:00 p.m.) - Cheryl Church, Coordinator, Clinton Social Services; the fourth Thursday of the month in Old Saybrook at Grace Episcopal Church, Old Saybrook (1:30 to 2:30 p.m.) - Sue Consoli, Coordinator, Old Saybrook Social Services Coordinator.  No sign-up - just bring your own bags.

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