The food bank managers are requesting the following items that are low in inventory:
|Mac & Cheese
|Monetary Donations, too!
*Please note: the Food Bank cannot accept expired or opened items. Kindly check expiration dates before donating food to the Bank.* Perishable items should only be dropped off at the Food Bank
Non-perishable items may be dropped off at the Food Bank, or at our partner locations: Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough (Elmer Thienes) Elementary School in the Administrative Office, and Oneida Holistic Center, 8 Hebron Road (Country Roads Wine Shop building, second floor), during open hours.
The Food Bank is located at 3 Wilhenger Drive, Marlborough (slightly south of the Congregational Church off of South Main Street).
Please call 860-295-6008 on Tuesday’s open hours if you have any questions, or email the Food Bank at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call co-manager Joanne Goode at (860) 295-8104 or (860) 539-6123 or co-manager Dave Wagner at (860) 295-9863. They will be happy to answer questions or arrange for donation drop-offs.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S.Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Food Bank clients are eligible to use the mobile food share truck, which comes every other Tuesday to 1 Main St., Hebron, CT (behind the Congregational Church) from 10:30 to 11:00 am to distribute fresh produce. The truck is next scheduled to be in Hebron on May 21st. Click on the link to see more information on the mobile food share truck: www.foodshare.org (type “mobile” in the search box)
The Food Bank will be open the first Saturday of each month for donations only. The hours are 10 am to 12 pm. The Food Bank will be open Saturday, June 1st, 2013. Donations can be brought to the Food Bank at 3 Wilhenger Drive every Tuesday during open hours, as well, or to Elmer Thienes administration office (hours: school year 8am-4pm; Summer 8:30 am-3pm), Oneida Holistic Center (8 Hebron Road, 2nd Floor [Country Roads Wine Shop Bldg] or to Town Hall during posted hours.
Eagle Scout candidate Andrew Raymond’s project involved collecting pet food for the Food Bank of Marlborough and for POA (Protectors of Animals). He did an amazing job; he collected 3,000 pounds of pet food! The Food Bank managers, volunteers and clients are grateful Andrew donated the pet food. In addition, co-manager Joanne Goode reports Andrew was a joy to work with. Andrew is from Boy Scout Troop 39 of Marlborough.
DID YOU KNOW that you can donate non-perishable food items or checks at Marlborough Elementary School every day during working hours (school year 8am-4pm: summer 8:30 am-3pm)? Under their “Families Feeding Families” program, the administration, staff and students maintain a donation box to support the food bank. This generous program allows donors the freedom of stopping in at the school office anytime the school is open to make a donation, or sending in items with students on the bus. Special thanks to teacher Ellen Eastwood, the administration, other faculty and students.
You can also donate non-perishable goods at the box at Town Hall during their posted hours.
Oneida Holistic Center, 8 Hebron Road, 2nd Floor (Country Roads Wine Shop building), also accepts donations during their posted hours.
The Food Bank managers and volunteers thank these partners for their generous support.
The Food Bank of Marlborough Home Goods Room has great need of the following items: new or used pots and pans, yarn, towels, pillowcases, blankets, comforters and sheets (especially queen fitted/flat), lamps and new bed pillows. Please note that these items can only be donated at the Food Bank on Wilhenger Drive during donation hours (Tuesdays from 10 am to noon and from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, and on first Saturdays from 10 am to noon).
PayPal is here! Donate to the Food Bank seamlessly via your PayPal account–no more writing/mailing checks! *Important note: the Food Bank of Marlborough is sponsored by the Congregational Church of Marlborough. The Food Bank has 501(c)3 charitable status via this sponsorship. Your donations will be directly deposited into the Food Bank checking account. Your donations are fully tax-deductible.