Donations of Scientific Calculators and Clothing Requested

Thank you to those who have already responded with their gently use calculators for our middle and high school students. We are still in need of two TI-84-Plus calculators and a TI-30.

We also need men’s jeans, sweatshirts of all sizes, and size 6 boys clothing and size 3-4T girls. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Home Goods Requests

Thank you to those who have already responded with their gently use calculators for our middle and high school students. We are still in need of two TI-84-PLUS calculators and a TI-30.

We also need men’s jeans, sweatshirts of all sizes, and size 6 boys clothing and size 3-4T girls. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Food Bank of Marlborough First Saturdays

The Food Bank is open the first Saturday of every month in order to accept donations.  The hours are 10 am to 12 pm.  The Food Bank is scheduled to be open Saturday, October 1st, 2016.  Donations can be brought to the Food Bank at 3 Wilhenger Drive every Tuesday during open hours, as well, or non-perishable foods can be brought to Elmer Thienes administration office (hours: school year 8 am-4 pm; Summer 8:30 am-3 pm), to Marlborough Country Store (45 N. Main St.) or to Town Hall during posted hours.  If unsure if the Food Bank is open, call 860-295-6008 between 10 am and noon on the Saturday in question.

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Thank you, hometown farmers!

Thank you to all our hometown farmers including the children of St. John Fisher for sharing their bounty with the families we serve! Our families are enjoying fresh produce because of your amazing gardens!!

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Food Bank Clients Eligible to use Mobile Food Share in Hebron

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   Aug. 16, 30, Sept. 13, 27, Oct. 11, 25, Nov. 8, 22, and Dec. 6 and 20th, 2016. Please check the website for the mobile food share truck to confirm:  www.foodshare.org  (type “mobile” in the search box)

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Liberty Bank — Thanks to Chris Costa

We are grateful for our partnership with Liberty Bank who will be collecting toiletries for our families throughout the entire month of June! Thank you, branch manager Chris Costa for reaching out!

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“Like” Food Bank of Marlborough, Connecticut on Facebook to Receive Timely Updates

New: we are now on Facebook! To “Like” us and receive timely updates, please type in Food Bank of Marlborough, Connecticut in your Facebook search bar.  Please “share” our posts with your friends, too, so that our posts reach a wider audience.

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Donate at Marlborough Elementary School, Town Hall and more

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.

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You can also donate non-perishable goods at the box at Town Hall during their posted hours, and at The Shoppes at Marlborough Country Barn, 45 No. Main Street, Marlborough.

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The Food Bank managers and volunteers thank these partners for their generous support.

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Food Bank Weather Policy

The Food Bank of Marlborough follows the closing schedule of Elmer Thienes (Marlborough) Elementary school.  If Elmer Thienes is closed, the Food Bank will be closed.

If unsure of the status of the Food Bank, call 860-295-6008 during open hours.  If the Food Bank is open, a volunteer will answer the phone.  If there is no answer, the Food Bank is closed.  The open hours are Tuesdays 10 am to noon and 3:30 to 5:30 pm, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 am to noon (for donations only).

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High School Volunteers for the Food Bank

Four volunteer slots are available each Tuesday during our afternoon hours and for the first Saturday of each month when we are open for donations.  The new procedure for high school volunteers to sign up is on the “High School Volunteers” page on this website.

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