Please join us in welcoming David Pratt and Dawn Tavolieri as our new co-managers of the Food Bank. Kathy Mucha is our long-time Pantry Manager. Many thanks to retiring manager Joanne Goode.
We will not be participating in the Postal Workers Food Drive this Mother’s Day weekend.
Please consider supporting the nation-wide Public Works Food Drive being done in conjunction with MES later this month!
Thank you as always for your generosity.
Help Marlborough Public Works Help Put an End to Hunger
During National Public Works Week.
All collected items will go to Marlborough Food Bank
When: National Public Works Week May 20th-25th 2018
Where can I donate? All week during hours of operation at:
*Marlborough Town Hall
*Richmond Memorial Library
*Elmer Thienes /Mary Hall Elementary School
*Marlborough Transfer Station: Saturday, May 19th from 8 AM – 2 PM
PLEASE CHECK EXPIRATION DATES!
Adult toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, 5 lb. bags of sugar, Juices, Jelly, Soup (Progresso/Chunky size), Pasta sauce, Canned Ravioli, Spaghettios, etc., Mayonnaise, Parmesan Cheese, Maple Syrup, Fruit/Applesauce cups, Salad Dressings, Dish & Laundry Detergent
For questions regarding the Food Bank, contact them at 860-295-6008 or email@example.com
We will be open Saturday, June 2nd for donations only. The Food Bank is open the first Saturday of every month in order to accept donations. The hours are 10 am to 12 pm.
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.
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 11 am to 11:30 am to distribute fresh produce. To confirm dates and times, please confirm using one of the following ways:
www.foodshare.org (type “mobile” in the search box)
Text Foodshare to 85511 for “Mobile Foodshare On Demand”; answer the prompts and have the schedule sent right to your phone. Once you are opted-in, Foodshare will also text you cancellations and schedule changes.
call Foodshare 860-286-9999
Requesting donations of the following items:
Canned Ravioli, Spaghettios, Corned Beef Hash
Soup (large cans like Progresso/Campbell’s Chunky)
Pasta and Sauce
In case of inclement weather: If road safety permits, the food bank will be open. The best way to know is to call the food bank number (860-295-6008); if no answer, call back in case of a delayed opening. Town Hall will be informed and it will be posted on our Facebook page and the community page. 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).
The gross yearly income guidelines are as follows:
Household size: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Gross Income: 28,341 38,164 47,987 57,810 67,633 77,456
Household size: 7 8
Gross Income: 87,279 97,102
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.
If you have a large item to donate please contact us and we will post it on our large item bulletin board. When a family expresses interest we then contact you. They are responsible for picking up the item. Having a photo is helpful whenever possible. We appreciate you working with us! Thank you.