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Fighting Summer Hunger; Helping Kids Grow and Learn

Summer vacation means fun and freedom for many children, but for the more than 127,000 children in Connecticut facing hunger, it means losing the one place that they could count on for a meal.

Families who rely on free or reduced-price school meals to feed their children throughout the school year are left struggling to find a way to keep their children fed when these programs end and summer vacation begins.

A family with two children has to provide more than 200 extra meals during the summer vacation when they don’t have access to school meals – and that’s an extremely difficult situation to face for most low-income families.

For every $1 donated, the Connecticut Food Bank can provide enough food to prepare two meals. Click here to donate.

Summer Meals Schedule for 2017

The Connecticut Food Bank will join community partners in Ansonia, Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Stratford and West Haven to help families meet the increased need for food that affects families during the summer when children don’t have access to school meals. We will offer additional Mobile Pantry sites in these communities throughout the summer season. The schedule for these additional mobile pantries is listed below.

Looking for programs in other communities? Check here!

Connecticut Food Bank Summer Mobile Pantry Schedule

MONDAY

TUESDAY

THURSDAY

JUNE

Week 1

27

NEW HAVEN
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
400 Columbus Avenue

JULY

Week 2

3

STAMFORD
11:30am – 12:30pm
Building One Community
75 Selleck Street

4

CLOSED HOLIDAY

6

NEW HAVEN
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Wilmot Crossing
120 Wilmot Road

5:45pm – 6:30pm
McConaughy Terrace
35 Genessee Park

JULY

Week 3

10

BRIDGEPORT
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Barnum/Waltersville School
495 Waterview Avenue

11

STRATFORD
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Holy Name of Jesus Church
1950 Barnum Avenue

NEW HAVEN
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Scantlebury Park
139 Ashmun Street

13

NEW HAVEN
Fairhaven
5:00pm – 6:00pm
John Martinez School
100 James Street

JULY

Week 4

17

STAMFORD
11:30am – 12:30pm
Building One Community
75 Selleck Street

18

WEST HAVEN
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Vertical Church
225 Meloy Road

NEW HAVEN
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
400 Columbus Avenue

20

ANSONIA
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Boys and Girls Club
28 Howard Avenue

JULY

Week 5

24

BRIDGEPORT
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Barnum/Waltersville School
495 Waterview Avenue

25

NEW HAVEN
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Scantlebury Park
139 Ashmun Street

EAST HAMPTON
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Epoch Arts
27 Skimmer Street

27

NEW HAVEN
Fairhaven
5:00pm – 6:00pm
John Martinez School
100 James Street

JULY

Week 6

31

STAMFORD
11:30am – 12:30pm
Building One Community
75 Selleck Street

August 1

NEW HAVEN
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
400 Columbus Avenue

3

NEW HAVEN
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Wilmot Crossing
120 Wilmot Road

5:45pm – 6:30pm
McConaughy Terrace
35 Genessee Park

AUGUST

Week 7

7

BRIDGEPORT
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Barnum/Waltersville School
495 Waterview Avenue

8

STRATFORD
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Holy Name of Jesus Church
1950 Barnum Avenue

NEW HAVEN
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Scantlebury Park
139 Ashmun Street

10

NEW HAVEN
Fairhaven
5:00pm – 6:00pm
John Martinez School
100 James Street

AUGUST

 

Week 8

14

STAMFORD
11:30am – 12:30pm
Building One Community
75 Selleck Street

15

WEST HAVEN
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Vertical Church
225 Meloy Road

NEW HAVEN
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
400 Columbus Avenue

17

ANSONIA
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Boys and Girls Club
28 Howard Avenue

AUGUST

Week 9

21

BRIDGEPORT
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Barnum/Waltersville School
495 Waterview Avenue

22

NEW HAVEN
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Scantlebury Park
139 Ashmun Street

EAST HAMPTON
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Epoch Arts
27 Skimmer Street

24

NEW HAVEN
Fairhaven
5:00pm – 6:00pm
John Martinez School
100 James Street

AUGUST

Week 10

28

STAMFORD
11:30am – 12:30pm
Building One Community
75 Selleck Street

29

NEW HAVEN
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
400 Columbus Avenue

31

NEW HAVEN
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Wilmot Crossing
120 Wilmot Road

5:45pm – 6:30pm
McConaughy Terrace
35 Genessee Park