Food Shelf News

Thank You
Thank you to the following for your recent support: Charlotte Organic COOP and Anne Castle, Charlotte Congregational Church, Karol Jane Josselyn, Charles and Liz DesLauriers, Susan and Robbie Hall, Sharon Richards and Doug Weaver, Lori Racha and Damon Silverman for the donation on behalf of their daughters Kate and Chloe Silverman in honor of their teachers at Charlotte Central School. Thank you to Eileen and George of Horsford’s Nursery for the many years of providing wreaths and donations. Thank you to Charles and Julia Russell, Henri Proutt, Andrew Prescott, Laura Cahners-Ford, Deborah Cook, Tim and Mary Volk, Ben and Anne Mason. Thank you to David and Cecily Robbins, as well as Anne Marie Plant, in honor of Patty Naritomi’s birthday. Thank you to Stuart Bennett and Pati Naritomi, and to Ed Amidon and Louise McCarren.

Quarterly Report
October: 25 families served for a total of 85 individuals
November: 22 families served for a total of 80 individuals
December: 32 families served for a total of 101 individuals

Welcome to new volunteers Anne Marie Angriola and Kelly Stockwell!  We are looking forward to volunteering with you.

Wish List
Granola bars, kid-healthy cereal, crackers, popcorn, pudding cups, trail mix, spaghetti sauce, shelf parmesan cheese, vegetable, beef and chicken noodle soups. Thank you!

We are a volunteer organization so all donations you make to the Food Shelf go directly for food and assistance to our local neighbors in need. Thank you so much for considering donating today. Checks may be mailed to Charlotte Food Shelf & Assistance, P.O. Box 83, Charlotte, VT 05445.

Donated food drop-off locations
All nonperishable food donations may be dropped off at the Charlotte Library, the Charlotte Congregational Church vestry, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (main entrance) or at the Food Shelf during the distribution mornings. We request that all fresh foods be dropped off at the Food Shelf before the Wednesday distribution hours or before 7:30 a.m. on the Thursday distribution mornings.

The Charlotte Food Shelf is located on the lower level of the Charlotte Congregational Church vestry.  Distribution days/times are posted in this newspaper and on the bulletin board in the Charlotte Congregational Church Hall.  You may also call the Food Shelf number (425-3252) for a recording of the distribution times.

New Facebook Page
“Like” us at our new Facebook page Charlotte Community Food Shelf and Assistance to see photos and get updates on all the Food Shelf activities.

We are open to all community residents. Privacy is very important and respected in our mission of neighbor helping neighbor.

For emergency food call John at (802) 425-3130.
For emergency assistance (electricity, fuel) call Cindi at (802) 425-3234.
For more information call Karen at (802) 425-3252.

Important Upcoming 2018 Charlotte Food Shelf Distribution Dates
Wednesdays, Feb. 7 and 21, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays, Feb. 8 and 22, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Wednesdays, March 7 and 21, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays, March 8 and 22, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.