News from The Wolcott Food Pantry


The Wolcott Food  Pantry volunteers would like to thank the residents of Wolcott that support our mission of helping those in our community that need a hand-up.

Our current food distribution model is a  bi-weekly distribution and we operate as a drive-through service with pre-packed bags of food placed in the trunk or back seat of the clients vehicle.

Our distribution dates for the next few weeks as follows (all Wednesdays):
June 9th, June 23rd,  July 7th and July 21st.
We distribute food between 8:45 AM to 11:45 AM

If you or someone you know is in need of food and is a Wolcott resident, please contact the Wolcott Food Pantry at 203-704-7402. We are located at 158 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT.

We accept non-perishable food donations at our drop-off box located at our front door(7 x 24)  or stop in on Monday & Tuesday between 8:30 and 11AM and say hello!.

If you’re out shopping, and would like to drop-off some food, here’s  a short list of food products that would be helpful:

Shelf-Stable Milk
Canned Fruit
Canned Juices
Boxed Meals
Canned Chicken
Baked Beans
Peanut Butter
Canned Meats
Canned Pastas
Jarred Pasta Sauce
Instant Potatoes
Salad Dressing

A few local organizations  (Pat’s, Walsh’s, the Post Office and the Wolcott Library)  also provide locations at the checkout to leave a food donation for the Pantry. We thank the management of those  locations for their on-going support.

Monetary donations can be mailed to:
Wolcott Resource Center – Food Pantry
PO Box 6172
Wolcott, CT. 06716

Thank you to the Mayor,  Town Council members,  Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Brownies (and all their  moms, dads and mentors), our local school children (and administrators)  and the residents of Wolcott that continue to support or mission and make it possible for us to provide some food assistance to those that need a hand-up.

And last but not least, thank you to the volunteers that show up on a regular basis to help make it all happen.  You are the best !