East Haven Food Pantry

The East Haven food pantry has implemented a drive up option for pick up.  Arrive during regular open hours, volunteers will place a bag of food in your vehicle.   

** Update  4/6/20** 

The East Haven Food Pantry will be closed on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

After this Saturday closing, hours will be as stated below. 

Hours of operations:   Tuesday 9-11 and Saturday 10-12.

39 Park Place, East haven, CT 06512.

Donations can be dropped off during these hours as well. Please consider donating to the food pantry, together we can get through these difficult times. 

Stay safe. 

Please contact the East Haven Food Pantry for up-to-date  information
Location: Christ and the Epiphany Church 39 Park Place view map
Phone: 467–4668
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. and Saturday 10:00a.m. – 12 noon
Winter Closings as of 12/14/17:  Pantry will be closed during the week when schools are either canceled or on a delay.
About the Food Pantry
  • Established by a small group of volunteers at the Old Stone Church in 1985.
  • Serves 340 families or over one thousand individuals who receive 8,500 food items per month.
  • Provides a 3 day emergency food supply to East Haven residents in need.
  • Currently run by 30 dedicated volunteers who shop, stock shelves and distribute food.
  • The majority of their food resources come from the donations by residents of East Haven.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Donations: Accepted anytime the pantry is open. Monitary donations can be mailed to the address above. Food is needed throughout the year, not just holidays.
How do I get groceries from the Food Pantry? 
  • Show proof that you live in East Haven.
  • Residents can come twice in a calendar month to pick up food.
  • At Thanksgiving receive a food basket and turkey with all the trimmings.
Please do not forget that in this bad economy your donations are needed more than ever.
You Can Help Your Neighbors in Need!
  • Organize a neighborhood food drive.
  • Make regular monetary donations.
  • Promote public awareness by telling others about us.
  • Volunteer Opportunites:
    • Use your truck to transport our grocery supplies.
    • Distribute food when the Pantry is open.
    • Collect food from area schools and churches.
    • Every November help in Thanksgiving food collection and distribution.