During this difficult time, more individuals may need assistance from food pantries. Here is the latest information regarding food pantries in the Danbury area:
Danbury Food Collaborative | (203) 883-0879
Members of the Danbury Food Collaborative which includes providers of critical food assistance services, including food pantries, congregate meal programs, and meal delivery programs, are implementing safety and hygiene precautions to protect the health of participants, volunteers, and staff. Pantries have transitioned from choice pantry models to pre-packed bags, adjusting sign-in and other operational processes to allow social distancing, and enhancing sanitizing practices. The Danbury Food Collaborative’s Guide to Accessing Food can be accessed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Please call ahead to determine whether operating hours have changed for food pantries or other programs.
The Association of Religious Communities | (203) 792-9450
The Association of Religious Communities (ARC) works to facilitate interfaith cooperation and other partnerships to alleviate the causes of violence, suffering and hatred while advancing peace, justice and human dignity. ARC is located at 24 Delay Street in Danbury, CT and will be giving out bags of food at 10:30am rather than handing out numbers at 10:30am for their distribution on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. For updated information, please visit their Facebook page at ARC- Association of Religious Communities.
The Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry | (203) 469-5000
The Connecticut Food Bank is committed to providing nutritious food to people in need. The current situation with COVID-19 is challenging for many organizations, including ours. We are monitoring the latest information from the CDC and State Government as we work to keep our food distribution safe and active. But day-to-day changes and disruptions are unavoidable. The Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry schedule is subject to change and will be continuously updated here.