Friends Feeding Friends

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Who is able to shop at the food pantries?

A: Residents of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Grafton, and Orange are invited to shop.

 

Q: How often am I able to shop?

A: We welcome you to shop with us once a week.

 

Q: How are the food pantries funded?

A: The food pantries are funded by generous in-kind and cash donations and grants. Donations have been made by individuals and organizations around the country. We also receive many donations locally.

 

Q: I am not able to make it to the food pantry, what should I do?

A: We understand that lack of transportation, working hours, and illness cause some residents to be unable to make it to the food pantry during scheduled hours. There are several options to help overcome these issues. If you are facing this issue please call our hotline at 802.276.0189 and leave a detailed message including your name and contact information. Please be sure to repeat your name and phone number twice in your message. Please also make sure your phone is able to accept phone calls from caller ID blocked numbers.

 

Q: What should I do if I have a food emergency?

A: In case of a food emergency please call our hotline at 802.276.0189. Upon calling you will hear a detailed message and be asked to leave a message with your name and contact information. Please be sure to repeat your name and phone number twice in your message. Please also make sure your phone is able to accept phone calls from caller ID blocked numbers.

For all other emergencies please call 911.