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Mobile Pantry Distributions

The best way to stay up-to-date on any cancellations of Mobile Pantry dates is to register for our mobile messaging. Text keyword UWNEWS to 51555, and you will receive no more than 4 texts/month and can opt out at any time. Messages will include United Way news, volunteer opportunites, and activities in addition to Mobile Pantry changes.

  • We ask that you show up to any Mobile Food Pantry no EARLIER than one hour ahead of time! Everyone is line will receive food.
  • We recommend you bookmark this page as it will be updated regularly with any date changes. Check back often to ensure you have the most accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Please bring your own bags and ID to distributions! This program will not impact your eligibility for other programs.
  • ** Indicates site moving indoors for winter months.
  • Click to download a postcard (4-up) in English or Spanish.

297 Old Hebron Road, Colchester RecPlex Park
Every third Friday of the month, 1-2 p.m.

St. John's Christian Church, 346 Shennecossett Road
Every fourth Friday of the month, 10-11 a.m.
2019 date change: December 13

Groton Human Services, 2 Fort Hill Road
Every second Wednesday of the month, 10-11 a.m.

Jewett City
St. Mary's Church, 54 North Main Street
Every third Wednesday of the month, 4-5 p.m.

New London
C.B. Jennings Elementary School, 50 Mercer Street
Every fourth Wednesday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
2019 date changes: November 19 and December 17

**Norwich Free Academy, Sachem Campus, 90 Sachem Street
Every third Thursday of the month, 5-6 p.m.

**Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike
Every fourth Tuesday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
2019 date changes: November 12 and December 10

Town of Salem, 200 Hartford Road
Every first Wednesday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
2020 date change: January 14

**Stonington Human Services, 166 South Broad Street, Pawcatuck
(In the winter, the distribution moves indoors to the High School cafeteria)
Every first Monday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
2020 date change: September 14

**Wequonnoc Family Resource Center, 155 Providence Street
Every first Thursday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
2019 date change: November 14
2020 date changes: January 9 and July 9

For snow days, if schools in that town are closed or if New London schools are closed, there will be no distribution until the following month.

Many thanks to the following funders for their grant support of the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank and the Mobile Food Pantry program:

Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Chelsea Groton Bank, Citizens Bank, City of New London, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Connecticut Food Bank, Dime Bank, Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, Jewett City Savings Bank, Liberty Bank Foundation, New London Telephone Employees CSF, Pfizer Connecticut Labs, ShopRite, the Rotary Club of Mystic, Webster Bank, and Wells Fargo.