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Where to Find Food


Click the links below to find Thanksgiving meals and baskets in the area:

Thanksgiving Meals - Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year, programs are running either a TO-GO meal pick up program or delivery service to families. Please see the information below for each and agency contact information for any questions:

Thanksgiving Baskets ONLY - These agencies are registering families to receive a Thanksgiving Turkey Basket ONLY. Since each agency has its own requirements to obtain a basket, please call agencies directly to register. Due to COVID-19, each agency has its own specific requirements to register for a basket, and some may not be able to do person-to-person registration:


Please consult the following list for information about where to find food in our region. We will do our best to keep it updated. These are agencies actively open for families at this point. Community meal sites are doing to-go containers or take out, and pantries have pre-packed bags with most either by single appointment only, or curbside pickups. You can also always dial 2-1-1 for free 24/7 for updated information.

Many thanks to the following funders for their grant support of the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center:

Bodenwein Foundation, Centreville Bank, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Chelsea Groton Bank, Citizen's Bank, City of New London Community Development Block Grant, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Dime Bank, Dominion, EFSP – CARES, Emergency Food and Shelter Program, Eversource, Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, Jewett City Savings Bank, Ledyard Rotary Foundation, Liberty Bank, MDA-UAW Local 571, Mystic Rotary, New London Telephone Employees' CSF, Niantic Rotary, Pfizer Inc. ShopRite, and Swindells Charitable Foundation