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Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc.

Our community is committed to providing support to our neighbors
with food and assistance.

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The Charlotte Food Shelf is an all volunteer organization supported by the Charlotte Congregational Church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and the Charlotte Community. It is located in the Congregational Church vestry  at:

403 Church Hill Road

Charlotte, Vermont 05445

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc. is a non profit striving to provide nutritious food to those residing in Charlotte, Vermont or North Ferrisburgh, Vermont.


Eligibility Requirement for Patrons

  • A community member of Charlotte or North Ferrisburgh

  • Registration with proof of residency is required on second visit to Food Shelf.

Proof of Residency provided by a current invoice, such as a utility bill, which verifies name, address and residency of patron.



Wednesdays 4-6 pm and Saturdays starting in April 9-11 am   (2nd and 4th of the month),  unless otherwise noted




February 28


March 13

March 27


April 10 & 13

April 24 & 27


May 8 & 11

May 22 & 25


June 12 & 15

June 26 & 29



The Food Shelf provides the following types of assistance based on available funds:


Adult Preventative Dental Care Assistance 


Emergency Heating Assistance

  • Fuel

  • Electric


Children’s Assistance Program

  • Non marking sneakers for PE at school

  • Winter clothing


Emergency Assistance Grants

Emergencies outside the scope of established programs may receive assistance based on circumstances and funds available.

Application for Grant Assistance  (Forms are also available at the Food Shelf)

Applicants must reside in Charlotte or North Ferrisburgh.


Please mail or bring applications to the food shelf

Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc.

P.O. Box 83

Charlotte, VT 05445

Contact Info
Contact Information

For all other information, call: 802-425-3252

Other Resources
Other Resources


The Vermont 2-1-1 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.

3 Squares  VT

3SquaresVT can help you stretch your food budget so you can put three healthy meals on your table every day. 

Department of Children and Families
There are multiple assistance programs available to families for food, fuel, child care, utilities, education, and more. This is where you will find
information about Vermont's food program, 3Squares.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, weatherization and energy-related home repairs.
1-800-479-6151 or 

Ways To Give

Ways To Give

Monetary Donations

Please give to the Charlotte Food Shelf. Your donation will help us support our neighbors in need.

Giving online is easy and safe through PayPal. You can use your PayPal account or your credit/debit card. Click on the button above.

If you prefer to make a donation via check, you can make checks payable to Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc. and mail to:

PO Box 83

Charlotte, VT 05445


The Charlotte Food Shelf appreciates your generosity.

We are a nonprofit tax exempt organization.

Your gift is tax deductible within the guidelines of US law.

Non-perishable Items

The Food Shelf is accepting non-perishable items. Please leave outside on the covered porch behind the sanctuary.


The Food Shelf welcomes volunteers to assist with:

  • Food distribution

  • Food Shopping 

  • Special projects throughout the year

For information please email Peggy at:

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 Giles Anderson,  Director


Nancy Bloch,  Vice President  


Karen Doris,  President  


Michael Russell,  Director  


Peggy Sharpe,  Secretary  


Cindy Tyler,  Treasurer  

Mike Yantachka, Director

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