Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc.

Our community is committed to provide support to our neighbors

with food and assistance.

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

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.



The Food Shelf is open every Wednesday from 5-7 pm.

For emergency food assistance, see Contact Information below.



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 and be registered for food assistance with the Charlotte Food Shelf.


Please mail or bring applications to the food shelf

Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc.

P.O. Box 83

Charlotte, VT 05445

Contact Information

For Emergency Food, call John: 802-425-3130

For Information, call: 802-425-3252

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. 


Ways To Give


Monetary Donations

Until further notice, please give to the food shelf by sending a check only.

Thank you very much.

Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc. 

Post Office Box 83

Charlotte, VT 05445

Thank you for understanding our need to keep everyone as safe as possible.


The Food Shelf welcomes volunteers to assist with:

  • Food distribution

  • Food Shopping 

  • Special projects throughout the year

For information please call: 425-3252


Board of Directors

Karen Doris, President,

Nancy Bloch, Vice President,

Cindy Tyler, Treasurer,

Peggy Sharpe, Secretary,

Peter Richardson, Director,

Cindi Robinson, Director,

Michael Russell, Director,

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Charlotte Congregational Church

403 Church Hill Road

P.O. Box 12

Charlotte, VT 05445



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