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Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc.

Our community is committed to provide support to our neighbors

with food and assistance.

Tomato
Yellow Pepper
Iceberg Lettuce
Broccoli
Watermelon
Tomato

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.

 

Schedule

2022

 

June

8th & 22nd   4:00 -6:00 pm

July

13th & 27th  4:00 -6:00 pm

August

10th & 24th  4:00 -6:00 pm

September

14th & 28th  4:00 -6:00 pm

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

 

Assistance

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

2-1-1

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. 

VERAP  - The Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program 
The Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program (VERAP) was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. VERAP helps tenant households with paying rent, past-due rent balances (also known as arrears), utility and home energy costs, utility and home energy cost arrears, and other expenses related to housing. Rent expenses include rent, rent arrears. Utilities include separately stated electricity, gas, water, sewer, trash removal and energy costs, such as fuel oil.  

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 https://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/fuel-assistance 

 

Ways To Give

 

Monetary Donations

Charlotte Food Shelf, Inc. 

Post Office Box 83

Charlotte, VT 05445

Non-perishable Items

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

Volunteer

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

 

Giles Anderson,  Director

giles@andersonliteraryagency.com

Anne Marie Andriola,  Director  

annemarie.andriola@gmail.com 

Nancy Bloch,  Vice President  

nancybloch@gmail.com

Karen Doris,  President  

doriskaren@comcast.net

Michael Russell,  Director  

mrblueearth@gmail.com

Peggy Sharpe,  Secretary  

ckmj@comcast.net

Cindy Tyler,  Treasurer  

tyler.cindyp@gmail.com

 
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