The Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry helps address food deserts and transportation barriers that make it difficult for people who are food insecure to access the adequate nutrition they need. The Mobile Food Pantry has the agility to meet the changing needs in our communities.” – CT Food Bank

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has been a host site for the CT Food Bank Mobile Pantry truck since 2010, offering fresh produce to local residents every 3rd Thursday of the month. Volunteers consist of students, staff and faculty from the college, plus local community leaders. For NCCC students, this is a chance to volunteer for a worthy cause, plus students can take home a large box of fresh food.

The CT Food Bank Mobile Pantry is open to any community member who is in need of food. Delivery is:

  • Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • At the corner of Holabird Avenue & Main Street (NCCC Greenwoods parking lot)

NCCC’s 2018 delivery schedule (with NCCC club/organization volunteers) is as follows:

  • January 18th – NCCC staff
  • February 15th – Spanish club, Team Success Scholars
  • March 15th – Spanish club, Health Professions club
  • April 19th – Hula Hoop club, Health Professions club, Student Nursing Association
  • May 17th – Team Success Scholars
  • June 21st – Student Nursing Association
  • July 19th – Student Nursing Association
  • August 16th 
  • September 20th
  • October 18th
  • November 15th
  • December 20th

    

For further information on NCCC’s delivery contact Susan Dichter, site coordinator at 860.738.6335. For information on the CT Food Bank, or for other Mobile Pantry host sites, go to Mobile Pantry info in CT.

See you at the truck!